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    There is no place like home when it comes to designing a successful mixed-use housing project, according to Yizak Toledano, founder and CEO of Aventura, Fla.-based Sky Development. Toledano's latest project is in his own backyard: City Park Aventura, a 7.4-acre project of 53 townhomes and 51...

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    As soon as the Montgomery Ward building opened in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1928, it dominated the city's retail scene and became an iconic feature of its skyline. For decades, shoppers browsed the eight-story building for fashions and furnishings, while the site's mail-order warehouse shipped...

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    If Field of Dreams was remade for today's audience, the protagonist wouldn't be urged to build a baseball diamond but rather a structure equally as precise—and just as irresistible to its fans: a shimmering tower of glass and steel, with 90-degree angles, clean lines, and expansive views.

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    On a cool, spring Chicago morning, Steven Fifield instinctively sits cross-legged and assumes a meditation pose on a grassy rooftop at Left Bank at K Station, his firm's newest high-rise apartment community. The impromptu gesture surprised the MFE photographer, but actually makes perfect sense to...