Three months after the 170-by-100-foot lot on the corner of Gold and Johnson Streets (known in these parts as the proposed Oro 2 site since it was originally owned by the developer who built the Oro across the street) hit the market, it has sold for $19 million. The buyer is hiding behind an LLC called “Brooklyn Princess.” The approved plans call for a whopping 35 stories and 214 units, though the original listing (no longer available) said that there were air rights that could be purchased that would increase the size to 296 units over 40 floors. There’s reason to think that the new owner is sticking with the original plan: The DOB issued a renewal on a new building permit just yesterday. Wonder if it’ll still look like this.
Oro 2 Site in Downtown Brooklyn Now Officially Up for Sale [Brownstoner]
Oro 2 Debt Up For Sale [Browstoner] GMAP
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Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Originally Elephant Club, now ground floor retail Address: 1409-1411 Fulton Street Cross Streets: Marcy and Tompkins Avenues Neighborhood: Bedford Stuyvesant Year Built: 1888 Architectural Style: Romanesque Revival Architect: 1409 unknown, perhaps Sibell & Miller, who built 1411 Landmarked: No The story: In September of 1888, the Echo Bowling […]
Urban Market opened Friday at the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge at 11 Broadway. The 16,000-square-foot store is an offshoot of Key Food and aims to offer both upscale and basic items, according to a press release sent out by landlord L+M Development Partners. The store features a gourmet deli with a kosher section, a […]
This four-story brownstone at 789 Quincy Street has a nice amount of original detail, but looks like it could use a little polishing. The listing says it’s “fully functioning and awaiting your cosmetic upgrades.” It’s in the northeast corner of Bed Stuy near Broadway and the Gates stop. How do you like it and the […]
This three-bedroom condo at 1 Montgomery Place in Park Slope is very impressive. The 2,624-square-foot duplex has been carved out of a former mansion and includes a 750-square-foot private garden. The layout is much more generous than what you’d find in a typical brownstone and there are lots of original details. Asking price: $2,650,000. 1 […]