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L-Train Disruption Causes Changes in Brooklyn Real Estate

L-Train Disruption Causes Changes in Brooklyn Real Estate

With a long-planned total shutdown (currently) averted, what will L-train service look like in the near future? And how is the reversal affecting local real estate?

Before & After: 398 State Street

Before & After: 398 State Street

A dilapidated Boerum Hill townhouse with cramped living spaces and unstable infrastructure was ripe for a top-to-bottom re imagining by the Dixon Projects team. The result is an expanded, modern farmhouse in the city with ample outdoor space and unexpected pops of color and texture throughout.

How Much Rent Can I Actually Afford?

How Much Rent Can I Actually Afford?

It's no secret that the New York metropolitan area is among the most expensive in the country, but what does that really mean in terms of what you'll spend to rent here and what you can really afford?

Multigenerational Homes are on the Rise

Multigenerational Homes are on the Rise

The number of Americans living in multigenerational households is at its highest point ever, and homes are being designed with this important trend in mind.

At Home With the Barnes Family

At Home With the Barnes Family

A newly renovated Dixon Leasing townhouse provides sanctuary for longtime Bedford-Stuyvesant residents rebuilding the family home they lost to fire.