Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: A Flatbush Edwardian Sells for $5.15 Million

100 and 94 Lenox Road in 2017. Photo via Ariel Property Advisors


    Longtime Owner Sells Flatbush Edwardian for $5.15 Million, Corner to Become Apartments

    Back in November, a developer’s plan to replace a freestanding house at 100 Lenox Road in Flatbush with a block of modern apartments was suddenly halted, and they were looking to sell. On one side of the house, at 94 Lenox Road, is another freestanding house of the same era, in the same family for decades, according to public records.

    Interior Design Ideas Ben Herzog Park Slope

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    The Insider: In Major Gut, Petite South Slope Wood Frame Gains Bright, Open Interior, Tons of Storage

    This 16-foot-wide wood frame house was cramped and sagging, with sad vinyl siding, when it first came to the attention of South Slope-based Ben Herzog Architect (BHA). The 14-person firm, founded in 2009, expanded in 2014 to include a full-service interior design department.

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    A Quirky Carriage House in Hudson for $925K, Menagerie Not Included

    No longer exactly a well-kept secret, Hudson, N.Y., nestled in the Hudson River Valley and benefiting from a train station, has a reputation as a bustling, artsy town with fabulous architecture. It’s packed with 19th century domestic buildings, so it’s easy to stumble across amazing examples of Federal, Greek Revival, Italianate and Second Empire (in various states of repair).

    Brooklyn Apartments for Sale in Clinton Hill at 313 Clinton Avenue

    Condo in Neo Grec Clinton Hill Mansion, Site of Popular Halloween Theatrics, Asks $2.65 Million

    Here’s a condo with uncommon grandeur and a distinctive address. It occupies the parlor and garden floors of an 1882 Neo Grec mansion on Clinton Hill’s Mansion Row, at 313 Clinton Avenue, written up here as a Building of the Day. The house is notable for reasons beyond its architectural splendor: for over two decades it’s been the site of Halloween 313, a beloved neighborhood extravaganza.

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    Brooklyn Students Rally at Borough Hall to Protest Gun Violence

    The roar of Brooklyn students could be heard echoing in Downtown Brooklyn this morning as middle and high school students began gathering to participate in the National School Walkout. Intended as a 17-minute protest across the country to commemorate the 17 students killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., last month and demand gun control measures, the Brooklyn protest was still going strong after more than an hour.

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