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BrownstonerHouse Of The Day 142 A Hull Street

This little two-family at 142 A Hull Street has been unfortunately over-renovated to our way of thinking, but even so it appears to be in move-in condition with a relatively low price tag for Brooklyn these days. It’s set up as a top-floor rental over a three-bedroom duplex. The facade is mostly intact and we like the quirky offset window and the Neo-Grec detail. The house is located in Ocean Hill close to the Broadway Junction subway station. The ask is $719,000. Do you think it might make a good investment property?
Brownstoner - Thursday, October 23, 2014

BrownstonerNow On The Market For 6 Million 247 Hancock Street In Bed Stuy

The John C. Kelley House, site of a Sharon Stone film shoot and a visit from President Cleveland, is now officially on the market for $6,000,000 and photos went up on the listing Friday afternoon. As we reported in July, the longtime owner, a retired advertising executive, bought it when it was an illegal SRO and meticulously restored it. The double-wide house at 247 Hancock Street is 41 feet wide by 60 feet deep, according to the listing, and sits on an even bigger 81-by-100 square foot lot. The Neo-Renaissance house with Romanesque Revival features was designed in the 1880s by architect Montrose Morris, who lived...
Brownstoner - Monday, October 20, 2014

New York TimesManhattan Apartments With Illegal Greenhouses

In most places, greenhouses are structures used to grow plants. In New York City, they’re used to grow apartments. From around the late ’60s through the early ’90s, many apartment dwellers fortunate enough to have a balcony or terrace put it under glass to make their patch of outdoor space habitable all year long. They called the enclosed area a “temporary structure” (though dismantling it really wasn’t part of the plan) to exploit a building code loophole, closed several years ago, that didn’t count such an addition when calculating floor area ratio, a figure that helps determine how big a building can be. And code enforcement is about...
New York Times - Sunday, October 19, 2014

CurbedBed-Stuy Brownstone Wants 1 425 Million And More

Welcome to the Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup, where we—you guessed it—take a look at the most notable Brooklyn townhouses on the market. Got tips? Send 'em here. ↑ In Prospect Heights, this four-story brownstone is asking $3.75 million. The three-family building has been renovated and the owner's duplex has around 3,000 square feet of space.
Curbed - Sunday, October 19, 2014

citybizlistHalstead Property Welcomes 13 Agents To Its Park Avenue Office

Halstead Property is pleased to announce that 13 experienced, well-seasoned agents have joined the Park Avenue office. The firm is proud to welcome top agents including: Geri Epstein, Leslie Bettison, Harriet Botwinick, Kim Cowal, Greta Elias, Neil Gallo, Marcia Gershon, Joe Irving, James Lake, Leslie Penny, Seth Price, Arnie Roitman and Richard Topp. “We are thrilled to welcome these incredibly knowledgeable and talented agents to the Halstead family,” said John Wollberg, Executive Director of Sales for Halstead Property, Park Avenue. “I have had the opportunity to work with a number of these agents over the years and always admired their expertise and poise. They are an absolutely...
citybizlist - Sunday, October 19, 2014