The interiors, designed by Hudson Companies, feature a washer/dryer in every apartment
They range from painstakingly staged to as-is, and all have appealing historic detail.
The woodwork in this Prospect Lefferts Gardens brownstone at 207 Lincoln Road is some of the nicest we've ever clapped eyes on, and there is no shortage of other ornate detail.
Can the heart of a neighborhood be captured through photography? A young photographer has tried to do just that by photographing residents of Prospect Lefferts Gardens.
Here’s one for the books. Fort Greene’s beloved Greenlight Bookstore is opening a second location, at the base of Prospect Lefferts Gardens’ tallest building.
Comedy writer and actor Michael Showalter — best known for co-creating and starring in the absurd summer-camp satire Wet Hot American Summer and its recent Netflix prequel — just sold his renovated limestone at 25 Clarkson Avenue for $1,600,000, the New York Post reported.
Residents complained of burning eyes and an inability to breathe Wednesday night following an ammonia leak at Lakeside rink’s LeFrak Center in Prospect Park.
If splendid and unusual tile, mantels and original detail are your thing, you will want to check out this landmarked single-family home 71 Midwood Street in the Lefferts Manor District of Prospect Lefferts Gardens.
Prospect Lefferts Gardens’ 60 Clarkson has ornate plaster moldings, a courtyard and appalling conditions for those who call it home. Though a private apartment building, 60 Clarkson Avenue is used as emergency housing for homeless families as part of the Giuliani-era cluster-site program. The New York Times reported that the building has racked up hundreds of housing violations — including for mold, cockroach infestations and rats.
Deplored by the de Blasio administration as well as the Department of Investigation, cluster-site housing pays private landlords — in the case of 60 Clarkson, Barry Hers — almost $2,500 a month per family for housing and services. If not used for cluster housing, many of the units in these buildings would be rent-controlled, meaning landlords would receive lower rents from permanent tenants than they currently do from the city for homeless residents.
Last week the application period began for 46 affordable units at 382 Lefferts Avenue in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. There are five studios, 28 one bedrooms and 13 two bedroom apartments for rent to those who meet the requirements and win placement in the lottery. The availability of the units was first reported by DNAinfo.
Studio apartments will cost $1,909 a month for those earning between $67,406 and $96,800 a year. One-bedrooms are $2,047 a month and two-bedroom units are $2,465 a month for those earning between $86,572 a year and as much as $138,080 a year, depending on the number of people living in the unit. Applications are due by September 22.
This building was a bit of a test case for the city. In the wake of the financial crisis with developments stalled, the city launched its $20,000,000 Housing Asset Renewal Program. The goal was to provide funding to developers who were unable to finish their buildings in exchange for converting their market-rate projects to affordable housing. This building was the first to accept funding from HARP way back in 2011.