The nine-story mixed-use affordable building at the corner of Fulton and Albany in Bed Stuy we have been following for a while is almost all rented and has been renamed the Acacia. (It was the Bradford.) There are five units at market prices still left, according to Streeteasy, with a one-bedroom going for $1,887. All the units feature granite and stainless steel kitchens. (The affordable units started at $377 for a one-bedroom.) To us, this seems like an attractive addition to this corner of the neighborhood. What do you think?
Listing for 1560 Fulton Street [MNS]
Rendering via MNS
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Although obviously in need of work to turn it into living space, this has got to be one of the coolest properties for sale we’ve ever seen. There’s tons of curb appeal (or will be, pending a fresh paint job), beamed ceilings, arched windows and doors, diagonal floors and three skylights in this seemingly untouched […]