Here’s a rental unit at 542 St. Marks Avenue, the former ISHI condo building between Classon and Franklin avenues. It looks like the building switched over to rentals at the beginning of the summer after another failed shot selling condos. This one-bed, one-bath looks very nice and is asking $2,126 a month. Also, no brokers fee and the first month comes free. According to the aptsandlofts.com website, some of these units are actually pending applications for rent. Maybe rentals will finally get this building filled!
542 St. Marks Avenue, #502 [Aptsandlofts.com] GMAP P*Shark
Today’s rental is yet another three-bedroom, two-bath upper duplex, but this one’s in Bed Stuy. This spacious apartment has some lovely details, like parquet floors, decorative fireplaces and wainscoting. The kitchen and living room looks quite large, as does the master bedroom with two closets and a mirrored wooden mantel. The kitchen looks standard for […]
James Cleary Architecture recently completed a gut renovation of a four-story townhouse in Park Slope. The clients were primarily interested in creating a comfortable home for themselves and their two children. They didn’t want to make “any design moves that were too aggressive,” said Cleary. Existing original detail was retained and, when necessary — as […]
The long white parking garage on St Johns between Franklin and Classon in Crown Heights will come down soon for an eight-story Karl-Fischer designed residential development, according to a plan exam filed last week. Developer Rabsky Group filed plans December 13 for a 172-unit project at 564 St. Johns Place, which was first reported by […]
With the opening of Whole Foods this week, the condition and fate of the Coignet building has been in the news a lot. To many, it’s just another wreck of an old building that should be torn down. But for preservationists, and architectural historians, this “wreck” is an important building. It stands there, forlorn and […]
Lighstone has demolished the first of two old brick warehouses on Bond Street between 1st and 2nd streets in Gowanus, to make way for their 700-unit rental development, Pardon Me For Asking reported. Demolition work began earlier this week but hit a snag on Tuesday. The demolition crew broke a water main and flooded the […]