While this Park Slope rental has a few quirks, it also has enough on the plus side of the column to perhaps outweigh them, including mantels, closet space and a location near Prospect Park.
Dubbed The Collingswood when it was completed in 1941, this six-story Flatbush apartment building offered a number of perks to the modern apartment hunter. Some of those are still in evidence in this third floor unit, including multiple exposures, a generous number of closets and a spacious layout.
What if an entire floor of your home was dark, damp and scary — so much so you didn’t want to set foot in it? What a waste of space that could be used as an office, studio or gym. (That’s how many people are using their dark, scary and damp cellar spaces.) One big obstacle is often the low height of the ceilings, and usually, the solution is to excavate and dig down to create more height to help create an entire extra floor of usable space in your home.
With a complete interior renovation by architects Baxt Ingui, this Brooklyn Heights brownstone offers up a bit of contrast on the interior, from a high-ceilinged Italianate detail-filled parlor to a wood-clad rustic retreat on the top floor.
Our picks for open houses last weekend were all in move-in-ready condition with some original details. Two of them come with the bonus of off-street parking. Found in Prospect Heights, Ditmas Park West, Flatbush and Marine Park, they range in price from $999,000 to $2.295 million.
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