Nightmare on Main Street: When natural disaster strikes home

On Aug. 23, 2005, the hurricanes at Pat O’Brien’s — the famed French Quarter watering hole — were flying off the bar. Few in the Sportsman’s Paradise had noticed the formation of small tropical depression germinating in the warm Atlantic Ocean waters that summer. Everyone in the Big Easy was enjoying life and letting the bon ton roulette (the good times roll) …

3-D home of the day

This suite above the Shangri-La hotel in Toronto is a stunning frame to sweeping views of downtown Toronto. Modern fixtures and simple adornments make this a comfortable residence for any traveler or city-dweller trying to balance work, entertainment a…

3-D home of the day

The unique layout of this Ellicott City, Maryland, homestead affords an expanded panoramic view of the rolling hills below. The floor plan is dominated by natural curves that recapitulate the undulating landscape …

3-D home of the day

Step into this northern Ontario lakefront dream home to experience all of its wonders. With 3,000 square feet of living space, almost an acre of beautifully landscaped surroundings and just under 200 feet of waterfront in a private bay, this property i…