The NY Post reports on a State Street brownstone, purchased at for $16K in 1967 that’s now up for sale for $1.895 million smackers:
NY Post: Mildred Furiya, who is listing her 19th Century townhouse at 299 State Street for sale at $1.895 million, said the neighborhood now is a lot different from the gritty area she and family moved into 44 years ago.
When Furiya, her late husband George and their two daughters left their cramped Greenwich Village walkup for the spacious four-story townhouse, the block was a hangout for vagrants and a boarding house across the street was home to a group of prostitutes.
Now it’s full of upscale families with young professionals with children.
“We came because this is where we wanted to be, and we knew it would some day be a fantastic location,” Furiya said yesterday. “We were the first generation to come in and buy.