This striking townhouse, at 132 Kane Street in Cobble Hill, comes to us via Dixon, the Australian firm that’s been buying, renovating and renting Brooklyn townhouses at a furious clip in recent years. With its modernist design, this one’s a departure for the group, which has restored quite a few historic Brooklyn properties.

Said design was “inspired by early-20th-century modern French architects and designers such as Le Corbusier, Robert Mallet Stevens, Pierre Chareau, and Jean Prouve,” according to the listing, from Dixon Leasing’s Joshua Carney. The result “exhibits a refined industrialism paired with understated luxury.”


“You have an association with a long history,” City Council Member Stephen Levin told a crowd of frustrated Cobble Hill residents outside City Hall Wednesday morning, “Keep on fighting the good fight.”

The community group Cobble Hill Association and its supporters are demanding Mayor de Blasio help hammer out a new and better plan for the controversial redevelopment of the former Long Island College Hospital campus in Cobble Hill.