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A Bed Stuy Brownstone and Three Others to See, Starting at $1.38 Million

Our picks for open houses to check out this weekend are found in Gowanus, Greenpoint, Bed Stuy, and Bay Ridge. They range in price from $1.38 million to $7.4 million.

park slope -living room with view into nook with wood floor and moldings

Park Slope Edwardian Flat Turned Condo With Three Bedrooms, Mantel Asks $1.5 Million

Lit by windows on three sides, this Park Slope Edwardian apartment has a spacious layout and pristine woodwork. It’s on the third floor of 163 Prospect Park West, a pale gray brick Beaux-Arts apartment building with a heavy cornice and Neo-Classical flourishes facing Prospect Park.

tenants stand outside the entrance to their crown heights building in protest

‘No justice, no peace’: Crown Heights tenants say they are fighting to take control of their building after years of no repairs by slumlords and city agencies. Photo by Jada Camille

Crown Heights Tenants Fight for Control of Their Building After Years of No Repairs

Tenants of a Crown Heights building who got their landlord ousted from management are fighting to take control of the dwelling and rallied Tuesday against his lack of repairs — and slow action from the city since his removal.

bed stuy - living room with a white mantel

Bed Stuy Two-Bedroom With Mantels, Retro Fridge, Tin Ceiling Wants $3,050

This two-bedroom floor-through layers some charming vintage vibes along with an updated kitchen and bathroom. It’s on the top floor of a two-story brownstone at 335 Bainbridge Street, across from the Brevoort Houses.

rendering of a brick exterior

The house planned for 39 Grace Court. Rendering by Ryall Sheridan Carroll Architects via NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission

Should Brooklyn Heights Gardens Be Replaced by Houses? Some Landmarks Commissioners Say No

A Greek Revival-style townhouse pitched to rise on a garden lot on Brooklyn Heights’ historic Grace Court was roundly rejected by the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday for being out of character, out of proportion, and “the visual equivalent of a defensive crouch,” according to one commissioner.

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