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Bank On It: Work Ensues On 177 Montague Street Rear Condo Entrance

The 13-unit condo integration at 177 Montague Street—the location of Chase Bank—is moving forward following its approval by Community Board 2′s Land Use Committee last December. Barry Rice Architects is the firm on the project, which calls for condos in the rear annex building at Pierrepont Street. At year-end, building owners York & Sawyer also […]

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One Brooklyn Bridge Park Triplex Penthouse Back On The Market: $5.5M

A 4,638 square foot Triplex Penthouse on the 14th floor of One Brooklyn Bridge Park is back on the market with a new price tag: $5.5 million. The unit has been listed, delisted and relisted several times since 2007, MNS broker Penelope Stipanovich tells the New York Observer. The 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath unit at […]

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148 Hicks Street: Front Room For $3.50 A Week (In 1902)

Earlier this month, we shared CWB Architects’ photos of its interior reno at 146 Hicks Street, after 2011′s Hurricane Irene hurled a mature elm from Mansion House into the two adjoining townhomes at 146 & 148 Hicks Street. Now it’s time to give a little love to the equally lovely wood clapboard residence at 148 […]

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Rental Townhouse At 102 Pierrepont Street Sells For $3M Cash

A former rent-controlled townhouse at 102 Pierrepont Street, between Henry and Clinton Streets, has sold in an all-cash transaction for $3 million to Ira Lifshutz, a local investor. The broker is Massey Knakal, which reports that the 6,600/sf home rests on a 20’x100′ lot, with six residential units. Garden and parlor floors will remain one […]

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Mews News: Only Five Remain At Ambitious Love Lane Condo Complex

Since the condo development at Love Lane Mews launched in early 2011, units have moved at a fairly rapid clip. A broker with the complex tells Brownstoner that a 3-bedroom, 2-bath penthouse apartment recently sold for $2.725M. Note that at $1,482 per square foot, this is the highest price per square foot to date for […]

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Wowsah! Townhouse At 13 Monroe Place Reaps $7.5 Million

Yet another Brooklyn Heights residential property has joined the $5 million-plus club. The three-story townhouse at 13 Monroe Place was just recorded in public records with a sold price tag of $7,750,000, according to Brownstoner. Joan Goldberg with Brown Harris Stevens appears to have brokered the deal; there is no public listing for the property, […]

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No Surprise: Luxury Sales Are Booming In Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights’ luxury residential sales market is booming. Surprised? Didn’t think so. A new PropertyShark report tracks residential sales in the borough above $1 million from 2007 to 2012. The top three nabes: Williamsburg, Park Slope and Brooklyn Heights. For the latter, there were 112 luxury sales in 2012, up 26% from 2011 and up […]

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It Appears BK Heights Is Worth $11,500 A Month For A Rental

We saw sticker shock when Brown Harris Stevens listed the furnished carriage house at 21 Grace Court Alley for $11,500 a month in September 2012. Apparently someone else saw… home. We noted that lights are on in the 3-story unit Tuesday evening, and a neighbor confirmed that folks have moved in, indeed willing to pony […]

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Land Sakes! 264 Henry Street Sells For $5.25 Million

Not yet two weeks into 2013, it’s already a banner year for Brooklyn Heights residential real estate. In the same week that filmmaker/writer David Schisgall & Vanity Fair writer wife Evgenia Peretz bought 16 Garden Place for $5.7 million, public records reveal that 264 Henry Street sold for $5.25 million, a mere 10% shaving off […]

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BBP Sniffing For Residential Developers On Vacant DUMBO John Street Lot

Brooklyn Bridge Park has issued a request for proposals to develop a waterfront residential complex along the DUMBO coast. A vacant lot on the north end of the park at John Street offers 9,600 square feet of develop-ready land just east of the Manhattan Bridge. According to BBP’s website, “It allows for up to 130 […]

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