Horseman Antiques, a longtime institution on Atlantic Avenue, will shut its doors in nine months, after the owner agreed to sell the building for $18 million. The news follows years of speculation that owner Donald Gianchetta would sell the 18,000-square-foot building and shutter his 53-year-old store, officially ending the era of Atlantic Avenue as an antiques row.
Contractors, start your engines: Our open house picks this weekend are all in need of meaningful attention, with plenty of worn linoleum, faux-wood paneling, acoustic tile ceilings and cheaply renovated kitchens awaiting transformation. A geographically diverse bunch, they’re found in Carroll Gardens, Ditmas, Crown Heights and Cypress Hills.
“Girls” star Jemima Kirke is unloading her Carroll Gardens townhouse, and it’s an eye-catcher with a style that’s a match for her character on the HBO show: romantic, bohemian and unpredictable.
This prewar one-bedroom co-op is attractive, with double exposures and a nice view overlooking the Brooklyn Botanic Garden from the bedroom. It’s on the 13th floor of Turner Towers, the 1926 Art Deco building at 135 Eastern Parkway, across from the garden and the Brooklyn Museum.
Here’s a rare chance to own a piece of one of Brooklyn’s most distinctive rows: a Queen Anne house with exotic terra-cotta ornamentation and other standout features at 53 Linden Street in Bushwick. The ten houses of the row, and the gorgeous anchor house at the corner of Linden and Bushwick Avenue, were built in 1888 and designed by architect Frank Keith Irving.
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