Author: Mark Moffa

On location: The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia

To say that the location of The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia, is its greatest asset, is not to diminish the magnificence of the homes themselves, or the friendly services, elegant amenities and unparalleled lifestyle. It is to simply say that life at these residences provides owners with unbeatable views, enviable access and a unique experience impossible anywhere else.

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Coldwell Banker Real Estate Remembers Chandler Barton, Former CEO

Chandler B. Barton, former CEO of Coldwell Banker Real Estate, passed away on Feb. 12, 2017 at his home in Johns Creek, Ga., with his family by his side. He was 83 years old. During his 17-year tenure with Coldwell Banker, including seven years as CEO from 1989 to 1996, Barton helped make the company one of the nation’s strongest real estate organizations, leaving a lasting impact on the brand that still remains today. “Chandler Barton was more than the CEO; he was the inspirational leader of the brand,” says Charlie Young, current president and CEO of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. “His personality, charisma and Southern charm made him magnetic, never failing to get a standing ovation at Coldwell Banker events. He was a friend to all and the kind of person who simply commanded your respect with his sage advice and can-do attitude. While he was no-nonsense, he was a kind soul, with the highest level of integrity.” “Chandler was one of the most notable industry luminaries of his time,” says Alex Perriello, CEO of the Realogy Franchise Group. “He was an amazing real estate entrepreneur, always willing to share his knowledge and expertise with others. I was extremely fortunate to have Chandler as a mentor early in my career at Coldwell Banker. He will be missed by all those who knew him.” Before joining Coldwell Banker,...

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A River Runs Through It

Visually representing a river ecosystem, the Kasparo I table merges interactivity with interior furniture as it magically comes to life when someone enters the room. By Samantha Myers Produced from three basic materials — wood, glass and resin — and coupled with cutting-edge LED technology, the Kasparo I table evokes the sense of observing a small creek flowing into a larger river, eventually cascading into a glass waterfall. Created by a team of six in Bystrzyca Kłodzka, Poland, the Kasparo I took over a year to design and each individual table requires 200 hours of hand labor and fifteen...

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