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Restoring Original Prewar Charm
The years can be hard on a prewar home. If you want to bring it back to its original glory, you’ll need a team of expert craftsmen.
What You Get for $725,000
A converted barn in Weston, Conn.; a 1905 house in Charleston, W.Va.; and a condominium in Washington, D.C.
Living In: Living In ... Dumbo
The once-quiet Brooklyn neighborhood, one of the city’s most scenic, is now decidedly upscale — and a major tourist destination.