co-ops

Cool Listings, Fort Greene

Listing images by Russ Ross; courtesy of The Corcoran Group

This one bedroom on the third floor of a four-story co-op at 416 Clermont Avenue is “nestled in the treetops in prime Fort Greene,” per the listing. Judging from the green views out the windows, that description isn’t far off. The charming apartment was recently renovated to reflect more modern tastes but it held on to some of it’s best prewar details, like the wood-burning fireplace with a carved marble mantle in the living room. The unit is now available to rent for $3,000 a month.

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Cool Listings, More Top Stories, Upper West Side 

1 West 72nd Street, Dakota, cool listings

This compact co-op at 1 West 72nd Street would be charming even if it weren’t perched above the gables of the iconic Dakota residence. The building’s instantly recognizable historic architecture anchors Central Park West, symbolizing the elegance of old New York City. Asking $1.295 million, this rare one-bedroom unit gets all the benefits of  the full-service building in addition to the famous address.

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Cool Listings, Murray Hill

142 East 37th Street, murray hill, cool listings, maisonettes, co-ops

This sunny co-op at 142 East 37th Street in Murray Hill has the bragging rights to being a Manhattan brownstone maisonette. In addition to its separate entrance, this two-bedroom flat tucked in at the garden level of a 19th-century townhouse, asking $1.195 million, has a private patio accessible from both the kitchen and one of the bedrooms.

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Chelsea, Cool Listings

244 West 23rd Street, Chelsea, co-ops

Listing images by Tim Waltman

This “character-rich,” loft penthouse at 244 West 23rd Street offers stylish downtown living with a great Chelsea address that puts you right next to the Highline, art galleries, and everything else the vibrant neighborhood has to offer. But if you don’t feel like venturing out, there’s a huge library to keep you occupied. The one bedroom co-op filled with prewar details was recently renovated and just hit the market for $1.25 million.

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Cool Listings, Historic Homes, Upper East Side

35 East 68th Street, Upper East Side, Cool listings, Dunham House, mansions, co-ops, historic homes

The 25-foot-wide carved limestone mansion at 35 East 68th Street on the Upper East Side is a standout even on a block lined with historic architecture. The 13,000-square-foot Beaux Arts mansion, known as the Dunham House, was built as a private residence for physician Dr. Edward Kellogg Dunham and grain fortune heiress Mary Dows by Carrere & Hastings, the architecture firm who designed the Frick Collection and the New York Public Library. 6sqft featured this historic home in 2016. The two-bedroom duplex co-op is back on the market for $4 million.

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Cobble Hill, Cool Listings

177 Amity Street, Cobble Hill, Co-ops

Listing images by Allyson Lubow

The sweet details at this classic Cobble Hill studio will distract you from the caveats of small-space living, including a charming fireplace framed by exposed brick to anchor the living space. And if that doesn’t get you, the centrally located address at 177 Amity Street certainly earns this petite, 350- square-foot pad it’s $395,000 asking price.

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Cool Listings, Greenpoint

100 Newel Street, Greenpoint

Listing images by Rise Media

Just a few blocks away from both McCarren and McGorlick Parks, this ground-floor Greenpoint co-op at 100 Newel Street is a rare find for the asking price of $699,000. It’s full of pre-war elements like original hardwood floors and wainscoting, mixed with modern pops of color and a freshly renovated kitchen and bathroom. While the railroad layout is less than ideal, charming details in every room—including two fireplaces—make it a cozy and intimate place to call home.

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Cobble Hill, Cool Listings

203 Warren Street, Cobble Hill

Listing images by Stephano Okmar

Located in the former St. Paul’s Parish School, a triplex layout and private patio entrance make this Cobble Hill co-op at 203 Warren Street feel like a townhouse, with the added benefit of double-height, lofty ceilings on the main floor. Currently listed for $1,495,000, the two-bedroom residence also has a flexible mezzanine that could easily be converted for any number of uses.

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affordable housing, Chelsea, housing lotteries

23rd Street subway station and Penn South, via Wiki Commons

Though it’s rare, the city does offer affordable apartments to purchase, and a new waiting list is now open for residences at Penn South, a limited-equity housing co-op (h/t Rachel Holliday Smith). The Chelsea development stretches between Eighth and Ninth Avenues from 23rd to 29th Streets and is comprised of 10 buildings and nearly 3,000 units. Though the complex was constructed almost 60 years ago, its location today is prime thanks to a booming Chelsea and proximity to Hudson Yards. Those who meet the income requirements can enter the 1,250-name waitlist for studios starting at $84,372, one-bedrooms from $101,247, and two-bedrooms from $151,870.

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Brooklyn Heights, Cool Listings, Interiors

400 Lincoln Place, Prospect Heights

At only 300 square feet, this Prospect Heights studio is very small, but its thoughtful design doesn’t miss a thing. The co-op at 400 Lincoln Place last sold in 2012 for only $85,000 and has been almost entirely reimagined since then. A custom built-in Murphy bed, storage solutions throughout, and a sleek stainless kitchen earn its $339,000 price tag.

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