A Brownstone With a Circa 1900 Stove and Three Other Houses to See, Starting at $1.25 Million

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    Sporting a mix of Neo-Grec and Italianate elements inside and out, this two-family, three-story brownstone at 420 9th Street in Park Slope likely dates from the 1870s or 1880s. Configured with an owner’s duplex under a top-floor rental, the house appears to need some TLC but has original woodwork, moldings, wood floors, pocket doors, tin ceilings, fancy plasterwork, and at least one carved white marble mantel. Budget allowing, there’s space to insert a kitchen and powder room on the parlor floor, moving the rental to the garden floor.

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    420 9th Street
    Price: $2.595 million
    Area: Park Slope
    Broker: Corcoran (Erica Nieves, Michael Negron)
    Sunday July 11, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
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    At 828 Jefferson Avenue in Bed Stuy, this late 19th century Queen Anne house has an impressive bay window, fancy brickwork and cornice. Inside, the two-family is set up as a duplex under a top-floor rental, with two bedrooms on the parlor floor. Details include handsome slate mantels with incised details, wood floors, French doors, a tin ceiling and stained glass. The kitchens and bathrooms are updated.

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    828 Jefferson Avenue
    Price: $1.75 million
    Area: Bed Stuy
    Broker: Douglas Elliman (Brian Phillips)
    Sunday July 11, 12 – 2 p.m.
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    In the same family for decades, this circa-1900 brownstone serves up an impressive number of intact original details, including a pier mirror, fretwork screens, paneling, pocket doors, built-ins and wood mantels with tile. The ground-floor kitchen has a dual-fuel stove that appears to date from around the time of the house’s construction, a built-in dish cupboard and bead-board paneling, both unpainted. Designed by architect Andrew Fagereng and built by developer Charles G. Reynolds as a two-family, 1452 Dean Street in the Crown Heights North Historic District comprises a top-floor rental over an owner’s duplex. Both units include double parlors and bedrooms in a flexible configuration.

    interior of 1452 dean street brooklyn

    1452 Dean Street
    Price: $1.695 million
    Area: Crown Heights
    Broker: Corcoran (Daniel Cohen, Eddie Ugrinsky, Tony Bush)
    Sunday July 11, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
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    In Bay Ridge at 549 77th Street, this early 20th century Colonial Revival brick row house mixes original details with modern updates. Historic features include a multi-paned picture window with leaded glass over paneling, Craftsman-style staircase and wood floors. Updates include a renovated kitchen and baths, central air, Elfa closets with cedar lining, and recycled denim insulation in the attic. The landscaped backyard has a patio, covered deck and grass. The single-family house has three bedrooms, a full bath and two half baths.

    interior of 549 77th street brooklyn

    549 77th Street
    Price: $1.25 million
    Area: Bay Ridge
    Broker: Compass (Clare Saliba)
    Sunday July 11, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
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