1. San Francisco Designed in 1917 by renowned architect Willis Polk, this five-bedroom stucco row house is located in the Nob Hill neighborhood. Features include French doors, a master suite with a private roof deck, and a guest suite with a kitchenette. A courtyard and two additional decks allow for outdoor access. $3,250,000. Eric Altree, Pacific Union/Christie’s International Real Estate, (415) 345-3049

Steal of the week
Located on Butchers Hill, this four-bedroom row house was built in 1936. Features include wide-plank wood floors, brick walls, and an updated bathroom with a claw-foot tub. The home is completely solar-powered and features a fenced backyard garden. $279,000. Robert Ellin, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, (410) 235-4100

3. Manhattan This four-bedroom Federal and Greek Revival–style town house is located in the Charlton-King-Vandam Historic District. The home is centered around an elliptical staircase crowned by an oval skylight. Additional features include a chef’s kitchen with marble counters, etched-glass pocket doors, and a master suite with a mahogany closet and a garden-view terrace. $8,000,000. Brian Lewis, Halstead Property, (212) 381-2252

4. Brooklyn Located in Boerum Hill, this 1850 brick duplex is near the new home of the Brooklyn Nets and multiple subway lines. The three-bedroom home features wide-plank wood floors, crown molding, a fully furnished basement, and two rental units. Exterior amenities include a deck, a greenhouse, and a planted garden. $2,800,000. James Crow and Sue Wolfe, Corcoran Group Real Estate, (718) 923-8061

5. Philadelphia This 1913 four-bedroom home is located a block from the art museum and the Schuylkill River. The fully renovated row house features a modern interior with details that include a floating steel-and-glass staircase, an open-floor layout, and 19-foot ceilings on the first floor. Outside amenities include a Japanese rock garden and a pergola with custom benches. $799,900. Alison Goldblum, Cityspace, (215) 625-3650

6. Charleston, S.C. British merchant Jonathon Simpson originally built this waterfront row house in 1785. Located on Rainbow Row, the five-bedroom home features a cypress-trimmed library, a new eat-in kitchen, multiple fireplaces, and French doors. The former brick kitchen house has been converted to a 1,500-square-foot guesthouse. $3,350,000. Lynn Hanlin, Carriage Properties, (843) 266-8004

7. Chicago Built in 1893, this seven-bedroom house is located in the city’s Gold Coast neighborhood, one block from Lake Michigan. The four-level Victorian-style home includes hardwood floors, eight fireplaces, a wet bar, and a private gym. Exterior features include a roof deck, wrought-iron fencing, and a screen porch. $4,500,000. Pamela Sage, Baird & Warner, (312) 981-2788