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Owner Vox Media
Current status Active

Curbed is an American real-estate blog network founded by Lockhart Steele.[1][2] As of 2014 there are area-specific editions for New York City, the Hamptons, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., New Orleans, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Seattle, Cape Cod, Vancouver, Toronto, and North American ski towns.[3] There's also a National site, founded in 2010, that Steele once described as "Architectural Digest after a three-martini lunch.” The site hosts an annual contest, the Curbed Cup, to pick the best neighborhood in each city.[4]

The Curbed Network also includes dining website Eater and fashion website Racked.[5]

On November 10, 2013, The New York Times reported that Vox Media had purchased the Curbed Network.[6] The paper reported that the cash-and-stock deal was worth between $20 million and $30 million.[6]


  1. ^ Mitchell, Dan (30 October 2007). "Not All Is Gloomy in Real Estate: A Blog Network Attracts Capital". New York Times. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Oppenheimer, Mark (19 March 2010). "The Optimist’s Blogger". The New York Times Magazine. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "About Curbed". Curbed. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Wilkey, Robin (4 January 2013). "San Francisco Best Neighborhood Of 2012: Lower Haight Takes The Curbed Cup". Huffington Post. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  5. ^ Hagey, Paul (14 December 2012). "The view from the curb". Inman News. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  6. ^ a b Kaufman, Leslie (10 November 2013). "Vox Media Buying Network of Sites". New York Times. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 

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