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It is with complete and utter disbelief that we relay this news broken by our sister blog, Fishbowl NY: 106-year-old House & Garden will cease to exist come December.

While we’re not terribly surprised about the surfeit of shelter mags crowding out some of the competition, we thought H&G was one of the most forward-thinking. Earlier this year, H&G took on a massive website redesign that not only made it look real pretty, they made some super-smart choices like adding Grace Bonney, Karrie Jacobs and Treehugger as bloggers, as well as bringing Jay McInerney‘s wine column online.

Although maybe this really isn’t the end…H&G has already been axed once in 1993, and was brought back to life in 1996.

A statement from Condé Nast follows.

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