See Inside: Barack Obama’s One-Time Brooklyn Brownstone Hits the Market

Former President Barack Obama's one-time Park Slope brownstone is on the market, and it can be yours for a shade over $4 million. See the full listing with Brown Harris Stevens here.

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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. See <a href="http://www.bhsusa.com/brooklyn/640-2nd-street/townhouse/16467081#floorplan" target="_blank">the full listing with Brown Harris Stevens here</a>.
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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. See <a href="http://www.bhsusa.com/brooklyn/640-2nd-street/townhouse/16467081#floorplan" target="_blank">the full listing with Brown Harris Stevens here</a>.
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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. See <a href="http://www.bhsusa.com/brooklyn/640-2nd-street/townhouse/16467081#floorplan" target="_blank">the full listing with Brown Harris Stevens here</a>.
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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. See <a href="http://www.bhsusa.com/brooklyn/640-2nd-street/townhouse/16467081#floorplan" target="_blank">the full listing with Brown Harris Stevens here</a>.
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The third floor boasts two large rooms with plenty of closet and storage space. See <a href="http://www.bhsusa.com/brooklyn/640-2nd-street/townhouse/16467081#floorplan" target="_blank">the full listing with Brown Harris Stevens here</a>.
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There are three additional bedrooms on the top floor. See <a href="http://www.bhsusa.com/brooklyn/640-2nd-street/townhouse/16467081#floorplan" target="_blank">the full listing with Brown Harris Stevens here</a>.
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There's also a washer/dryer and a bathroom with an original claw-foot tub. See <a href="http://www.bhsusa.com/brooklyn/640-2nd-street/townhouse/16467081#floorplan" target="_blank">the full listing with Brown Harris Stevens here</a>.
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The home features a stunning double parlor with period details, including a spectacular original china cabinet. See <a href="http://www.bhsusa.com/brooklyn/640-2nd-street/townhouse/16467081#floorplan" target="_blank">the full listing with Brown Harris Stevens here</a>.
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There's also an adjoining light-filled office facing south, with a fantastic view of the private garden. If you're not sure the home's for you, there's an open house on Wednesday. See <a href="http://www.bhsusa.com/brooklyn/640-2nd-street/townhouse/16467081#floorplan" target="_blank">the full listing with Brown Harris Stevens here</a>.
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