Looks like the double-wide carriage house at 410-412 Waverly Avenue in Clinton Hill is up for a renovation — and an extra story — soon. The home, a HOTD last year, was up for sale at $2,995,000. According to public records, it sold for even more this May — $3 million, to be exact. Now the new owner is getting ready to present the Landmarks Preservation Commssion with big reno plans. The Community Board Two Land Use Committee heard an application this month to “construct a third floor addition and restore the rear and front façades, including installation of new windows on the front façade, repoint the brick and repair the cornice.” A very interesting project indeed. Think a third floor addition would ruin the charm of the two-story carriage house?
House of the Day: 410-412 Waverly Avenue [Brownstoner] GMAP
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