“Madhouse” is the only word to describe the open house last night at 199 South 1st Street, the Burg condo building that hit the market last week but officially launched yesterday. One hundred and fifty people RSVP’d; we heard almost 200 people showed up. Brokers also said they were getting lots of offers on the spot for the eight one- and two-bedroom units. The big appeal? The finishes looked pretty standard, as far as Williamsburg stock goes, but all the units did have a nice amount of outdoor space and sizable closets. (Four units have especially large outdoor spaces.) Also, prices range from $509,000 to $699,000, definitely cheaper than you’d pay a little more north, or closer to the water. Our guess is that these units will go at ask. Here are the aptsandlofts.com listings; check out some more open house pics after the jump.
Burg “Boutique” Condo Hits the Market [Brownstoner]
Below, the kitchen in the one-bedroom duplex.
The Heights Cafe restaurant at 84 Montague Street re-opened earlier this month after six weeks of interior renovations. There is also a new menu, with new-American fare such as a lobster roll, oyster po-boy, a burger, veal and wild mushroom meatloaf and a ribeye. Click through to the jump for an interior shot. Has anyone […]
Huge and on a corner, this gem of a Greek Revival house at 15 Willow Street in Brooklyn Heights was built in 1834. The proportions are impressive: It’s 25.5 feet wide with five stories and 39 windows. It has beautiful marble and wood Greek Revival fireplaces, dentil crown molding as well as the other moldings […]
It’s rare to find a decent-sized prewar two-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn Heights for under a million bucks these days, so this co-op at the St. George Tower on Hicks and Clark asking $950,000 might strike someone’s fancy. It’s not huge and it doesn’t feel as vintage-y as some prewar fans might want, but it’s on […]
This renovated studio for rent in a Kensington co-op is bright white, new looking and relatively spacious. The L-shaped apartment has a bunch of white built-in wall units that offer tons of storage but give the space a somewhat clinical (or very modern) look. Those little built-in tables in the living area could function as […]
A real estate firm named JEMB Realty bought a parking lot in downtown Brooklyn for $38,464,188. If that seems like a staggering amount to pay for a parking lot, well, it’s located at 420-428 Albee Square, right across the street from City Point. It’s got 185,000 buildable square feet, The Real Deal reported. That works […]