Did you ever think you’d see the day? A stunning, Parfitt Brothers-designed Queen Ann townhouse at 254 Gates Avenue between Franklin and Classon Avenues in Bed Stuy sold for $2.2 million. That was the asking price for this home, on the market this fall, and it set the record for the priciest residential sale in Bed Stuy. You can check out the drool-worthy interior photos at the old listing. And you can read about the structure’s history in this Building of the Day post. According to Streeteasy, the most expensive single-family home sale in the neighborhood was 53 Monroe Street, which sold for $1,240,000 in 2010.
House of the Day: 254 Gates Avenue [Brownstoner] GMAP
As luxury high rises sprout up on every vacant lot in south Williamsburg, sale prices in the area are expected to match those of north Williamsburg in a few years, said a story in The New York Times. Right now they trade at about a 15 percent discount, or $1,000 per square foot, vs. the […]
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