Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Progress at Crown Heights’ Nassau Brewery Site

Hunts Lane in Brooklyn Heights. Photo via Google Maps


    Brooklyn Heights No-Fee Two-Bedroom in Hunts Lane Carriage House Asks $2,800 a Month

    One long-ago resident of this tiny carriage house-filled Brooklyn street claimed the location “inspires goodness in children.” While it’s not clear if that 1940s wisdom about Hunts Lane holds true, the picturesque spot does still have plenty of charm, and a rare rental on the market that isn’t sky high in price. While this one isn’t overflowing with period details, it does offer two bedrooms, wood floors, a decorative mantel and the added attraction of no fee.

    Brooklyn Homes for Sale in Park Slope at 17 Prospect Park West

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    Jennifer Connelly’s Former Park Slope Mansion Returns With Price Chop

    The lavish corner limestone at 17 Prospect Park West that was once home to actors Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany is back with a price cut. The Montrose Morris-designed Park Slope mansion has been on and off the market several times since being snapped up by an LLC in 2015 for $12.4 million.

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    Just South of Prospect Park, Limestone With Mantels, Built-ins, Garage Asks $2.25 Million

    On a corner lot, this grand early 20th century limestone offers more than a fair amount of space along with mantels, built-ins and other period details — not to mention the perk of a garage. Its location, at 53 St. Pauls Place in Flatbush, also has the attraction of being just a short walk from Prospect Park.

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    The Bronxville Home and Studio of Architect Lewis Bowman Can Be Yours for $2.895 Million

    Architect Lewis Bowman skirted the rules a bit with this stucco and stone home in Bronxville. Originally constructed in the early 1920s to house his architectural practice, a 1934 addition converted the building into a family dwelling that complied with local zoning rules.

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    Renderings Show Subterranean Bar, Other Plans at Crown Heights’ Nassau Brewery Site

    The long-in-the-works redevelopment of the former Nassau Brewery building in Crown Heights is inching closer to completion. Most of the scaffolding that had surrounded the 19th century brick building, located at 937-949 Bergen Street, for years is now down except for some remaining on the ground floor and more near the roof.

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