This recently gut-renovated 1860s townhouse in the lower Slope has some trademark signifiers — besides the generally thoughtful and sensitive design — that Elizabeth Roberts and her team at Gowanus-based Ensemble Architecture were here. (more…)
The history of luxury apartment houses along Prospect Park West can be neatly summarized by tracing the history of 9 Prospect Park West. A 1903 building at this address first brought “high class” apartments to the street, replacing less profitable row houses. (more…)
This three-bedroom Park Slope co-op is nicely appointed, and offers a sensible layout with room for a family. Situated at 404 6th Avenue between 7th and 8th streets, it’s got some original details, including tin ceilings and the huge carved pier mirror in the living room. (more…)
A historic attempt at addressing system wide segregation in New York City schools is coming to Brooklyn, where four elementary schools will start setting admission quotas for disadvantaged students. (more…)
For now, she’s staying in the swanky Park Slope townhouse, while he bought an even grander house in Boerum Hill.
Rentals don’t often come along as exquisite as this brownstone triplex, at 523 3rd Street in Park Slope.
It’s not just the prewar detail that stuns in this one — the ornate, unpainted woodwork, the richly detailed fireplace mantels, the giant pier mirror in the front parlor, the wedding-cake plaster detailing, the pocket doors, the fireplace tiles and mirrors. (more…)
This single-family brownstone at 121 Lincoln Place in Park Slope has most of the things you’d want in a brownstone, including a grand marble fireplace in the parlor and a renovated kitchen with all the trimmings. (more…)
This two-bedroom co-op at 1 Plaza Street West is attractive and well laid out, but its most spectacular attribute has to be its location. (more…)
Long since converted into luxury condos, Park Slope’s 153 Lincoln Place used to be a hotel that rented rooms by the hour. (more…)
Despite quibbles, the Landmarks Preservation Commission Tuesday approved reconfigured renderings for the landmarked building that houses Park Slope’s Pavilion movie theater and the condos going up next to it.
Jimmy Kimmel Live was spotted filming in Brooklyn this weekend.
Up for viewing today is a Park Slope limestone on a prime park block, at 882 Carroll Street. There are many a grand home on those park blocks — this one fits the bill and is in pristine condition to boot.
Parlor floor details include a pair of fireplaces, moldings, pocket doors, wainscoting, stained glass, triple bay windows and gleaming parquet floors with inlays. It should be noted that the staircase, per the listing, “has been artfully refashioned to create a voluminous eclectic gestalt.” What that means we couldn’t tell you, but we’re passing it along. (more…)