It’s big, it’s beautiful and it’s a condo — in a landmarked brownstone. This fetching two-bed, two-bath sits at the top floor of a 25-foot-wide house at 214 Park Place in Prospect Heights. Fully renovated six years ago, it’s a nice unit in fine shape, with an attractive kitchen, a lot of built-ins and a functional layout.

Weighing in at around 1,100 square feet, it’s got a spacious living room and an open-plan kitchen in the front, separated by an island with a white stone countertop. The former has a wall of built-in shelving/cabinetry and a wood-burning fireplace. Also nice big windows, which are reputed to offer a skyline view.

Situated in the Turner Towers, the art deco co-op building at 135 Eastern Parkway, this two-bedroom, two-bath unit offers high-ceilings, an elegant pre-war feel and a fair amount of space — around 1,300 square feet.

The large eat-in kitchen needs redoing, which could be considered a negative — or an opportunity to create one in accordance with your own vision. The listing, from Tracey McLean at Corcoran, says the bathrooms need work as well, though we quite like the old-school black-and-white-tile scheme in the one pictured.


Architect’s illustration via Brooklyn Public Library

To the woe of local preservationists, the Landmark Preservation Commission has announced that, following review, they did not find a former bank in Prospect Heights to be worthy of landmarking. The neoclassical property at 856 Washington Avenue has been approved for demolition, with permits filed to replace it with a 14-story condo building.