This is one of the most unusual houses in the Clinton Hill Historic District, and also one about which relatively little is known, according to our 2010 Building of the Day post. Reportedly built for a chemist sometime in the 1880s, it is identified as Queen Anne with Neo-Grec elements, despite its somewhat Italianate-seeming exterior. The freestanding house includes 31 rooms, a large 60-foot-by-105-foot lot, a two-car garage, and 7,000 square feet inside. One potential snafu: It is divided into seven units, according to the listing. What do you think of the $10,000,000 ask?
Building of the Day: 278 Clinton Avenue [Brownstoner]
278 Clinton Avenue [Corcoran] GMAP P*Shark
Today, Forest City Ratner started stacking its modular apartments onto the frame of the Atlantic Yards B2 tower, which will become the world’s tallest modular building. The first mod went up at 3:30 am today, according to Atlantic Yards Report. The B2 site is located at Flatbush and Dean Street next to Barclays Center. Photo […]
Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Originally Street Cleaning Dept. Depot, now Department of Sanitation/ Dept. of Environmental Protection Address: 350 Flushing Avenue Cross Streets: Corner Kent Avenue and Taaffe Place Neighborhood: Bedford Stuyvesant Year Built: 1903-1904 Architectural Style: Medieval Fortress Architect: Unknown Landmarked: No The story: I’ve always wanted to know what this […]
After a soft opening last week, a medical office providing pediatrics, gynecology and general medical care officially opened at 18 Adams Street in Dumbo Monday. Leaf Medical founders Janelle and Peter Sunwoo have been Dumbo residents for more than eight years. They plan to open a second location in Carroll Gardens on Smith and President […]
This three-story-plus-basement brownstone at 101 Macon Street has lots of pretty details and is currently set up as a triplex over a garden-floor rental. There’s a whimsical screen, stained glass, eight very nice late 19th-century mantels, and what looks like two original windows. Most buyers will probably want to update, although the bathrooms and kitchens […]
This loft at 50 Bridge Street in Dumbo has been on the market since the summer for $699,000. While the 980-square-foot pad is not as fancy as most apartments in Dumbo these days, it is priced relatively inexpensively and is in move-in condition. So what’s the hold-up? Could be that the low-ceiling mezzanine that rings […]