Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Matt Damon in Brooklyn Heights, a Glamorous Reno


    Charming Prewar Two-Bedroom Co-op in Prospect Heights, Near Grand Army Plaza Asks $795K

    Here’s a prewar co-op in Prospect Heights that’s primely located just a half-block from Grand Army Plaza. It’s located at 274 St. Johns Place, in a circa 1913 brick building with 16 units, one of several built along this street at the time christened with vaguely historic sounding names.

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    The Insider: River-View Duplex Condo Gets Interior Design Treatment with a Glamorous Edge

    A three-bedroom, three-bath duplex with river views and a private terrace would be pretty fantastic even if it were empty. Interior designer Crystal Sinclair, a Texas transplant who has a private practice as well as working through Homepolish, used plush furnishings, special wallpapers and a wide-ranging mix of textures and materials to make the condo even dreamier for her clients, a couple with a young child.

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    Classic Italianate Brownstone in Carroll Gardens With Details, Updates Asks $3.35 Million

    This classic Italianate brownstone in Carroll Gardens has a mix of both original details and updates. Located at 379 Clinton Street, it has a bracketed cornice that frames the front of the home, an ornamental door hood at the entrance with a rounded pediment and bracketed keystone.

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    Brooklyn Real Estate Six Months Later: One Sold, Two Still Available, One Off the Market

    This week’s look back at four of our featured listings from six months has a few stunning houses, including the Pfizer Mansion in Clinton Hill. Elsewhere, the homes are located in Fiske Terrace, Cobble Hill and Gowanus.

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    Building photo via The Standish, Matt Damon photo by Nicolas Genin via Wikipedia

    Did Matt Damon Break Record With Penthouse Purchase in The Standish in Brooklyn Heights?

    The sale of the penthouse apartment on top of The Standish — aka Superman’s building — in Brooklyn Heights has finally closed. And, as expected, it’s record-breaking.

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