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Bed-Stuy open houses for non-brownstone buyers on the hunt for under $1 million

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Yes, Bedford-Stuyvesant is known for its blocks of brownstones and townhouses. But its cache of apartments are pretty charming too (mostly). If you're in the market for one, you're in luck: There are more than a dozen of them up for open house perusing this weekend. Here, a handful to consider for your calendar:

178A Stuyvesant Avenue, Apartment 2. An in-unit washer and dryer is just one of the perks—it also comes with its own balcony and shared roof space–offered with this two-bedroom, one-bath condo in a building situated on the same block filmed in Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing. Asking price: $659,000. Open house: Sunday, December 13, 12 noon to 2 pm. 

208 Lefferts Place, Apartment 3. This 754-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bath is in a recently converted and renovated brownstone. Asking price: $689,000. Open house: Sunday, December 13, 2:30 pm to 4 pm. 

730 Lafayette Avenue, Apartment 2R. This 889-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bath is in an -eight-unit building newly built condo a half-block from a park. Asking price: $725,000. Open house: Sunday, December 13, 12 noon to 1 pm. 

821 DeKalb Avenue, Apartment 1. Though this two-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath in a boutique development is a duplex that includes the ground-floor level, it's bathed in light and Asking price: $995,000. Open house: Saturday, December 12, 12 noon to 1:30 pm


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