Makeover of historic mansion becomes journey of discovery for Black family, their online followers

Any homeowner renovating a historic property knows there’s a possibility of discovering a surprise or two lurking behind the walls. Water damage, mildew, faulty wiring systems and more are not uncommon. But for Black homeowners, the surprises may be more than expensive or hazardous. Sometimes, they’re painful reminders of generational […]

Owner vows to repair damaged carriage house at Roslyn Mansion; ‘We’re committed to fixing it’ | Local News

Designed by famed Lancaster architect C. Emlen Urban, the circa-1896 Roslyn mansion property at Marietta and North President avenues had been extensively rehabilitated by late 2018 under new owners who bought it 2016.  Yet even as the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County was giving the home its 2018 Lancaster […]

Sylvester Stallone Lists the $130 Million Rocky-themed Mansion He’s Lived in for Over Two Decades

Sylvester Stallone recently listed his enormous $130 million Rocky-themed Los Angeles mansion, selling it in favor of something slightly more modest—a $35.4 million property down in Florida. Stallone and his wife Jennifer Flavin plan to sell their custom-built 21,000-square-foot Beverly Hills Park home after over two decades of living there. […]

The Marijuana Mansion Is Haunted by a Real High Society

Doorways open up to 130-year-old corridors, where ghosts mingle with cannabis smoke. Bookcases pull you into secret rooms. Light moves as capriciously as the spirits themselves, flickering through Romanesque stained-glass windows. If these walls could talk, they’d give you a contact high. Welcome to the Marijuana Mansion. A Spirited Past […]