Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: A New Addition Brings Light Into a South Slope Townhouse

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    The Insider: New Rear Addition Adds Light, Space and Functionality to a South Slope Townhouse

    More space and light were the twin goals for the couple who purchased a three-story, brick row house. The building “had the same issue as most brownstones — a fairly dark interior,” said architect Philipp von Dalwig.

    117 milton street

    Charming Studio on Picturesque Block in Greenpoint Historic District Asks $2,200 a Month

    Here’s a studio apartment that’s small but in excellent condition, with obvious decorating potential. Located at 117 Milton Street, it’s on the top floor of a brick Italianate in the Greenpoint Historic District.


    50 wellington court

    Fiske Terrace Colonial Revival and Three More to See This Weekend, Starting at $1.299 Million

    All but one of our open house picks this weekend have a coveted garage, and all appear to be in move-in condition. Two are located in historic districts — Fiske Terrace Midwood Park Historic District, Prospect Park South Historic District — and the others in Sheepshead Bay and Crown Heights.

    1088 prospect place

    Well-Preserved Crown Heights Limestone With Three Mantels, Pier Mirror Asks $1.795 Million

    A looker inside and out, this Renaissance Revival limestone has numerous well-preserved details as well as fairly prosaic but serviceable bathrooms and kitchens. It’s located at 1088 Prospect Park Place in the Crown Heights North III Historic District, and was designed by Axel Hedman and built circa 1900.

    560 dean street

    Charming Prewar Prospect Heights Co-op With Three Exposures Asks $1.295 Million

    This floor-through three-bedroom co-op is charming, with three exposures and original details. Located at 560 Dean Street, it’s on the second floor of a prewar walkup in the Prospect Heights Historic District.

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