Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz Moving to Cobble Hill

Interior photo via Corcoran. Daniel Craig photo by Caroline Bonarde Ucci via Wikimedia Commons. Rachel Weisz photo by Elen Nivrae via Wikimedia Commons


    Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz Scoop Up Martin Amis’ Cobble Hill Brownstone for $6.75 Million

    Two more actors are planting roots in Brooklyn. Back in August, Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz purchased a landmarked four-story townhouse in the Cobble Hill Historic District, according to the New York Post. Property records show that it was purchased for $6.75 million through an LLC called On the Rows.

    Brooklyn Homes for Sale in Bed Stuy at 754 Putnam Avenue

    Bright and Modern Renovated Stuy Heights Brownstone With Stained Glass Asks $2.675 Million

    Here’s a Bed Stuy brownstone that’s been gut renovated and done up with some interesting design touches, more distinctive than found in the average flip. The long-running flipper outfit Massada is behind this one, which sits at 754 Putnam Avenue in Stuy Heights.

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    Will the Small Collection of Historic Row Houses in This Tiny Neighborhood Survive Development?

    It’s not quite central Downtown Brooklyn, Vinegar Hill or Fort Greene, but this quirky little neighborhood is one of the oldest areas of downtown and amazingly still has some surviving early and mid 19th century row houses.

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    Rendering by Morris Adjmi Architects via NY Landmarks Preservation Commission

    Clinton Hill’s Hot Bird May Soon Be Replaced by 29-Story Residential Building

    Clinton Hill favorite Hot Bird might soon be no more. The bar, located 546 Clinton Avenue — and well known for its large outdoor area and banning of children — is situated on the site of a proposed new 29-story Morris Adjmi-designed residential building, which is to be located 550 Clinton Avenue.

    Brooklyn Apartments for Rent in Park Slope at 573 5th Street

    Park Slope Duplex With Private Roof Deck, Sun Room, Pair of Mantels Asks $3,200 a Month

    This spacious Park Slope duplex sits a half-block from Prospect Park and has a private roof deck with skyline views — qualities which may not scream out in the midst of a “bomb cyclone,” but which will hold considerable appeal come spring. It’s at the top of a five-story brownstone — a walk-up, needless to say and thus not for the weak of leg.

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