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The Insider: Designer Conjures Style in Cobble Hill Rental With Ingenious, Inexpensive Ideas
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The Insider: Designer Conjures Style in Cobble Hill Rental With Ingenious, Inexpensive Ideas
Source Brownstoner

In six years as an associate at Gensler, the behemoth global architecture firm where he developed concepts and strategies for major corporate...

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Brownstone Boys: Getting a Reno Project Started
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Brownstone Boys: Getting a Reno Project Started
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Editor's note: Welcome to the 34th installment of Brownstone Boys Reno, a reader renovation diary. We're excited to publish their tale of buying...

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Daily Links: Bed Stuy Tenants Fight to Keep Their Rent-Stabilization Status From Being Eliminated
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Daily Links: Bed Stuy Tenants Fight to Keep Their Rent-Stabilization Status From Being Eliminated
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In the News Coney Corner to Be Co-Named for Brooklyn Cop Killed in 1941 [Eagle] Bed Stuy Tenants Fight to Restore Rent Rights [Eagle] BP Adams...

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Daily Links: ICE Attempts Two Raids in Sunset Park As Brooklyn Residents Preps for More
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Daily Links: ICE Attempts Two Raids in Sunset Park As Brooklyn Residents Preps for More
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In the News ICE Attempts Two Raids in Sunset Park [Eagle] Nathan’s Famous Buyer Sold Property to City for Twice the Price [Eagle] How “Atlantic...

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This Furniture Store-Replacing Seven-Story Development Has Topped Out in Greenpoint
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This Furniture Store-Replacing Seven-Story Development Has Topped Out in Greenpoint
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A new seven-story mixed-use development has topped out in Greenpoint. Located at 1056 Manhattan Avenue, between Freeman and Eagle streets, it...

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Get an Architect's Perspective With a New Tour Series at Olana
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Get an Architect's Perspective With a New Tour Series at Olana
Source Brownstoner

Even if you have visited Frederic Church's masterpiece of design before, you can see it through a different lens this summer with a special Olana...

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Six-Story, Garage-Replacing Residential Building Inches Toward Completion in Bushwick
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Six-Story, Garage-Replacing Residential Building Inches Toward Completion in Bushwick
Source Brownstoner

A six-story mixed-use property taking over half a block in Bushwick has topped out and the exterior is almost done. Located at 600 Bushwick Avenue,...

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Modern, Roomy Apartment in Hunters Point With Outdoor Space, En Suite Bath Asks $1.86 Million
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Modern, Roomy Apartment in Hunters Point With Outdoor Space, En Suite Bath Asks $1.86 Million
Source Brownstoner

With three-and-a-half bedrooms and three baths, this apartment in Hunters Point is spacious enough for a growing family. It's located in The Zipper...

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Two Trees Plans Waterfront Park, May Seek Rezoning for Housing on Williamsburg Con Ed Site
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Two Trees Plans Waterfront Park, May Seek Rezoning for Housing on Williamsburg Con Ed Site
Source Brownstoner

What do Williamsburg residents want in a new waterfront park and development? Peace and quiet. That was one of the suggestions that came out of a...

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Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: From Recently Renovated to Needs Some Work
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Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: From Recently Renovated to Needs Some Work
Source Brownstoner

The most popular listings on Brownstoner this week include a co-op in Sunset Park, an updated townhouse in Bed Stuy and a wood frame in Greenpoint....

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Williamsburg’s Historic Church of the Annunciation School May Be Altered for Apartments
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Williamsburg’s Historic Church of the Annunciation School May Be Altered for Apartments
Source Brownstoner

A classic Victorian pile that stands on a rare historic corner of Williamsburg may soon lose its historic character to development. A developer...

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FiveMyles Gallery Connects Crown Heights
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FiveMyles Gallery Connects Crown Heights
Source Brownstoner

Since Hanne Tierney opened the Crown Heights art gallery FiveMyles in 1999, the neighborhood has gone through major shifts. It was a "tight...

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Small Modifications to the Landmarked Interior at One Hanson Place Approved by LPC
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Small Modifications to the Landmarked Interior at One Hanson Place Approved by LPC
Source Brownstoner

Some changes are coming to the landmarked ground floor interior of the former Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower in Fort Greene. At a Landmarks...

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LPC Calendars Five Historic Industrial Buildings in Gowanus, Says Public Hearings Coming Soon
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LPC Calendars Five Historic Industrial Buildings in Gowanus, Says Public Hearings Coming Soon
Source Brownstoner

This morning, following their surprising inclusion Monday afternoon on the LPC's hearing lineup, five properties have been calendared in Gowanus....

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Former Post Office on Atlantic Avenue in Boerum Hill to Become Trio of Residential Buildings
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Former Post Office on Atlantic Avenue in Boerum Hill to Become Trio of Residential Buildings
Source Brownstoner

What was once a post office in Boerum Hill is soon to make way for a residential building. Actually, three on their way, according to building...

