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Type of site
News website
Available inEnglish
OwnerVox Media
Alexa rankNegative increase 4,972 (September 2018)[1]
Launched2006; 13 years ago (2006)
Current statusActive

Curbed is an American real estate and urban design blog network founded by Lockhart Steele.[2][3] As of 2019, there are area-specific editions for Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C,[4] as well as formerly for the Hamptons and Miami.[5][6] There is 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.[7]

On November 10, 2013, The New York Times reported that Vox Media had purchased the Curbed Network, which, apart from Curbed, also included dining website Eater and fashion website Racked.[8] The paper reported that the cash-and-stock deal was worth between $20 million and $30 million.[8]


  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Dan (October 30, 2007). "Not All Is Gloomy in Real Estate: A Blog Network Attracts Capital". The New York Times. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
  3. ^ Oppenheimer, Mark (March 19, 2010). "The Optimist's Blogger". The New York Times Magazine. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
  4. ^ "About Curbed". Curbed. Archived from the original on February 15, 2013. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
  5. ^ "We've closed up shop". Retrieved November 1, 2019.
  6. ^ "Curbed Miami's Greatest Hits". Retrieved November 1, 2019.
  7. ^ Wilkey, Robin (January 4, 2013). "San Francisco Best Neighborhood Of 2012: Lower Haight Takes The Curbed Cup". HuffPost. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
  8. ^ a b Kaufman, Leslie (November 10, 2013). "Vox Media Buying Network of Sites". The New York Times. Retrieved November 10, 2013.

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