Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: A Mixed-Use Tower Rises in Downtown Brooklyn


    The Catskills Retreat of a Jewish Philanthropist, Yours for $825K

    If you have ever fantasized about being a gracious innkeeper, here’s a sprawling Queen Anne in the Catskills that boasts a detail-filled interior and a connection with a Jewish builder, real estate mogul and important philanthropist.

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    Photo via The Corcoran Group

    Would You Rent This Bay Ridge Floor-Through With Parquet, Updated Kitchen, Dishwasher for $2,200?

    Here’s one of those spacious apartments that would be a good fit for a small family or, at least in theory, shareable — depending on how much privacy, light and space the roommates are willing to sacrifice.

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    Townhouse With Sculptural Staircase in Cobble Hill and Three Others to See, Starting at $670K

    Contemporary, with variable degrees of renovation, is the theme, starting with a four-story brick townhouse with a modern-organic-style update in Cobble Hill asking a hefty $6.495 million.

    540 Fulton

    Photo by Craig Hubert

    Mixed-Use Tower Rising on Fulton Street Joins Others in Downtown Brooklyn

    Another tower is growing among the forest of tall buildings in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Jenel Management, a mixed-use building at 540 Fulton Street has risen 38 stories out of an eventual 43 floors. The building, which is already looming over a busy corner of Flatbush Avenue Extension, will eventually use the address 532 Fulton Street, renderings show.

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    Jumbo Sized Prospect Heights Co-op With Mantels, Stained Glass, Woodwork Asks $1.65 Million

    A rare extra-large Edwardian apartment nestles on the third floor of a 10-unit 1901 limestone walkup co-op in Prospect Heights. Located at 207 Park Place two blocks from Grand Army Plaza, apartment 3E is a three-bedroom floor-through with extravagant historical details.

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