Brooklyn News: A Park Slope Reno Keeps the Charming Details


Crown Heights’ 1000 Dean Street Changes Hands

The creative office complex fashioned out of a former Studebaker service center in Crown Heights has sold again, closing for $32.5 million on Thursday, November 16. Longtime readers may recall the adaptive reuse project was developed by Brownstoner founder Jonathan Butler, BFC Partners, and Goldman Sachs’ Urban Investment Group.

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Brooklyn Real Estate Listings Six Months Later: One Sold, Two in Contract, One Still Available

This week, a look back at four of our featured listings from six months ago focuses on homes in Williamsburg, Fiske Terrace, Bed Stuy, and Park Slope. How did they fare?

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Three new elevators have finally opened at the 7th Avenue F/G station. Photo by Marc A. Hermann/MTA

Long-Awaited Elevators Open at Park Slope’s 7th Avenue Subway Stop, Boosting Accessibility

Three new elevators opened at the 7th Avenue subway station in Park Slope on Tuesday, in a hard-won victory for the community.


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The Insider: ‘Light Touch’ Reno Updates Park Slope Neo-Grec While Keeping Charming Details

“Keeping as much as possible and not spending a ton” were the guiding principles of a careful renovation undertaken by Long Island City-based architect Sarah Jacoby for a young family of three. There was lot worth keeping in the late 19th century brownstone: wood floors, marble mantels, etched glass pocket doors, and intact plasterwork, including the beautifully shaped arch in the primary bedroom.

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Fort Greene Neo-Grec Brownstone With Six Mantels, Wood Floors Asks $3.395 Million

A short stroll from Fort Greene Park and within the neighborhood’s historic district, this 1880s Neo-Grec brownstone offers some period details and room for a new owner to make some stylish modern upgrades. At 61A South Elliott Place, the legal two-family has wood floors, six mantels, moldings, and some interior shutters.

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