03/31/15 1:00pm

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We have been serving this historic community for almost 30 years. We are your neighborhood resource... for everything!

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The Warren Place Mews is one of the loveliest blocks in Cobble Hill, with historic cottage homes built around a lush garden courtyard. It’s pretty rare to see a property on the market here, which is why the listing for 141 Baltic Street is exciting indeed. This isn’t one of the smaller cottages — it’s actually a larger brick townhouse that’s four stories tall with 1,600 square feet. The rear of the house provides access to the Mews. Ultimately it seems like you’re getting the best of both worlds: a spacious, historic townhouse alongside the quaint, private community of the Warren Place Mews.

The landmarked, brick home was constructed in 1878 but it’s going to need a modern upgrade. This is an estate sale, with potential buyers urged to bring their architects along. While you’d be working from scratch, it’s the ideal property for a buyer who envisions modern, top-of-the-line finishes within a historic Cobble Hill home. This has tons of potential to be a very special project indeed. The asking price comes in at $2,250,000, and the property is available to look at by appointment only.

141 Baltic Street [Brooklyn Bridge Realty] GMAP

03/21/15 9:40am

This post courtesy of Explore Brooklyn, an all-inclusive guide to the businesses, neighborhoods, and attractions that make Brooklyn great.

More Walking Tours: Park Slope Historic District

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Though Bay Ridge doesn’t get as much attention as its brownstone-heavy neighbors to the north, the neighborhood boasts historic architecture, diverse communities, solid food, and stunning waterfront views. This walking tour will take you from the Bay Ridge subway station through residential side streets and onto the neighborhood’s main drag of 3rd Avenue.

Bay Ridge is a relatively small community, spanning from Shore Road, which marks the northern boundary of the neighborhood, south to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Its western edge is completely bordered by parkland and The Narrows waterway. Give yourself an entire day to explore here, and you’ll cover most of the neighborhood.

Photo of Bay Ridge Gingerbread House courtesy of Jessica Dailey via Curbed

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11/12/14 11:31am

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Sponsored By 123 On The Park.

123 on the Park is a new rental residence that directly overlooks one of the most beautiful parks in all of New York City... Prospect Park.

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It’s no surprise that people love living in Prospect Park South. The neighborhood borders Brooklyn’s favorite amenity — Prospect Park — and is also home to a growing number of local restaurants, bars and shops. The area is mostly dominated by free-standing Victorian homes, complete with front yards and porches, as well as older buildings. That’s why 123 on the Park, a new rental development overlooking Prospect Park, is unique for the neighborhood. Here you’ll find modern, luxury rentals and top-of-the-line amenities within the quaint, historic neighborhood of Prospect Park South. (more…)

08/27/14 12:00pm

Over at Brownstoner Queens, Montrose Morris profiles a landmarked cobblestone (yes, cobblestone!) home standing in Bayside, Queens. The house is one of the rare examples of the Arts and Crafts style in New York City, and one of the earliest houses of this type to be constructed here. Read the full history right this way…

01/08/14 11:45am

Today on Brownstoner Queens, columnist Montrose Morris kicks off a series about the incredible TWA terminal building at JFK Airport. In Part One, she explains the history of building airports in Queens, as well as the immense amount of planning required in the design. Read it all right here