Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: An Affordable Housing Lottery in Bed Stuy


    Marine Park Craftsman With Stained Glass, Charming Vintage Bathroom, Garage Asks $999K

    This circa 1920s Craftsman-style house combines original details with modern updates and a garage to boot. The freestanding single-family house at 1750 Madison Place in Marine Park has plenty of curb appeal with its hipped roof, dormer window and bank of windows wrapping around a sunroom.

    Rendering found on construction fence. Photo by Craig Hubert

    Rendering found on construction fence. Photo by Craig Hubert

    Construction Begins at Future Amazon Warehouse on the Red Hook Waterfront

    Construction has started at the future Red Hook warehouse that will soon be home to an Amazon distribution center.

    Located at the former site of the Revere Sugar Factory at 280 Richards Street, on a pier sandwiched between IKEA and the former location of Fairway, it was long planned to be the home of a Norman Foster-designed waterfront office complex. The developer, Thor Equities, scrapped those plans in 2019.

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    One-Bedroom in Brooklyn Heights Brownstone With Marble Mantel, Wood Floors Asks $2,600 a Month

    A short stroll from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and the other amenities of the neighborhood, this one-bedroom rental has a scenic location and some original details. It is one of seven units in a brownstone at 54 Pierrepont Street within the Brooklyn Heights Historic District.

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    Park Slope Neo-Grec Brownstone With Deep Garden, Glass-Topped Sunroom Asks $3.75 Million

    While this 1880s Park Slope brownstone has original woodwork and plaster details, for some the true lure might be the outdoor space. On a stretch of Garfield Place that includes 150-foot deep lots, it has a glass-ceilinged sunroom leading out to a brick patio and large rear yard.

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    869 Myrtle in February 2021. Photo by Craig Hubert

    Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 44 Units in Bed Stuy, Starting at $1,041 a Month

    An affordable housing lottery has opened for 44 units in an eight-story building located at 869 Myrtle Avenue, part of the long-in-the-works Cascade Linen complex in Bed Stuy. The building is called The Cascade G.

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