Ryoko Okada and the architects of ODA New York have drawn from Japanese design principles that provide a cocoon from the outer world.
On a lovely tree-lined block, this red brick home is part of a modern row house development finished in a pleasant neo-Georgian style.
They range from painstakingly staged to as-is, and all have appealing historic detail.
Greenpoint-based architecture firm Space Exploration polishes a row house with a slew of parlor-floor improvements.
This condo triplex under construction in Boerum Hill sits within a classic Italianate brownstone and features an elegant modern design by the Meshberg Group.
Brownstoner takes on Brooklyn history in Nabe Names, a series of briefs on the origins and surprising stories of neighborhood nomenclature.
With the bustling Atlantic Avenue and quirky Smith Street as commercial districts and a swath of historic row houses — many of them brownstones — for residential stock, Boerum Hill is a reflection of many of Brooklyn’s best known and most-loved features.
While much of the focus in Brooklyn’s development boom has been on the recently rising towers downtown, many medium-sized projects are cropping up in neighborhoods across the borough. One such project — going up at 465 Pacific Street in Boerum Hill — will feature an unusual brick and metal facade.
This two-bedroom co-op in Boerum Hill has a lot going for it, including a pretty gentle price tag. Located in a 25-unit building at 251 Pacific Street, it’s got light, nice finishes and good-sized common spaces, including a dining room.
It’s not loaded with detail, but it’s got nice moldings and a prewar feel.
It’s also got a few drawbacks, so we’ll get those out of the way. Bedrooms are small. There’s a single bathroom and it’s located by the front door, a relative hike from the bedrooms. The block it’s on is definitely not Boerum Hill’s most charming.
This two-bedroom rental is distinctive and charming, set in a private carriage house on Hoyt Street in Boerum Hill. It’s got a loft-like feel, with its big open living space and exposed brick.
It also gets a ton of light, with a full bank of windows facing the street, and several more opposite. Blond wood doors, shutters and window frames add to the bright feel.
Construction has topped out at the mixed-use tower at 265 State Street, known as The Boerum, in Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill neighborhood.