Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: The Luxury Condo Boom Transformed Brooklyn

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    Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 20 Units in Brownsville, Starting at $571 a Month

    An affordable housing lottery has opened for 20 newly constructed units in an eight-story building at 212 Hegeman Avenue, between Watkins Street and Mother Gaston Boulevard, in Brownsville.

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    Towers rising in Downtown Brooklyn. Photo by Craig Hubert

    How the Rise and Fall of the Luxury Condo Building Boom Transformed Brooklyn

    In the last decade, more than 250 luxury condo buildings went up in Brooklyn, bringing thousands of units to the borough and dramatically altering its character.

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    Fort Greene Brownstone With Marble Mantels and Three More to See, Starting at $1.195 Million


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    Be the Lord or Lady of Your Own Lavish Castle With This Tudor Revival Fixer-Upper in Tuxedo Park

    Do you envision yourself gliding dramatically through grand, lushly ornamented spaces as you host parties worthy of the style of Gilded Age?

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    Woodwork Restoration Secrets Revealed: How to Get That Nineteenth Century Glow

    Perhaps you live in an historic house with perfectly intact, never-painted wood. You can just leave it be, or gently clean it with a rag dipped into water with a squirt of Ivory liquid soap.

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