Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Designing Custom Shelves and Cabinets


    Park Slope Prewar Co-op Near Grand Army Plaza With Sleek Renovated Kitchen Asks $850K

    This one-bedroom apartment offers broad views from its 11th floor perch along with a marble-adorned kitchen designed for its food columnist owner. It’s set in the 1920s Neo-Gothic tower of 1 Plaza Street West, located across from Grand Army Plaza and within the Park Slope Historic District.

    A Bed Stuy Brownstone With Working Fireplaces and Three More to See, Starting at $1.5 Million

    Our selections for open houses to see on the first weekend in December includes a trio of row houses in estate condition and another with the restoration work complete. Found in Bed Stuy, Fort Greene and Crown Heights, they range in price from $1.5 million to $2.62 million.

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    Bay Ridge Row House With Woodwork, Pier Mirror, Butler’s Pantry Asks $1.245 Million

    With an interior rich with woodwork, built-ins and plasterwork, this early 20th century row house in Bay Ridge has plenty of original details to offer. It’s located a short walk away from the green space of Owl’s Head Park at 6732 Ridge Boulevard.

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    Photo by Brownstone Boys

    Brownstone Boys: Custom Shelves and Cabinets a Year in the Making

    Anyone who has gone through a major renovation might relate to having a project or two (…or three…) saved after the reno is finished. Our biggest saved project was the big empty blank wall across from our kitchen. We planned on installing cabinets on that wall but the old fireplace bump out complicated it. We didn’t want two disconnected cabinet units on both sides and felt we needed a design that minimizes the effect of the bump out. More than a year later we have finally tackled this project!

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    Rendering by SLCE Architects

    Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 125 Units in Brownsville, Starting at $367 a Month

    An affordable housing lottery has opened for a whopping 125 newly constructed units in a 12-story building at 405 Dumont Avenue in Brownsville. The building, known as Van Dyke III, is part of the Van Dyke Houses campus.

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