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  • Behind the evil eyes: The (Real) story of the Amityville house

    amityville house at 112 Ocean Drive long island

    Highlights The Amityville Horror House is real, and you can find it in Long Island, NY — though its now-infamous 112 Ocean Avenue address has changed to 108 Ocean Ave. Its tragic history started in 1974 when Ronald DeFeo Jr. killed his entire family (father, mother, two brothers, and two sisters) DeFeo’s brutal murders inspired […] More

  • The history of the Breakers mansion in Newport, the Vanderbilt summer estate

    exterior of the breakers mansion in newport, rhode island

    Gilded Age mansions are a living reminder of a time long past when America’s richest families — like the Astors, Vanderbilts, Carnegies, and Rockefellers — used their sprawling estates to assert status and give everyone a visual representation of their vast family fortune. And nobody did it better than the Vanderbilt family. The Vanderbilts were […] More

  • The Complete History of Hearst Castle in San Simeon

    Exterior of Hearst Castle in San Simeon, CA

    One of the most magnificent mansions in all of California, Hearst Castle has a rich history that captivates audiences just as much as its striking architecture. Built more than a quarter mile above the Pacific Ocean, the California castle that was formerly known as La Cuesta Encantada (Spanish for The Enchanted Hill), is a historic […] More

  • Spotlight On: Graceland, Elvis Presley’s House in Memphis

    Exterior of Graceland mansion, Elvis Presley's longtime home

    Ranked as the most-visited privately owned home in the United States, Graceland attracts 650,000 visitors a year.  Rivaling other famous homes such as the Biltmore Estate in North Carolina, Hearst Castle in California and the White House in Washington, D.C., Graceland is a mansion on a 13.8-acre estate in Memphis, Tennessee.  So what’s all the […] More

  • The Barbie Penthouse Where the Real Barbie and Ken Grew Up

    A one-of-a-kind penthouse with a playful backstory is now up for grabs. The iconic Barbie Penthouse, once owned by Mattel founders Ruth and Elliot Handler and later heavily customized to match its moniker was listed for sale asking $9,999,888. Current owner Nicole Sassaman, a well-known real-estate flipper, designer, and television host, bought the condo directly from […] More

  • Is It Real? The Creepy House in Stephen King’s ‘It’

    The House in Stephen King's It

    With more than 350 million copies sold, Stephen King is by far the biggest best-selling author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, crime, science-fiction, and fantasy novels in the U.S. — if not the world. His work has spawned countless movie adaptations and bone-chilling TV series, each earning more praise than the other. With an impressive […] More

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