This Fort Greene Neo-Grec has the impressive proportions and intricately detailed woodwork that might capture an old house enthusiast willing to take on a property in estate condition. The 33-foot-wide house also has a location across from Fort Greene Park, at 198 Washington Park, in the historic district.
All in move-in condition with original historic details, last week’s open house picks ranged in price from $2.625 for a brownstone in Bed Stuy to $599,000 for a brick house in New Lots.
Here’s a prewar in Bay Ridge that is nicely sized but modest in its trimmings with a price to match. It’s a one-bedroom on the first floor of a six-story building at 7101 Colonial Road.
The craze for octagonal living was a relatively brief one, but in the mid 19th century eight-sided houses popped up in small towns across the country. This Oneida county example is a fetching one, with its deep porch, bracketed cornice and cupola.
The straightforward Neo-Grec exterior of this Bushwick row house hides a rather exuberant interior. The 20-foot-wide house at 930 Bushwick Avenue is one of seven built in 1882.
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