Back in the middle of the last decade, the long-abandoned free-standing wood house at 56 Cambridge Place was purchased and then renovated, with a large rear-addition thrown into the mix. As evidenced by the front porch and side yards, however, the project was never completely finished, and now it’s on the market for $2,250,000. It’s a pretty unusual opportunity, albeit one that will require some money and work: The Civil War-era house has 4,600 square feet of space and sits on a lot that is 50 by 100 feet. There are no interior photos of the house, only mention of double-height ceilings in the living room overlooked by a mezzanine. It’ll be interesting to see how this one fares price-wise.
56 Cambridge Place [Corcoran] GMAP P*Shark
Small real estate brokerages are flourishing in brownstone neighborhoods in Brooklyn, according to the Times, where buyers seek their local expertise and deep connections. In Bed Stuy, Evans & Nye is becoming known for having sold some of the most beautifully appointed and highest priced brownstones in the neighborhood, many just under $2,000,000. In April, […]
In a five-part series, The New York Times followed an 11-year-old girl living with six siblings and her parents in a homeless shelter in Fort Greene. The story contrasts the appalling conditions at the shelter — it has made headlines for years for having no heat and other problems — with the changes in the […]
We saw this limestone on the house tour a few years back when it was under construction by the contractor who has owned it since 2002. Now it’s on the market for $3,000,000, which would certainly set a record for a townhouse in Bed Stuy, as BK to the Fullest was the first to point […]
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