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Is Red Hook's Historic S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse Being Demolished Without a Permit?
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Is Red Hook's Historic S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse Being Demolished Without a Permit?
Source Brownstoner

Could the historic S. W. Bowne Grain Storehouse soon be demolished one way or another, with or without official city sanction? A tipster told...

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Daily Links: Despite Community Board Objections, Dyker Heights Getting More Bike Lanes
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Daily Links: Despite Community Board Objections, Dyker Heights Getting More Bike Lanes
Source Brownstoner

In the News Moving to Brooklyn This Summer? Consider a Hard Hat [NYT] How New Rent Laws Help All City Tenants [NYT] Bed Stuy Family Upset Over Deal...

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From the Forum: Keeping the Neighbor’s Mess Out of Your Backyard
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From the Forum: Keeping the Neighbor’s Mess Out of Your Backyard
Source Brownstoner

The yard next door is a mess and the rats and mosquitoes it attracts are starting to wander over to another homeowner's patch of green. The...

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Demolition Planned for Terra-Cotta Survivor and Its Neighbors in Downtown Brooklyn
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Demolition Planned for Terra-Cotta Survivor and Its Neighbors in Downtown Brooklyn
Source Brownstoner

A whimsical, early 20th century low-scale holdout may soon disappear from the increasingly tower-filled skyline of Downtown Brooklyn. Completed in...

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Walls Rise at Enormous Condo-Rental Luxury Development at 85 Jay Street in Dumbo
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Walls Rise at Enormous Condo-Rental Luxury Development at 85 Jay Street in Dumbo
Source Brownstoner

Concrete walls are taking shape at Dumbo's biggest development site, where foundation work continues. Walls are going up and rebar and concrete...

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Residents Cheer as Landmarks Commission Designates Four Historic Districts in Sunset Park
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Residents Cheer as Landmarks Commission Designates Four Historic Districts in Sunset Park
Source Brownstoner

Four separate historic districts in Sunset Park-the first in the neighborhood-were designated this morning by the Landmarks Preservation Commission...

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Curved Tower Will Rise on Former Jehovah’s Witnesses Lot Next to Brooklyn Bridge in Dumbo
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Curved Tower Will Rise on Former Jehovah’s Witnesses Lot Next to Brooklyn Bridge in Dumbo
Source Brownstoner

A tilted, glassy tower is coming soon to Dumbo, where it will be wedged between the Brooklyn Bridge and the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Located at...

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Albany to Enact Sweeping Rent Reforms, and Cities Can Opt In
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Albany to Enact Sweeping Rent Reforms, and Cities Can Opt In
Source Brownstoner

Buoyed by freshman who pledged not to take money from the real estate lobby, Albany lawmakers said they reached a deal Tuesday to abolish rent...

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Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 32 Units in Sheepshead Bay, Starting at $1,450 a Month
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Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 32 Units in Sheepshead Bay, Starting at $1,450 a Month
Source Brownstoner

An affordable housing lottery has opened for 32 newly constructed units in a seven-story building at 2442 Ocean Avenue in Sheepshead Bay. Of the...

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Unusual Timber-Construction Apartment Building Tops Out in Clinton Hill
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Unusual Timber-Construction Apartment Building Tops Out in Clinton Hill
Source Brownstoner

A five-story timber-construction building has hit its full height in Clinton Hill. Located at 283 Greene Avenue, it's around the corner from...

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Plans Change for Downtown Brooklyn Development on Site of Former Printing Plant
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Plans Change for Downtown Brooklyn Development on Site of Former Printing Plant
Source Brownstoner

Plans have shifted quite drastically for a prominent development in Downtown Brooklyn. In a surprise twist, a developer has abandoned already...

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Daily Links: Artists Living in Broadway Loft Building in Williamsburg Fight Eviction From New Landlord
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Daily Links: Artists Living in Broadway Loft Building in Williamsburg Fight Eviction From New Landlord
Source Brownstoner

In the News How Elite Public Schools Lost Their Black and Hispanic Students [NYT] Postcard From Gowanus: The Egret and the Sewage [PMFA]...

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Questions You've Never Thought to Ask About Apartment Insurance
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Questions You've Never Thought to Ask About Apartment Insurance
Source Brownstoner

It's not unusual for new renters to forego buying apartment insurance. It's only because they don't know how much it costs, what it actually...

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Possible Future Home of Trader Joe's Tops Out on Kent Avenue in Williamsburg
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Possible Future Home of Trader Joe's Tops Out on Kent Avenue in Williamsburg
Source Brownstoner

A new building has topped out near the already crowded Williamsburg waterfront. Located at 200-206 Kent Avenue, it stands six stories tall and will...

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Striking ODA-Designed Concrete Condo Building Tops Out on Adams Street in Dumbo
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Striking ODA-Designed Concrete Condo Building Tops Out on Adams Street in Dumbo
Source Brownstoner

A striking 10-story residential building-one of many currently under construction in the neighborhood-has topped out in Dumbo. It's located at 80...

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