Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: A Chic Reno, Lena Dunham’s Brooklyn Pad for Sale

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    The Insider: Stylist-Turned-Designer Creates Chic But Family-Friendly Interior in Boerum Hill

    A three-story row house gained an extra floor and a mansard roof in the hands of Dumbo-based CWB Architects, which gut-renovated the building for a couple with two tween-age kids.

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    Nitehawk Cinema Preps to Open New Park Slope Location Soon

    Will Nitehawk’s new Park Slope location open before the end of the year? The theater chain, which first opened in Williamsburg in 2011, has put up new signage on the marquee outside their new space, a landmarked building located at 188 Prospect Park West in Park Slope, the former location of the Pavilion Theater.

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    Prewar One-Bedroom Close to Brooklyn Museum With Eat-in Kitchen, Bike Storage Asks $2,150

    This perfectly adequate prewar one-bedroom in Prospect Heights has perhaps enough room for a small breakfast table in the kitchen and the sort of standard composite kitchen cabinets that every economy-renter in New York City is familiar with, along with what looks like an Energy Star-era refrigerator and a regular-old gas stove.

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    Tidy East Flatbush Brick Row House With Deck, Driveway, Prewar Details Asks $699K

    This two-story brick row house in East Flatbush appears fairly modest from the street, with medieval-themed details such as shields and stepped gables, but inside the three bedrooms and two baths are spread out through a pretty luxurious 2,255 square feet with a back patio and a steam room.

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    Photo of Lena Dunham by David Shankbone via Wikimedia Commons

    Lena Dunham Puts Williamsburg Gretsch Loft Condo With Views on Market for $3 Million

    Producer and actress Lena Dunham has put her condo in the Gretsch building in Williamsburg up for sale, asking $3 million, as Variety was first to note. She paid $2.9 million for it, public records show, under the name Ogden Drive Trust.

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