The Scarano-designed condo on 1st Street between 4th and 5th avenues shook off its scaffolding in July, and some of the building’s 10 units have been on the market for more than a month at this point. (If the broker’s website is accurate, a few of them are already in contract.) Listings in the building are ranging from $649,000 for a 1,012-square-foot, 1-bedroom unit to $1.15 million for a 1,691-square-foot three bedroom. Has anyone checked these out in the flesh?
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A tipster let us know that Douglaston Development filed a new building application Monday for a third Williamsburg Edge condo tower, which will rise to 40 stories. The building at 2 North 6th Place will have 554 units, including 10 duplexes. Stephen J Jacobs Group will design the 398-foot waterfront skyscraper, which will include 512,739 square feet of […]
We just got an email from the 77th Precinct informing us that SantaCon is going to be hitting the bars in Crown Heights tomorrow afternoon. It’s a charity event, said the email. Expect to see a lot of people dressed up as Santa. The police will be there to make sure no laws are broken. […]
Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Former Lincoln Savings Bank, now McDonalds Address: 2848 Church Avenue Cross Streets: Corner Nostrand Avenue Neighborhood: Flatbush Year Built: 1932 Architectural Style: Early Deco, with pared down neo-classical elements Architect: Unknown, but perhaps Halsey, McCormack & Helmer, it’s very much in their style Landmarked: No The story: The […]
Owners of the successful Comodo in Soho are opening another Latin American outpost on Dekalb in Fort Greene, to be called Colonia Verde. Felipe Donnelly and William Osborne are taking over the former Kif space at 219 Dekalb near Adelphi Street. Their vision is a communal, family-style restaurant with cuisine from various parts of Latin […]