The childhood home of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is currently on the market for $1.89 million. The NFL star grew up in the stately 3,000-square-foot home in Austin, Texas, in the late ’80s and early ’90s until, according to Realtor.com, his family sold it off to its current owners in 1993. Brees reportedly attended a nearby elementary school and would go on to play football at Westlake High School.
The four-bedroom, three-bathroom home, originally built in the 1930s, has since been substantially renovated, with the notable addition of a guesthouse and pool courtesy of the current owners. The exterior of the residence features a colorful brick facade with a massive carved wooden front door flanked by four white pillars. Once inside, the home opens onto a spacious living room anchored by a brick wood-burning fireplace, with large wood-trimmed picture windows and a finished hardwood floor. A formal
It was the natural light, separate kitchen, and high ceilings that first struck Natasha Nyanin about the space where she now lives. After subleasing, sleeping on a friend’s sofa, and living with her uncle on Long Island for a year, she was glad to have finally found her dream New York City apartment, a 350-square-foot Lincoln Square studio on the Upper West Side.
Natasha, the child of diplomats, was born in London and raised in Ghana, and moved to the U.S. nearly two decades ago—later moving to New York, in 2016. She has a fascinating résumé:
With the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic impacting people’s daily lives and routines across the world, folks are increasingly turning inward and hunkering down for what may be several more weeks of social distancing. What better time, then, to start watching a design-focused TV series that is informative, heartwarming, and/or aesthetically pleasing? Happily, there is no shortage of design shows to choose from during this period, whether you’re more into stories about life-changing renovations or elaborate, gravity-defying feats of architecture. Here, we’ve rounded up some of the most bingeable design-centric series on streaming services and cable now, with hopes that they will offer up a small respite from an exhausting news cycle. Beautiful imagery aside, these series will remind you of the importance of these places we call home.
Home, AppleTV+’s new documentary
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