In 1890 Owner/Builder John Fraser hired the prolific architecture firm of Amzi Hill and Son, to design this classic Neo-grec brownstone. 116 MacDonough Street is a 3,632 square foot Neo-gec style brownstone which would make anyone proud to call home. This brownstone has been lovingly taken care and maintained in the same family for 70 plus years. The handsome house contains three stories plus a garden basement and lower cellar on a 20.2 x 100 foot lot. The home is a legal two family currently configured as a three. The impressive entry includes a dog-leg or L-shape stoop and cathedral doors that make for a grand welcoming entrance. Original 19th Century details both inside and out including parquetry ornament, original alabaster light fixtures, plaster walls and ceilings, crown moldings, waist-high wainscoting, pier mirrors and twelve-foot ceilings. This house contains six carved- mahogany and oak mantels surrounded by rare Victorian tiles. Each floor contains large bay windows with abundant natural light. The views overlook the deep-set gardens and trees of beautiful MacDonough Street.Located on one of the most beautiful blocks in Brooklyn and often called one of the Gold Coast blocks of Stuyvesant Heights. This house is part of the original 1971 Stuyvesant Heights Historic District. The area contains the largest collection of stunning 19th Century townhomes, French Style flats and Civil War era Villas in New York City. The surrounding blocks are row after row of two and three story plus basement exquisitely designed townhouses set upon broad tree lined streets and avenues. Developed between 1870 and 1920, Stuyvesant Heights is an almost exclusively residential neighborhood with small businesses, shops, and fine restaurants serving the community.This house contains north and south-facing rooms, quaint backyard garden, Original 19th Century details throughout. This home is conveniently located to bus and train transportation. Close to community playgrounds and parks. Duplex and rentals easily combine to create a single-family home.Dont miss this unique opportunity to make this beautiful home your very own!
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To sum up Bedford-Stuyvesant as yet another stunning Brooklyn brownstone neighborhood falling victim to gentrification would be to deny the vitality and tenaciousness of a community with deep cultural and...
New York Times - Wednesday, July 09, 2014
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