Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Domino Park Opens, a Pfizer Mansion Hits the Market

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    Domino Park Opens on the Williamsburg Waterfront (Photos)
    Domino Park officially opened Sunday — the fanfare included acrobatics, music and performances — and was flooded with children all weekend. Sunday’s overcast and drizzly skies didn’t deter them from jumping into the fountain or climbing the Domino Sugar Refinery-themed playground equipment.

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    Standalone Ditmas Park Victorian and Three More to See This Weekend, Starting at $875K

    This week, these four properties with open houses this weekend all have varying amounts of historic detail. A Ditmas Park West standalone is on the market for the first time in decades, a fruit street property has a whopping six fireplaces, a Bed Stuy home comes with a solid rent roll, and a Crown Heights limestone has a lovingly refinished stoop.

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    Clinton Hill Mansion With Vintage Otis Elevator, Bathing Room, Parking Asks $13.5 Million

    This Queen Anne brownstone at 280 Washington Avenue in the Clinton Hill Historic District is not your everyday run-of-the-mill mansion. For starters, there’s the extravagance of its original architecture. Add to that a colorful history and stunning recent renovation.

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    The Insider: Walking the Line Between Fresh and Traditional in a New Brooklyn Heights Apartment

    “There were some positive features and some weird challenges,” said Brooklyn Heights-based interior designer Kathryn Scott about the three-bedroom unit her clients had just purchased in a newly constructed five-story building.


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    Rare Two-Bedroom in Alfred Tredway White’s Historic Cobble Hill Towers Asks $899K

    A rare two-bedroom condo is up for grabs at Alfred Tredway White’s historic Cobble Hill Towers in the Cobble Hill Historic District. Built by the housing reformer and philanthropist as model homes for the working poor in 1876-77, the distinctive 186-unit, nine-building red-brick complex centers on common courtyards and has wrought iron ornamented balconies connecting the apartments.

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