Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: An Estate-Condition Brownstone, a Garden With History


    Clinton Hill Estate-Condition Italianate Overflowing With Original Details Asks $2.795 Million

    Here is one for the true brownstone lover who is ready to put the work in to preserve the abundance of intact interior details in this 1870s Clinton Hill Italianate. Plasterwork, mantels, marble sinks, lighting fixtures, interior shutters; it is all here, although in estate condition.

    interior of 12D 129 joralemon street

    One-Bedroom in Grand Brooklyn Heights Manse With Mantels, Wood Floors Asks $2,500 a Month

    Offering up some architectural cachet, this one-bedroom rental is in an 1890s manse with a hard-to-miss stately presence on the already interesting Joralemon Street. In addition to some intriguing history, the apartment has two decorative mantels, wood floors and a spacious bedroom.

    interior of 207 sterling place

    A Bay Ridge Row House and Three More to See This Weekend, Starting at $1.295 Million

    Our selections for open houses last weekend all have some original details on their interiors. Two have been more recently renovated while another has a garage. They are found in Prospect Heights, Greenpoint, Kensington and Bay Ridge and range in price from $1.295 million to $3.95 million.

    interior of 45 willow street

    Brooklyn Heights Federal-Style Row House With Alice Ireys-Designed Garden Asks $7.495 Million

    On the exterior, this 1820s Brooklyn Heights home has the picturesque silhouette of a Federal-style row house, including a tidy Flemish bond brick facade topped with dormers. In addition to its 19th century charms, the single-family home also has a 20th century Brooklyn history link as the long-time home of landscape architect Alice Recknagel Ireys.

    interior of 1092 prospect place brooklyn

    Historic Crown Heights Row House With Pier Mirror, Built-ins, Mantels Asks $1.925 Million

    This home in the Crown Heights North Historic District looks to be another fine example of the work of prolific architect Axel Hedman, who designed hundreds of Brooklyn row houses including many on this stretch of Prospect Place. The interior is rich with woodwork including a pier mirror, fretwork, built-ins, pocket doors and mantels.

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