A new waterfront development, complete with a public beach, massive rental towers, affordable housing and a starchitect designer, could be coming to Williamsburg.
All of these picks have preserved period features and three could use at least some modest updating in parts. They range in price from $785,000 for a two-family brick row house in move-in condition with a garage in Flatlands to $1.796 million for an Anglo-Italianate brownstone in Clinton Hill with marble mantels.
Construction is moving quickly at Dumbo’s biggest development site, where a massive, block-long building has risen 10 stories. Located at 85 Jay Street, and called Front & York, the eventual 21-story, 728-unit building will be part rental, part condo and have two swimming pools, one set aside for owners and one for renters, filings show.
An unusual Carroll Gardens townhouse built from the guts of a garage is being resold a year after being completed. The exterior is reminiscent of a converted early 20th century factory or garage with its tapestry brick and multi-paned windows, disguising how extensively a new envelope was constructed.
In Clinton Hill, after a number of twists and turns, a historic property that could not be saved has sold as a development site and will likely become apartments. Located just outside the Clinton Hill Historic District at 532 Clinton Avenue, the property sold for $6.5 million to 532 Clinton LLC earlier this month. The address of the LLC, which leads to a box at the Bay Ridge Mail Station located at 9728 3rd Avenue, appears to be shared with a company called EM Development, which has worked on small development projects in Kensington, Bath Beach and Carroll Gardens.
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