New Renderings Highlights Ridiculous Penthouse at CoHi’s Former Helicopter Factory [Urban Turf DC] Whoever moves into this penthouse, I will be your very best friend if you let me hang out on the roof deck. I don’t care how bad of a person you are, I agree in advance to, at the very minimum, to laugh at all your jokes.
Could Urban Farms Be the Preschools of the Future? [Citylab] Alternate headline: “How to Get Around Child Agricultural Labor Laws.”
Bethesda’s Baltzley Castle Hits Market At $4.4 Million [Bethesda Magazine] This castle, a former Prohibition-era speakeasy, was built with the profits from the splatterless eggbeater, and was intended to kick off the era of “the Rhineland on the Potomac.” What a weird sentence that was.
This Incredible Kazakhstan Treehouse Costs $340K to Build [Daily Mail] This tree is calling its friends like, “no, seriously, these humans built an entire house completely around me! No, I’m not high right now!”
Norway Is Investing $1 Billion In Bicycle Highways [Mental Floss] Meanwhile in the US, we just legalized offshore oil drilling in the near-Atlantic. Sigh.
The Eviction Economy [The New York Times] Infuriating that rural slumlords can net half a million in profit from a trailer park in such disrepair that the local government designated it a “bio-hazard site.” I’m adding this to the list of issues I’ll be emailing Kanye’s presidential campaign coordinator about in 2020.