They're chic, desirable and great for raising a family. Here's the lowdown on what a classic six apartment is, where to find one, and why they should and shouldn't be coveted.
A new central staircase and a big bay window enhance light and add space to a family's three-level brownstone apartment in Boerum Hill.
This attractive co-op on the top floor of a prewar Flatbush building offers a good deal of space and light from four exposures.
There are an unusually high number of three-bedroom listings in Dumbo at the moment. New construction is the likely reason.
It's summertime in the city and there's no place we'd rather be. With rebuilt boardwalks and beaches, the shores of Brooklyn are better than ever, and offer something for everyone in need of a little solar therapy. Kite surfing, anyone?
This two-bedroom Crown Heights rental has one of the more distinctive master bedrooms you're gonna find. At the peak of a turret in an 1888 Romanesque Revival building, it's a circular room with a conical 30-foot ceiling with exposed beams that form a teepee shape.
When vinyl-siding mania swept through parts of Brooklyn in the years after World War II, few resisted the call. One who did was the owner of this modest Greenpoint row house that retained its brick facade into the 21st century, attracting the attention of a creative couple after an exhaustive two-year search for a family home. They bought the house in 2011 and hired Noroof Architects to shepherd it through a gut renovation.
An historic cemetery in the Brooklyn Navy Yard has been reborn as a public park with a wildflower meadow.
The Prospect Lefferts Gardens and Boerum Hill house tours are returning this summer, giving interior design fans and Brooklyn real estate lovers a special opportunity to see inside the well-renovated homes of strangers for themselves.
The MTA is considering implementing an express F train, a decision which would improve and worsen the commutes of various straphangers, depending on their station.