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A day of real estate weirdness

'Obscura' event features tours of unusual homes

Editor's note: This is the first in an occasional series of articles about unique and unusual real estate and architecture, written by Seattle-based real estate agent and blogger Marlow Harris. If you'd like to share some interesting homes with us, please comment below or send a letter to the editor. Atlas Obscura is an online guide to wondrous, curious and bizarre sites across the globe. Its range is varied and global, and the site includes a section featuring strange and unusual homes and architecture in the U.S. And this Saturday, March 20, is Obscura Day -- a sort of global open house event for some of the extreme homes and exotic attractions around the world that are featured at the site (click here to view a full list of tour sites). In West Palm Beach, Fla., for example, you can trek through the abandoned streets of Unit 11 in the Everglades on Saturday. While this failed housing development has been uninhabited -- by humans, at least -- for 40 years, it has become a...

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