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1 bedroom apartment located in 446 Kingston Ave, (between Empire and Lefferts) 2 flight up with elevator, kosher kitchen, stainless steel appliances, washer/dryer hookup.

Price: $1,600/monthly

One month broker fee due at signing of lease

J.J. Katz
Heights Properties Inc.
Phone: 718-363-3932 x 101

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Developers Wish They Could Build More in Crown Heights

Crown Heights is one of the fastest — if not the fastest — gentrifying neighborhoods in New York City, and the building of condos and rentals there can be a very profitable endeavor. However, due to various zoning ordinances that predate the surging demand for housing, developers are frustrated by empty warehouses in areas zoned for commercial use that cannot be converted to residential units, as well as many other building restrictions.

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The Doula Extraordinaire of Crown Heights

by Chaya Bar-Chaim

It was not quite 6 a.m. on July 13, 1981, when the phone rang in Rochel Vail’s upstate summer bungalow. Her friend’s frantic husband was on the line. His wife was in labor, and his car had broken down. Would Vail drive them the three hours to the hospital in New York City?