Take 200 feet of Lake Tahoe beach front property, incorporate some of the original cabins that were used to house athletes in the 1960 Winter Olympic Games at Squaw Valley, and a team of creative and passionate minds, and 22 months later you have a home that captures the vision […]

High up in the treetops in Robbinsville, N.C., is the Carolina, the 2016 Best in American Living Awards Platinum winner for One-of-a-Kind Custom or Specialty Home, 901 – 2,500 square feet–and our Home of the Week! This mountainside retreat has 30-mile views of Lake Fontana, the surrounding forest and the Blue […]

Meet Siesta Key of Sarasota, Fla. The orientation of this home responds to approximately 300 linear feet of waterfront and unobstructed, 360-degree views from the roof and outdoor-living level of the adjacent Intracoastal Waterway and entire downtown skyline. And for this and many reasons, it’s our Home of the Week! The […]

Summertime, summertime, sum- sum- summertime…the new summer issue of Best in American Living is here! We’re looking at new and exciting innovations in today’s most beautiful homes and communities. The Drawing Board: This award-winning Madison, Wisconsin college dormitory boasts amenities the students’ parents would love. Going Green: From lighting to […]

Timeless design transcends trends and maintains its appeal throughout the generations. Do you want to be recognized as a leader in timeless residential design, planning and development? Then submit your home and community design projects for a 2016 NAHB Best in American Living Award™ (BALA)! Best in American Living Awards winners […]