Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Gage & Tollner Readies for Opening in March

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    Massive Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 176 Units in Brownsville, Starting at $367 a Month

    A massive and actually affordable lottery has opened up for 176 units at 672 Powell Street in Brownsville. It is the first phase of long-gestating Ebenezer Plaza, which will, in total, result in four buildings across two large lots. According to the city’s Housing Connect, there will be more than 500 affordable units across the entire complex.

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    Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Petite Cottage, a Modernized Brownstone

    The most popular listings on Brownstoner this week include a row house in Bay Ridge, a brownstone in Park Slope and a single-family in Crown Heights.

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    The History of Franklin K. Lane High School

    This history of Franklin K. Lane High School in Cypress Hills, written by Suzanne Spellen in 2014, popped into the top five this week.


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    From the Forum: The Pros and Cons of Radiant Floor Heating

    A homeowner is considering replacing the flooring in a bathroom and wondering whether they should install radiant floor heating at the same time. Before taking the plunge they are curious about the experience of other homeowners and the pros and cons they should consider. How long has your system lasted? Have you had to tear up flooring to do repairs?

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    Legendary But Long Shuttered Downtown Brooklyn Restaurant Gage & Tollner Plans March Debut

    The highly anticipated reboot of storied Downtown Brooklyn restaurant Gage & Tollner is set to open its doors in March. The target date was revealed in an invitation to a series of previews that will start later this month.

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