The sale of the Adams Mansion, at 117 8th Avenue in Park Slope, just hit public records. The magic number? $5,990,000, exactly what the building was asking in April. The home went into contract in three days, and we’re pretty surprised it didn’t sell over ask. To put the number in perspective, the totally rundown corner townhouse at 187 7th Avenue sold for $4,200,000 (plus whatever building violation fines the developers had to pay off) and the Beaux Arts mansion down the street is asking $15 million, down from $25 million. 117 8th Avenue, considered one of the finest Romanesque Revival private homes in the city, is currently configured as a 10-unit building. It was delivered to the buyer vacant. We hear there’s plenty of interior detail left inside; here’s hoping that the new buyer puts this gem to good use.
Adams Mansion Goes to Contract in Three Days [Brownstoner]
House of the Day: 117 8th Avenue [Brownstoner]