Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: A Housing Lottery in Downtown Brooklyn

Rendering by SLCE Architects


    Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 42 Units in Downtown Brooklyn, Starting at $2,000 a Month

    An affordable housing lottery has opened for 42 units in a 21-story tower at 1 Boerum Place, hanging over a prominent corner near Borough Hall in Downtown Brooklyn.

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    Park Slope Townhouse With Park Views, Roof Decks, Wood-Burning Fireplace Asks $8 Million

    Sited across the street from Prospect Park, this neo-Federal townhouse offers a refined brick and limestone facade along with some period details on the interior, more recent renovations and an optional deeded car condo.

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    Put Yourself at the Helm of a Water View From the Home of a 19th Century Hudson River Merchant

    With a vista looking out to the Hudson River, it’s understandable why a 19th century merchant who ferried freight and passengers between Manhattan and Stuyvesant would choose this location, a spot where docks for steamships and warehouses for goods once dotted the shoreline, to live.

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    Rendering via Tankhouse

    New Owner, New Look for Stalled Development Site at Long-Shuttered Fort Greene Gas Station

    A long-shuttered gas station and long-stalled development site on Vanderbilt in Fort Greene has a new owner and new renderings. All-Year Management and ODA are out; Dumbo-based Tankhouse, cofounded by the son of Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne, plans a mix of retail and apartments at 134 Vanderbilt Avenue that could reach 16 stories and require a rezoning.

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    A Two-Family on Carroll Gardens’s Dennett Place and Three More to See, Starting at $769K

    Last weekend, our picks for open houses included a renovated Bed Stuy brownstone and a semi-detached Flatlands house with a garage. Found in Carroll Gardens, Bed Stuy, Prospect Lefferts Gardens and Flatlands they range in price from $769,000 to $2.2 million.

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