This South Williamsburg row house, at 64 South 4th Street, has been written up in both Dwell and Design Sponge, and for good reason. It’s a beaut, gorgeously renovated from top to bottom by Agencie Group architects.
The result is stylish, tasteful and warm, with impeccable rustic-tinged finishes. Features include wide-plank chestnut floors reclaimed from a Virginia barn, tin ceilings, exposed beams, and a glass wall at the rear of the parlor floor.
Units in new construction “boutique” buildings, with oversized windows, sleek open kitchens and Euro-style bathrooms, have not been scarce lately. You may well have noted this.
But condos are difficult to come by — especially with two bedrooms and two baths in prime Williamsburg, such as this one at 538 Union Avenue. It’s a particularly nice looking representative of the breed, in a 13-unit building.
An affordable apartment in a new luxury building in prime Williamsburg may sound pie-in-the-sky, but for the lucky winners of this housing lottery it will become a reality.
It’s no secret that Williamsburg’s storefront rents are some of the priciest in the borough, but a new report now reveals they are also some of the priciest in the country.
Has Williamsburg lost its luster, or is Gavin McInnes just cashing in? The Vice Media co-founder — who left the company in 2007 citing “creative differences” — has listed his luxe 1,300-square-foot penthouse for $2.499 million, as first noted by Curbed.
That’s more than double what he paid for the pad a mere five years ago.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning proposal has gotten a lot of flak from local community boards, but at least one Brooklyn City Council member is throwing his support behind the plan. And he’s gunning for a ‘Burg-style rezoning of Bushwick — but, this time, with tons of mandatory affordable housing.
The large plot of Williamsburg waterfront off North 10th Street — at one point planned to be made into a city park — has caught the eye of Hudson Yards developer Related Companies, Crain’s reported.
Brooklyn’s getting physical, physical.
Take a tour of Williamsburg’s lesser-known areas, led by one of Brooklyn’s louder voices.
The story is improbable: A piano-loving tax lawyer hires untested architects to transform a 100-year-old sawdust factory into an acoustically tricked-out, next-generation venue for — of all things — chamber music.
But the result? Extraordinary.