Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Jemima Kirke’s Quirky Townhouse Hits the Market


    Here’s a luxurious 1920 brick two-family in Crown Heights with a large footprint, a garage and some prime original details within, including vintage baths and kitchens. It occupies a corner spot at 279 Buffalo Avenue at Lincoln Place, in the Weeksville section on the neighborhood’s eastern end.

    Spacious Crown Heights Brick Two-Family With Prime Original Details, Garage Asks $1.7 Million

    Brooklyn Homes for Sale in Carroll Gardens at 408 Clinton Street

    ‘Girls’ Star Jemima Kirke Wants $4.49 Million for Her Boho Carroll Gardens Townhouse

    “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. Kirke picked up the house in 2013 and subsequently had it overhauled by architect Richard H. Lewis, the design force behind Balthazar and Tavern on the Green.

    Brooklyn Apartments for Sale in Williamsburg, Boerum Hill, Crown Heights

    Four Modern and Move-in Ready Condos to See This Weekend, Starting at $1.15 Million

    Once again our Open House Picks this weekend feature apartments, though you might not immediately guess that by glancing at the prices. They’re all over $1 million, an improbable scenario in much of the known universe but, of course, nothing unusual in these parts. They’re all condos, all recently renovated and move-in ready.

    Brooklyn Homes for Sale in Greenpoint at 78 N. Henry Street

    Charming Rowhouse in Greenpoint With Four Faux-Painted Slate Mantels Wants $2.1 Million

    Here’s a Greenpoint three-story that doesn’t look like much from the front, with its drab aluminum-sided facade. But it’s got some nice original detail within, including crown moldings, tin ceilings and four decorative mantels. It’s at 78 North Henry Street, in the eastern part of the neighborhood, set between McGolrick Park and the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.

    Brooklyn Homes for Sale in Prospect Lefferts Gardens at 140 Rutland Road

    Renovated Brownstone in the PLG Historic District With Working Fireplace Asks $2.475 Million

    Here’s an 1897 brownstone in the Prospect Lefferts Gardens Historic District, with a renovated interior that combines modern updates with some nice original detail. It’s at 140 Rutland Road, on a prime block between Bedford and Rogers avenues.

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