An affordable housing lottery has opened for 23 newly constructed units in the 20-story tower under construction on Montague and Pierrepont streets, just outside the historic district in Brooklyn Heights.
In mid-winter, a Park Slope couple with two teenagers and a dog purchased a vacation home in Springs, a laid-back hamlet on Long Island’s South Fork, and wanted it fully furnished by Memorial Day.
“A man is not a whole and complete man unless he owns a house and the land it stands on,” wrote poet and Brooklyn Daily Eagle editor Walt Whitman, in a rather searing and timeless 1856 appraisal of New York real estate. Fast forward to 2019 and the apartment now for sale where the Eagle’s former headquarters stood.
At the end of this frigid week, our look back at four of our featured listings from six months ago centers on homes in Fiske Terrace-Midwood Park Historic District, Fort Greene, Bed Stuy and Williamsburg. How did they fare?
Our slate of open houses to see this weekend promises to provide a bit of a respite from the dreary off-again, on-again winter weather. Candidates include a Carroll Gardens brownstone with a charming deep front garden, an eclectic Crown Heights townhouse built by 19th century lady developer Carrie Hine, and a somewhat mysterious detached home in East Flatbush, whose listing has no interior photos but promises plenty of choice original details inside.
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