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12. Best Example of 
Gentrified Perfection:

Wythe Street

(between Metropolitan and North 3rd, 
At one end we have perhaps one of the better single lot pieces of riverfront condo in all of North Brooklyn, the easy-to-look-at Louver Building. Next door is the wonderful Zebulon, the platonic ideal of a thoughtful, painfully-cool-without-caring bar/music venue; next to that is, appropriately, a giant wheatpaste image of a businessman lamenting his drop in worth; then we have a surf shop on the corner! All of that sits across from a beautiful old diner that’s found new life as a high-end Mexican restaurant. And across from the Louver Building? Oh, a fancy vintage design shop that shares the building with fashion darling Hollander and Lexer. So much win.

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