Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Celebrating Juneteenth in Brooklyn

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    Brooklynites Observe Juneteenth With Protests, Celebrations and Vigils

    Brooklyn’s Juneteenth celebrations this year will be marked with special significance as a growing lists of protests are being planned in support of Black Lives Matter.

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    Made Over by Two Brooklyn Artists, This $650K Catskill Villa Mixes Modern and Vintage Flair

    While the exterior of this house is all picturesque 19th century charm, the interior received a complete overhaul by its artist owners, adding a dash of vintage and industrial style. The house on the market at 78 Spring Street is located just about a half mile from downtown Catskill, N.Y.

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    Fort Greene Rental in Gothic Chapel-Turned-Condo With Soaring Ceiling, Stained Glass Asks $4,100

    An unusual space that includes a vaulted ceiling, stained glass windows, skylights and a spiral staircase, this Fort Greene rental also comes with some intriguing history. The two-bedroom apartment is on the top floor of a former chapel turned condo building at 264 Cumberland Street.

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    Prewar in Ditmas Park with Jazzy Archways, Home Office, Renovated Kitchen Asks $585K

    Located in an Art Deco building in Ditmas Park, this co-op unit has some appealing vintage styling and a bonus room that could make for a fine home office. Its located on the third floor of 570 Newkirk Avenue.

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    Model Colonial Revival With Porch, Mantels, Garage in Flatbush Asks $2.45 Million

    Ablaze with the latest in electric lighting, in 1908 this Colonial Revival house drew in curious homebuyers looking to check out the latest neighborhood under construction in Flatbush.

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