Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: A French Baker Heads to a Montague Street Storefront

Two Blue Slip on the right, next to its neighbor, One Blue Slip. Photo via Brookfield Prosperities


    Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 127 Units in Greenpoint, Starting at $2,370 a Month

    An affordable housing lottery has opened for 127 units in a 39-story building at 41 Blue Slip in Greenpoint. The building, called Two Blue Slip, is part of the larger Greenpoint Landing development. It stands next to One Blue Slip, a 30-story residential tower that’s part of the same development, and which had its own affordable lottery in September 2020.

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    Flemish Revival Townhouse With Pier Mirror, Parking in Crown Heights Asks $2.5 Million

    With picturesque stepped gables and a location on a tree-lined street of similarly fetching semi-detached homes, this single-family offers up some history along with a renovated interior and parking. In Crown Heights, No. 1388 Union Street was built in the early 20th century as part of full block development meant to offer the Brooklyn house hunter the best in modern amenities.

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    A Brownstone With a Circa 1900 Stove and Three Other Houses to See, Starting at $1.25 Million

    Our picks for open houses to check out this weekend are found in Park Slope, Bed Stuy, Crown Heights and Bay Ridge. They range in price from $1.25 million to $2.595 million.


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    French Cobble Hill Baker Sets His Sights on Post-Pandemic Montague Street Storefront

    Gautier Coiffard didn’t start baking until two years ago. Living in Cobble Hill with his partner (now fiancé), he was missing the French bread of his native country and was looking for ways to keep busy. With a lot of practice, he advanced into making croissants, finding along the way that he possessed skills in the kitchen he had never previously explored.

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    A Downtown Hudson Manse in Need of a Polish, Yours for $565K

    Perhaps a diamond in the rough meant for an old house lover, this Hudson, N.Y., home for sale may need some TLC but it has a spot on the scenic stretch of Willard Place, a street designed as a residential enclave in the early 1870s.

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