This 1,100-square-foot co-op apartment within a completely charming historic Park Slope brownstone at 357 6th Avenue has two bedrooms and an office, plenty of light, and a laundry room to keep things sparkling. It’s a three-flight ascent, but once you’re inside you won’t find too much to complain about. It’s asking $1.395 million.
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Converted from a single-family brownstone mansion, this Park Slope duplex still has much of its historic detailing on display–even in the bathroom. The home is located at 120 Prospect Park West, a stretch that faces Prospect Park and is known for impressive architecture built for wealthy Brooklynites. The modern-day asking price is $2.3 million for two levels of the building, one of which is the parlor floor, about 2,000 square feet awash in wood carvings and stained glass.
In a picturesque corner building in a laid-back part of south Park Slope just a few blocks from the park, this full-floor condominium at 341 15th Street seems nearly perfect; it even comes with a private parking garage. If you’re into current design trends, flawlessly executed, you’ll want to have a look. Asking $1.395 million, the layout of this pre-war home is not only generous with plenty of closets, but there’s even room for a third bedroom.
This quintessentially lovely Park Slope apartment on the parlor floor of a gorgeous historic townhouse at 369 Sixth Avenue is available for sublet without co-op board approval, which may just set the stage for the easy life in this sunny Brooklyn home. An in-unit washer-dryer, a nice big bay window, a recent renovation and a tree-lined street add to the idyllic picture.
Fiske Place is a quiet, single-block of Park Slope between Carroll Street and Garfield Place, one block to Prospect Park. Inside this brick building at 19 Fiske Place is a one-bedroom co-op that’s just hit the market for $589,000. If you don’t mind a two-flight walkup, the apartment is bright and stylish, with a renovated kitchen and corner bedroom that overlooks the building’s garden. The last recorded sale for the space was in 2005 for $349,000.
No bribes or back-door deals necessary. Al Capone’s former Park Slope townhouse, where he lived in the 1920s before heading to Chicago, has just hit the market for $2.85 million, reports the Post. “Scarface” may not recognize his former home today, as listing broker Bren Salamon notes that while the exterior remains nondescript, inside, the three-family residence has been completely renovated with high-end appliances, outdoor decks, and all new finishes.
From an 1890s carriage house to this stunning modern home, the Park Slope property at 77 Prospect Place has quite the story behind it. According to Brownstoner, this building, along with two others, was purchased by the Brooklyn Union Gas company for use in an alternative energy experiment. 77 Prospect served as the company’s show house, and they installed experimental fuel cells on the roofs, the design of which was inspired by the Apollo spacecraft. More recently, in 2004, the building was completely renovated by the architect Philippe Baumann. He built out a chic, modern interior and added a second floor with a stunning open space that opens to an outdoor patio with a hot tub. Now it’s up for grabs, asking $7.495 million.
This two-bedroom apartment comes with a few nice perks: a private landscaped garden as well as a finished, 350-square-foot basement. It’s located on the first floor and lower level of 456 15th Street, a brick cooperative in Park Slope. The last recorded sale was in 2008 for $845,000, now it has hit the market post renovation with a $1.295 million price tag. The interior is now sleek and modernized, offset with exposed wooden beams and original brick details in the lower level bonus space. The custom-designed backyard was totally decked out to match the modern interior of the apartment.
Park Avenue Armory, image © PBDW Architects
Constructed between the 18th and 20th centuries to resemble massive European fortresses and serve as headquarters, housing, and arms storage for state volunteer militia, most of America’s armories that stand today had shed their military affiliations by the later part of the 20th century. Though a number of them did not survive, many of New York City’s historic armories still stand. While some remain in a state of limbo–a recent setback in the redevelopment plans of Brooklyn’s controversial Bedford-Union Armory in Crown Heights raises a familiar battle cry–the ways in which they’ve adapted to the city’s rollercoaster of change are as diverse as the neighborhoods that surround them.
This 1890s limestone and brick mansion at 45 Montgomery Place, in Park Slope was built–and renovated–to impress. It’s also asking an impressive $13.25 million after last selling a few years back for $10.775 million. (The last asking price, in 2013, was set at $14 million.) An impeccable renovation covers all 7,500 square feet of the 30-foot-wide home; everything from a refurbished, classic Otis elevator to restored stained glass to a wine cellar awaits in this townhouse, which was featured in the April issue of the French publication Marie Claire Maison.