Decoded: the Most 'Exquisite' Listings in the Country

Jeremiah Budin
April 12, 2013

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[1828 S Harding Ave, Chicago, via Trulia]

One good thing about this "exquisite" building—boarded up windows notwithstanding—is that if you're an evil enchantress it's the perfect place to imprison Rapunzel. Lots of good footholds for climbing, too. (Also, if you're thinking that the "exquisite" here is meant to apply to the interiors, well, just click through to the listing.)

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[6166 Airport Blvd, Houston, via Trulia]

Is exquisite even a strong enough word to describe this fireplace? Majestic fireplace? Incomparable fireplace, perhaps? The fireplace to end all fireplaces?

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[8681 Jaffa Court East Dr #34, Indianapolis, via Trulia]

Exquisitely comfortable, that is.

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[4206 Euclid Ave, Baltimore, via Trulia]

Hey, save some of that exquisiteness for the inside!
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