Last month a tipster passed along news that the infamous, dilapidated townhouse on the corner of 7th Avenue and 2nd Street sold “in a closing that lasted all night.” Well, the sale just hit public records for the grand sum of $4.2 million. It’s listed as an eight-unit building. The former owners had this building in their possession for years and recently struggled with a long foreclosure battle. The buyers are under an LLC but the deed lists a Manhattan address that either leads to Sugar Hill Capital or New Holland Residencies. Both are real estate firms that work in Brooklyn, although Sugar Hill specifically acquires and repurposes multi-family building in New York. We can hardly imagine what kind of shape the interior is in. That’s a high price to pay, likely accounting for the amazing location.
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Scaffolding has gone up on the side of the Coignet Building next to Whole Foods, above, where it appears the grocer is finally making good on its obligation to repair the landmark, Gowanus Your Face Off reported. As we noted previously, in December a renovation permit was approved and Whole Foods was fined $3,000 by the […]
Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Private house Address: 218 Arlington Avenue Cross Streets: Corner Ashford Street Neighborhood: Cypress Hills Year Built: Around 1900 Architectural Style: Queen Anne Architect: Unknown Landmarked: No The story: Cypress Hills has a fine collection of housing stock that brings a smile to the face of most old house lovers. […]
The owners of Berry Park are working on a new bar nearby in Greenpoint called Northern Territory, which will host a soft opening tonight. Just like Berry Park, Northern Territory is a large converted warehouse space with rustic wooden decor and a rooftop bar. Hidden behind an unassuming door at 12 Franklin Street on the corner […]
The details at 140 St. Johns Place are strikingly similar to the Ortner house at 272 Berkeley Place, but it’s been recently updated and is set up as an owner’s triplex over a garden-floor two-bedroom rental. The proportions of the four-story brownstone appear majestic, at least in the photos, and there is every kind of elaborate […]