Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Rendering Shows Pool Atop Landmarked Dime Savings Bank

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    6 Things You Must Know Before Installing a Fence

    When the groundhog tests the weather in early February, it’s time to start thinking about the rotting fence you never got around to replacing. Fencing comes in a wide variety of styles and materials, not to mention price ranges, from premade fence panels on the low end to custom Ipe horizontal fencing on the high end.

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    Curvaceous, Well-Preserved Fort Greene Italianate With Seven Marble Mantels Asks $3.695 Million

    This brownstone in the Fort Greene Historic District has big proportions and well preserved details. The exact condition is unclear, but 259 Clermont Avenue is already set up as a triplex over a garden floor rental and doesn’t appear to need much.

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    Rendering by SHoP via New York Times

    Will There Be a Pool on Top of the Landmarked Dime Savings Bank in Downtown Brooklyn?

    Is there going to be a pool on top of the landmarked Dime Savings Bank in Downtown Brooklyn? According to a new rendering published this morning in the New York Times, the answer seems to be yes.

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    Photo by Susan De Vries

    Partners Split as Long-Delayed Hotel Bossert Applies for Liquor License

    A recent walk past the historic hotel at 98 Montague Street showed new greenery-filled planters tucked in front of the windows and a notice for a liquor license review tacked to the front door.

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    Brooklyn Real Estate Six Months Later: Three Sold, One Still Available

    This week, our look back at four of our featured listings from six months ago focuses on homes in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope and Windsor Terrace. How did they fare?

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