By Michelle Cohen, Fri, January 20, 2023
Photo credit: Allyson Lubow
This three-story house on a corner lot in historic Ditmas Park offers a perfect way to enjoy a lush yard, a sprawling wrap-around porch, a long driveway, and a spacious garage while living in the middle of bustling Brooklyn. Inside, you’ll find 7,480 square feet of living space with eight bedrooms and a finished basement, all with historic details beautifully preserved and renovated for 21st-century living. Built in 1909, the Flatbush townhouse is asking $3,750,000.
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By Devin Gannon, Tue, January 17, 2023
Renderings courtesy of March Made
A penthouse in Dumbo has sold for $17,500,000, becoming the neighborhood’s priciest sale on record. The four-bedroom penthouse sits atop the new 33-story waterfront development Olympia Dumbo, which was recently crowned 6sqft’s Building of the Year. At $4,102 per square foot, the deal also marks the most expensive condominium sponsor sale concerning price per square foot in Brooklyn.
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By Michelle Cohen, Fri, January 13, 2023
Photo credit: Rosemarie Fiore/RIS Media for The Corcoran Group
Amid the colorful bustle of Williamsburg in North Brooklyn, this 21st-century-built one-bedroom condo at 230 North 8th Street has the contemporary features you’d want–for less than $1 million. Clean lines, lots of windows and natural light, a Juliet balcony, and an in-unit washer/dryer are just a few examples.
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By Michelle Cohen, Wed, January 11, 2023
Photo credit: Al Siedman/VHT for The Corcoran Group
Who wouldn’t want a townhouse in the West Village with a $2.5 million renovation and a glass-enclosed rooftop office and deck? Beth Comstock, the current owner of the house at 62 Jane Street, has been lucky enough to live in the five-story home since she and her husband, tech executive Chris Travers, bought it for $5.75 million in 2012. Comstock was the first woman to be named vice chair of General Electric, a position she held after a long career as a media executive. The couple has listed the property for $10.995 million, the Wall Street Journal reports.
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By Devin Gannon, Tue, January 10, 2023
Photos courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens unless otherwise noted
The Greenwich Village townhouse of late civil rights attorney William Kunstler sold last month for $6,500,000, according to CityRealty. Kunstler, who famously defended the Chicago Seven, Malcolm X, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and others, and his wife, attorney Margaret Ratner Kunstler, paid $225,000 for the townhouse in 1981, as the Wall Street Journal reported. Located at 13 Gay Street, the four-story brick Greek Revival townhouse was built in 1844 and retains the same 19th-century charm of its neighbors.
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By Michelle Cohen, Tue, January 3, 2023
Photo credit: Evan Joseph
Though it comes with its own luxuries, townhouse living often means sacrificing perks like an elevator, pool, and gym. This $17.5 million Central Park West home at 45 West 70th Street has just about everything you could want, all under one gracious, Neo-Romanesque roof. Built in 1891, the house has been thoroughly renovated from stem to stern with every of-the-moment design flourish and 21st-century amenity–including a 33-foot-long, six-foot deep freshwater lap pool/jacuzzi in the cellar.
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By Devin Gannon, Fri, December 30, 2022
6sqft published more than 225 stories on “cool listings” this year. We’ve put together a list of our 10 most-read features on New York City apartments that hit the market this year, including the highest residence in the world (the $250 million penthouse at Central Park Tower), Manhattan’s oldest home (the East Village house was built by the Stuyvesant family), a Frank Lloyd Wright gem in the Hudson Valley (for only $1.5 million), a $12 million Park Slope townhouse that once held eight apartments (it underwent a $6 million renovation), and a few celebrity listings (Andy Cohen’s West Village home is a must-see).
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By Devin Gannon, Fri, December 23, 2022
All photos courtesy of DDReps
Inside a quintessential Fifth Avenue co-op building, a remarkably renovated residence is for sale. Asking $7,400,000, this maisonette duplex at 953 Fifth Avenue has direct views of Central Park in the front and a unique climate-controlled conservatory and private terrace at the rear. The home takes up the first two floors of the building, which was built in the Neo-Renaissance style in 1926 and contains just seven exclusive residences.
By Michelle Cohen, Thu, December 22, 2022
Photo courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens
Built in 1846, this move-in ready Greek Revival townhouse at 53 Jane Street, asking $10,725,000, is one among many graceful, classic brick homes on a pretty West Village street. Behind the original brick facade and stone stoop with cast iron railings, the home’s interiors are a contemporary showcase of newly-installed luxury, from the fully-appointed chef’s kitchen to the glazed rear wall overlooking the back patio. A one-bedroom garden-level apartment can be integrated into the triplex above, or used as a separate unit for income, guest quarters, or a home office.
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By Devin Gannon, Tue, December 20, 2022
All photos courtesy of Bradley Stein
In the heart of the West Village, tucked away from the street as part of the Hudson Mews cooperative, a two-bedroom home is now available. Located at 256 West 10th Street, the rarely-available apartment comes with perks unique to urban living: a common landscaped courtyard and a lovely planted roof deck. The pre-war co-op is currently on the market for $2,750,000.
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