Last Apartment Left at Gothic Revival Church in Fort Greene Asks $8,200/Month

Posted On Wed, June 8, 2016 By

Posted On Wed, June 8, 2016 By In Cool Listings, Fort Greene, Interiors

Gothic Revival church turned luxury rental apartment: only in New York. That’s the story behind 232 Adelphi Street, a majestic Fort Greene church built in 1888. It fell into disrepair before being converted into 12 apartments in recent years. This is the last apartment left empty and it’s a pricy one. It’s also big: an 1,800-square-foot duplex with two bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths, all accessed via a private entrance.

232 Adelphi Street, carlton mews church, living room

232 Adelphi Street, carlton mews church, kitchen, rentals

Like any good church conversion, the modern additions have been blended with the old-world church details. Exposed brick and new hardwood floors are set against detailed stained glass panels and dramatic transverse arches. Perhaps out favorite room is the kitchen, which was built with totally modern appliances but still boasts an incredible doorway with stained glass details.

232 Adelphi Street, basement

A floor plan shows that the living room and bedrooms are upstairs, with the lower level of the duplex has been configured as an expansive rec room with storage space. An open staircase and skylight bring some natural light down there.

232 Adelphi Street, bathroom

No church details in here: the bathrooms are totally modernized.

232 Adelphi Street, carlton mews church

What a charming private entrance to your own own little sanctuary in Brooklyn!

[Listing: 232 Adelphi Street, #8 by Shannon Eidman for Compass]

Photos courtesy of Compass

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Neighborhoods : Fort Greene

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