A rare and historic landmarked Federal style wood-frame house on Middagh Street in Brooklyn Heights has unexpectedly lost original framing and walls.
It is a bit of a surprise when one stumbles across it on Manhattan Avenue in the heart of Greenpoint -- a wood-frame building with a Greek name and a bit of Swiss design flair.
This absolutely charming little house is a Greenpoint classic, one of this neighborhood’s many wood-framed houses.
The homeowners cleverly reconfigured the space and modernized the mechanicals while saving or re-creating historic details.
A standalone Arts and Crafts house -- a rare survivor on Bushwick Avenue -- has been demolished for apartments, likely condos.
A historic Clinton Avenue house that has been in the same family for generations is on the market as a "prime development" site.
Tucked away on Dean Street between Smith Street and Boerum Place, these houses have managed to survive after all these non-landmarked years.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission has called it “an important part of Bushwick’s architectural heritage” — and now it can be yours. The wood-frame Italianate house at 1090 Greene Avenue, built in 1887 and landmarked last year, is on the market for $1,900,000.
Once the home of grocery tycoon Henry C. Bohack, whose eponymous stores used to proliferate in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island, the house is a “remnant of the days when Brooklyn was filled with wood framed Italianate houses,” Brownstoner’s Suzanne Spellen has written. She cited the “great details here: the columns, and entryway, the finely carved cornice, and the splendid window frames and bays.”
Ditmas Park is losing an iconic standalone Victorian, to be replaced by a seven-story apartment building.
Bushwick’s mural-covered house at 104 Central Avenue, which seems to have launched a trend of colorful facades in Bushwick, has been sold as a development site and will be razed. The sale closed last week for $1,285,000 but has not yet hit public records.
Seller and local business owner Jeremy Sapienza was fed up with Bushwick and saw opportunity in soaring property values. He and partner Luis Velazquez plan to close the last of their two Florida-style Bushwick cafes Sunday, they announced via Facebook Wednesday.
“We’re closing because I haven’t made a dime in two years, Bushwick is a nightmare on earth full of obnoxious yuppie brats, and I’m tired. Maybe that’s not a nice angle, haha,” Sapienza told Brownstoner.