Holy Fried Green Tomatoes! A certain actress (hint: not Kathy Bates) has decided to bail on the Boerum Hill townhouse she picked up only last year. What the 12.5-footer lacks in width it makes up for in exposed wood beams and marble fireplaces. The asking price of $1,465,000 looks low on an absolute basis for the neighborhood but when you consider the four-story house is only 1,680 square feet, they’re hardly giving it away. Especially when last year’s market-clearing price was $1,275,000. It also looks to us like the house is completely devoid of its crown moldings. Mon dieu!
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Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Row houses Address: 317-347 Senator Street, also 318-370 Senator Street Cross Streets: 3rd and 4th avenues Neighborhood: Bay Ridge Year Built: 1906-1912 Architectural Style: Renaissance Revival Architect: Fred Eisenla Other buildings by architect: Row houses in Park Slope, specifically on 3rd St, between 7th and PPW. Also many similar […]
Cafe Habana is expanding its operations in Brooklyn with Habana To Go. It’s located at 690 Fulton in Fort Greene, right across the street from Habana Outpost, the chain’s solar powered restaurant with a huge outdoor space that is now closed for the season. Habana To Go will offer takeout and delivery, according to the […]
Today’s HOTD is yet another apparently well maintained Bed Stuy beauty that has been in the same family for many years. We see original Lincrusta (or Anaglypta) in the entry hall, wood work with exuberant crown moldings that could perhaps be described as Egyptian, plaster medallions that recall the Neo-Grec, original doors, parquet, plaster cornices, […]