Four Lookers in Move-in Condition to See This Weekend, Starting at $1.85 Million We’ve got a bunch of lookers for you on the open house front this weekend. No eyesores, no bring-your-architect specials, no sagging investment properties. Three have been completely renovated in recent years, and pair modern updates with period… Read More >The post Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: The Bordello Queen of Troy and a Swindler’s Manse appeared first on Brownstoner.
Four Move-In Ready Houses to See This Weekend, Starting at $749K It’s going to be a warm one this weekend, and we all know what that means: your first chance this year to hit an open house in flip flops. If that doesn’t excite you, perhaps one or all of our… Read More >The post Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: New Kosciuszko Bridge Debuts, a Park Slope Reno appeared first on Brownstoner.
A Not-So-Secret Jehovah’s Witnesses Underground Tunnel in Brooklyn Heights Is No More! At least one branch of Brooklyn Heights’ not-so-secret tunnels is gone. For years, four private underground tunnels have connected numerous Jehovah’s Witnesses buildings in the neighborhood. The one leading to an apartment building at 124 Columbia Heights was filled… Read More >The post Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Brooklyn Heights Tunnel Filled In, Townhouse Prices Rise appeared first on Brownstoner.
Demolition Permit Issued for Our Lady of Loreto Church in Ocean Hill The city has issued a demolition permit for Our Lady of Loreto Church at 126 Sackman Street, meaning the beloved Ocean Hill church could be demolished any day. The demolition permit was issued on March 24 to demolition firm… Read More >The post Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Demo Permit Issued for Our Lady of Loreto Church appeared first on Brownstoner.
Lottery Opens for Bushwick Church Site With Affordable Units Starting at $822 a Month An affordable housing lottery has opened for 20 units in a development that is part of the former St. Mark’s Lutheran School and Evangelical Church at 616 Bushwick Avenue in Bushwick. _ An Artist Reveals a Brownstone Time Capsule… Read More >The post Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: A Time Capsule Interior and Bushwick Affordable Housing appeared first on Brownstoner.
5 Upstate Bungalow Colonies Offer an Inexpensive Summer Escape From the City While bungalow communities reached their peak of popularity in the 1950s there are still some around that offer a relaxed, communal summer experience for weary New Yorkers. Many of the communities have been transformed into inexpensive co-ops, providing a… Read More >The post Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Upstate Bungalows and Dumbo’s Clock Tower Penthouse appeared first on Brownstoner.
Slave Theater Demolished as Bed Stuy Icon Makes Way for Mixed-Use Development The site of the Slave Theater, an icon in Bed Stuy whose sale and planned development has been the subject of many protests in the community, is inching closer to its newest iteration. _ Four Houses With Potential to See This… Read More >The post Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Slave Theater Demolished, Historic Villa Hits Market appeared first on Brownstoner.
This week, Brownstoner readers were rather into brownstones, which shouldn’t be a surprise, but the most popular listings were all standalones. The most popular listing was a standalone recently renovated with an unusual feature — wide-plank Douglas fir floors imported from Denmark. Listings in Bed Stuy were popular again… Read More >The post Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: Standalones and Brownstones appeared first on Brownstoner.
This week, Brownstoner readers gravitated towards homes over the million dollar mark, with just one coming in at six figures. The most popular listings included just one co-op in the mix, the rest were one and two-family homes, with multiple brownstones and more than one stand-alone house. While there were… Read More >The post Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: Bed Stuy Brownstones and Beamed Ceilings appeared first on Brownstoner.
This Carroll Gardens Brownstone Apparently Belongs to Trump Advisor Paul Manafort Who knew? Apparently Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager, owns a brownstone in Carroll Gardens. Manafort is currently under investigation by the FBI to see if he had any dealings with Russians. _ Four Charmers With Original Details to See This… Read More >The post Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Trump Advisor Paul Manafort’s Brooklyn Brownstone appeared first on Brownstoner.
This week’s most-viewed listings stressed homes with intriguing interiors — including 19th century details, statement wallpaper and minimalist rehabs. Two of the properties have a rustic charm, with beamed ceilings and painted brick walls, but houses with ornate mantels dominated the list. While there were multiple listings in Bed Stuy and… Read More >The post Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: Beams, Brick, Marble Mantels and Bold Design Choices appeared first on Brownstoner.
Affordable Housing Lottery Opens in Downtown Brooklyn With Studios Starting at $897 Affordable units starting at $897 a month are now up for grabs in the big glassy building going up at 33 Bond Street in Downtown Brooklyn where a huge block-long parking garage stood for years. _ This Bronxville Home Asking $3.195… Read More >The post Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Affordable Housing Debuts in Downtown Brooklyn appeared first on Brownstoner.
This Saturday June 4th on the rooftop of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum will host the Brooklyn Creative Market and you should stop by.Why and What’s this? It’s a gathering of youth entrepreneurs, new and emerging young people from their teens up, who are being granted an opportunity to bring their Fashion, Music, Photography and art in general, to the public and gain valuable business and marketing experience.The event will feature a youth lead pop up shop for young creative entrepreneurs to showcase their products and services to the world.50+ creatives will display their work in Art, Fashion, Food, Photography, Music and more. Live performancesTwo DJ’s50+ vendorsINteractive activitiesPitch competition where one business will win $1,000 for their startup.For some it will be…
This week’s most popular listings ranged from a three-story flip to a ten-bedroom house that could really shine in the right hands. One of the most viewed listings was Chloe Sevigny’s Park Slope apartment, which went into contract since being featured. A few neighborhoods had multiple entries in the top… Read More >The post Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: Condos, Co-ops and Standalones appeared first on Brownstoner.
Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: Fixer-Uppers and Wraparound Porches The majority of our most viewed listings this week were priced at over $1 million. There was one listing just shy of the million-dollar mark –– a fixer-upper in Bed Stuy asking $999,900. _ Kushner Wraps 85 Jay for $345 Million, Big Deal… Read More >The post Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Kushner Snaps Up 85 Jay, Sevigny’s Park Slope Pad appeared first on Brownstoner.