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02/23/2012 03:52 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Six Former Showhouses Turned Particularly Stylish Listings

The balls-to-the-wall initiative known as the showhouse serves many purposes. On the most basic level, it's a dedicated space for interior designers to (literally) show their work. When it's tied to media—say, Elle Decor—it shines a bigger spotlight on advertisers and corporate sponsors and brings additional recognition to the magazine brand. Often it gives the public license to ogle an expensive, professionally decorated space.

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