This single-family house at 237 Wyckoff Street in Boerum Hill is extremely charming. There’s lots of original detail and the three-story house was the recipient of a tasteful renovation in the recent past. Even the price ($1,495,000) on its surface doesn’t sound too bad. Of course, the elephant in the room is the property’s proximity to the Gowanus Houses, the public housing complex down on the corner. This particular block of Wyckoff, though, is quite nice, with well-kept facades and lots of nice trees, so maybe it won’t be that big a deal.
237 Wyckoff Street [Corcoran] GMAP P*Shark
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Today is a big day for the Williamsburg-Greenpoint waterfront. The City Council planned to vote earlier today on the 10-tower Greenpoint Landing complex, and the full board of Community Board One is voting tonight on Two Trees’ Domino proposal. The City Council has set a date of December 19 for its postponed vote on 77 Commercial […]
Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Laboratory and Administration Building, now Administration Building and Visitor’s Center, Brooklyn Botanic Garden Address: 1000 Washington Avenue (Mailing address, also used for the Steinhardt Conservatory, a past BOTD) Cross Streets: Corner of Crown Street Neighborhood: Crown Heights South Year Built: 1912 Architectural Style: Tuscan Revival Architect: William Kendell […]
Dunkin’ Donuts is everywhere, and soon that will include Clinton Hill at the corner of Myrtle and Grand. It’ll be interesting to see how they make over this spot, which is located at 513 Myrtle Avenue. Thanks to a tipster for sending in the photo. GMAP
It’s not often we see a house in Williamsburg with any details left, but this one has some. There’s a mantel, a tin ceiling, and some wood door and windows moldings. We’re not sure what’s going on with the brick bas-relief walls in the living room, but it’s probably removable textured panelling covering up the […]