Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: A New Tower Rising in Dumbo, a Warehouse in Red Hook

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    Dramatic Curvy Tower Rising in Former Parking Lot Near Brooklyn Bridge in Dumbo

    A curvy, twisty tower wedged between the Brooklyn Bridge and the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway is starting to rise in Dumbo. Located at 60 Front Street, the building is currently standing at five stories, including the base structure, recent visits to the site show.

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    A Loft-Style Three-Family in Williamsburg and Three Others to See, Starting at $1.089 Million

    Our picks for open houses to see this weekend include two lush with Victorian details in Bed Stuy, an extra-wide loft-style three-family in Williamsburg with a big backyard, and a single-family house in Midwood with prewar details and a garage.

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    Rendering via DH Property Holdings

    Here’s a Closer Look at the Massive Warehouse Planned Next to IKEA in Red Hook

    We now have a better look at what the end result may be for the massive fulfillment center being built next to Ikea in Red Hook. It’s located at 640 Columbia Street, and newly spotted renderings as well as a video on a commercial leasing website show the full scope of the project along with detailed views of the design of each of its eventual three floors.

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    Sunset Park Finnish Co-op With Two Bedrooms, Renovated Kitchen, in-Unit Laundry Asks $664K

    On the top floor of a 1920s Finnish co-operative, this two-bedroom offers a bit of prewar style along with a renovated kitchen and a location just a block away from the open space of Sunset Park.

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    Photo by Susan De Vries

    A Bed Stuy Neo-Grec Brownstone Gets a New Look

    Sometime in the early 1880s, developers began building on this block of Halsey Street. Across the street from this building, the new Girls High School would soon be rising, and the neighborhood was beginning its meteoric rise to becoming the next new up-and-coming upper middle class enclave.

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