Someone Bought Barack Obama’s One-Time Brooklyn Brownstone

It looks like President Barack Obama's one-time Park Slope brownstone has a buyer. The home on Second Street in Park Slope hit the market in late April for a shade over $4 million. It was listed by Brown Harris Stevens.

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Obama lived there in the mid-1980s after graduating from Columbia University. At that time, it was a multi-family home and the former president lived on the top floor.
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Since then, <a href="https://ny.curbed.com/2017/4/27/15454992/barack-obama-former-park-slope-home-for-sale" target="_blank">according to Curbed</a>, the five-floor home has been used as a single-family unit with five bedrooms and three bathrooms.
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The renovated eat-in kitchen is on the garden floor. It features custom cabinetry, high-end stainless steel appliances, an oversized center island and slate and soapstone countertops.
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The huge garden may be one of the most desirably features -- it's pretty uncommon to have one that size on such a prime block in the neighborhood.
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The third floor boasts two large rooms with plenty of closet and storage space.
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There are three additional bedrooms on the top floor.
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There's also a washer/dryer and a bathroom with an original claw-foot tub.
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The home features a stunning double parlor with period details, including a spectacular original china cabinet.
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There's also an adjoining light-filled office facing south, with a fantastic view of the private garden.
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