This Ugly House: Stuy Wreck Cut Bed Demo Reveals Hidden Cloaks, Asbestos

I never intended to buy a New York townhouse, let alone renovate one. Yet I was there last summer, alone in the middle of a mess after the workers left that day. I stood there looking up through the exposed floor beams. I could look three floors up at the roof of the Bed Stuy house, which I had recently bought and started to strip. I remember thinking what have I started? This is good, right? This will be great, right?

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Clinton Hill Townhouse With Blue Kitchen And Two More To See, Starting At $1,295 Million

Our picks for open houses to visit this past weekend were found in Clinton Hill, Park Slope, and Bushwick. All brick two-family homes, they range in price from $1,295 million to $3.35 million.

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Could you live an amazing life in this Seneca Falls Manse? Yours for $439K

While there’s no definitive proof that filmmaker Frank Capra had Seneca Falls in mind when creating the world of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” the city has wholeheartedly embraced the opportunity to be the inspiration behind what is now a classic holiday movie. The nostalgia is especially great this time of year, when the Seneca Falls It’s a Wonderful Life Museum hosts its annual festival.


A duplex bedroom. Photo by Fran Parentic

Bed Stuy Co-Living Debuts Nicely Decorated Digs Starting at $1,270 a Month

A New York-based developer has recently begun renting a co-living building in Bed Stuy that could double the gross rent per unit and provide reasonably priced, flexibly furnished living spaces for people moving in and out of the area.

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Park Slope Limestone Near Prospect Park With Pier Mirror, Plaster, Mantels Asks $3,795 Million

Ensuring potential buyers that “the price is within the reach of anyone who wants to live in this elite area,” the early 20th century developer of this single-family Park Slope home ran lengthy advertisements listing all the interior details a buyer can afford. would certainly seduce. Many of these are still in place at 573 4th Street, including paneling, mantels, a pier mirror, and plaster. The location is also still the draw it would have been then, just a short walk from Prospect Park.

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