Here’s a classic late Victorian with a bow front, neo-classical columns, decorative wood work wreaths, a center staircase, stained glass, plaster medallions, pier mirrors and a stained glass skylight. The Prospect Lefferts Gardens townhouse has been recently updated, and the kitchen and pantry have been moved to the rear of the three-parlor floor. The architect is George Lawton, and it was built in 1899, according to the listing. It has been a HOTD twice, the last time in 2009, when it was asking $1,250,000. It most recently changed hands in April of last year for $1,176,000. The new ask is $1,775,000. Do you think they will get it?
168 Midwood Street [Brown Harris Stevens] GMAP
The long white parking garage on St Johns between Franklin and Classon in Crown Heights will come down soon for an eight-story Karl-Fischer designed residential development, according to a plan exam filed last week. Developer Rabsky Group filed plans December 13 for a 172-unit project at 564 St. Johns Place, which was first reported by […]
With the opening of Whole Foods this week, the condition and fate of the Coignet building has been in the news a lot. To many, it’s just another wreck of an old building that should be torn down. But for preservationists, and architectural historians, this “wreck” is an important building. It stands there, forlorn and […]
Lighstone has demolished the first of two old brick warehouses on Bond Street between 1st and 2nd streets in Gowanus, to make way for their 700-unit rental development, Pardon Me For Asking reported. Demolition work began earlier this week but hit a snag on Tuesday. The demolition crew broke a water main and flooded the […]
Brooklyn Bridge Park yesterday announced Edgewater Resources will develop and operate the marina next to Pier 5 in the park. Edgewater’s proposal calls for 125 slips on four floating docks, as well as a community boating program that includes kayaking and free and discounted boating for young people. The company has extensive experience designing, developing and […]
Some of the members of the Landmarks Preservation Commission didn’t like the proposed glass addition atop the landmarked 1880s Domino Sugar Refinery factory at Tuesday’s public hearing, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported. However, the commissioners support Two Trees’ plan to convert the factory into office space. The rendering by architects Beyer Blinder Belle, above, shows a […]