Park Slope

June 5, 2023

In this beautiful $5.95M Park Slope brownstone, the kitchen is the star

From its modern open-plan layout to the charming rear garden, there's a lot to like at this Park Slope brownstone, which underwent a gut renovation by renowned architect Elizabeth Roberts in 2015. But the home's true star is the kitchen, a stunning sun-lit space with a wall of casement windows, top-of-the-line appliances, and a wood-fired grill built inside an original wood-burning fireplace. The Italianate brownstone at 359 Bergen Street is now on the market for $5,950,000.
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May 18, 2023

This $5.4M Park Slope penthouse has the luxuries of city living–with a rooftop yard and parking

This full-floor corner penthouse condo at 133 Sterling Place has the sleek interiors and views you'd expect from a $5,350,000 New York City apartment, with the full-house perks of parking and a huge roof terrace that doubles as an urban backyard. Inside are three bedrooms, two baths, and plenty of closets. It's the 1,800 square feet of outdoor space that make this Park Slope home extraordinary.
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April 12, 2023

Is the view from the roof of this $1.45M Park Slope brownstone condo worth the four-flight walk up?

On one of the Brooklyn neighborhood's prettiest streets, this Park Slope condominium on the top floor of a 1920 townhouse boasts Statue of Liberty views, a private rooftop, and the kind of interior updates that bring out the best in a pre-war home. Asking $1,450,000, the two-bedroom walk-up apartment at 153 Garfield Place has a railroad layout, which adds charm–if not convenience. For the latter, look to the home's central air conditioning, washer/dryer, and custom storage.
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April 4, 2023

This $2.2M Park Slope co-op in the Ansonia Court lofts has a secret office and a private terrace

Apartments in the historic Ansonia Court loft building at 420 12th Street in South Slope, Brooklyn, rarely become available, and when they do, there's always lots of interest. The turn-of-the-century factory building boasts brick walls, original wood beams, high ceilings, and unusual layouts. Asking $2,200,000, this renovated first-floor duplex loft is no exception. The sun-filled home adjacent to the building's dreamy courtyard offers three bedrooms, a private terrace, and an elevated office nook tucked away above the main living area. Renovated interiors are a seamless meeting of considered custom design and the historic bones of the space.
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March 15, 2023

From the basement gym to the planted roof deck, this $5M Park Slope townhouse is a modern marvel

Unlike many new-construction single-family homes in the city, this four-story-plus-basement-and-roof-deck townhouse, asking $4,995,000, combines luxury with great design and considered convenience. The 20-foot-wide home at 566 Carroll Street reads modern from the outside, clad in ipe wood; within are 3,732 square feet of Brooklyn townhouse goodness on four floors, including a back patio and roof deck, chic custom kitchen, five bedrooms, a basement gym and plenty of entertaining space.
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February 24, 2023

Preserved Neo-Grec townhouse in Park Slope is a glimpse into the Gilded Age for $3.5M

A well-preserved Park Slope brownstone built 150 years ago hit the market this week. Located within the neighborhood's historic district, 34 7th Avenue is considered one of Park Slope's first Neo-Grec townhouses. Much of the home's historic charm has been maintained, seen in original carved walnut woodwork, parquet flooring, pocket doors, and seven stunning fireplace mantles. Asking $3,470,000, the home is currently configured as a four-family building, but could easily become the magnificent single-family home it was intended to be when built.
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February 13, 2023

$6M Park Slope triplex condo feels like a modern townhouse, private garden and parking included

In the heart of charming Park Slope, a townhouse-sized condominium with parking and a private garden is now available. Located within the boutique building The Vermeil at 133 Sterling Place, the triplex measures 3,610 square feet and contains five bedrooms and four baths. Asking $5,995,000, the home has been customized for modern Brooklyn living, with sleek built-ins and storage throughout, as well as a private rear garden designed for the ultimate city soiree.
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February 7, 2023

For $5.6M, the perfect Park Slope brownstone, from the bay windows to the backyard

Built in 1888 by architect William Flanagan as one of 10 four-story townhomes with curving bay windows, 854 President Street is among the prettiest homes in historic Park Slope. Located a block from Prospect Park, the two-family home, asking $5,600,000, is the picture of Brooklyn brownstone elegance. Although modernized with central air, updated electrical wiring, and plumbing, the 4,200-square-foot, six-bedroom home's interiors offer a wealth of exquisite period detail.
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February 2, 2023

For $2.4M, this Park Slope home is renovated with an enviable rooftop

This Park Slope apartment is just a quarter of a mile to the tip of Prospect Park. But with a private finished roof deck that runs the length of the building, who needs Brooklyn's backyard, anyway? Asking $2,395,000, the top-floor co-op at 801 Union Street has undergone a recent renovation inside and out, including the landscaped roof deck that is a paradise of leisure and entertainment.
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January 26, 2023

Pretty pre-war co-op on a tree-lined Park Slope block asks $1.75M

This Park Slope co-op is what real estate dreams are made of. Located on the third floor of a 120-year-old building a block from Prospect Park, this updated three-bedroom at 259 Garfield Place offers the best of Brooklyn living. Asking $1,750,000, the home is where gorgeous parquet hardwood floors and original woodwork meet a modern kitchen and renovated bathroom.
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November 22, 2022

Park Slope’s Lesbian Herstory Archives becomes first official LGBTQ+ landmark in Brooklyn

A row house in Brooklyn that is home to the country's oldest and largest collection of lesbian-related historic material is New York City's newest landmark. The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) on Tuesday voted to designate the Lesbian Herstory Archives building as an individual landmark, the first in Brooklyn designated for its connection to the LGBTQ+ community.
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September 15, 2022

This $995K parlor floor home is a slice of Park Slope brownstone living at a co-op price

If you're having trouble choosing between an upstate cabin and a Brooklyn brownstone–on a co-op budget–you'll want to check out this one-bedroom co-op at 495 1st Street in Park Slope. The renovated parlor floor home is filled with townhouse glamor; there's even a back deck for lounging. Instead of shelling out for the whole house, you can buy this just-right-sized apartment for $995,000. Comprised of the parlor level of a three-unit historic limestone townhouse, this cozy co-op has the elegant details you'd expect including high ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace, and a large back terrace.
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September 6, 2022

Prospect Park-facing co-op with pocket doors, built-ins, and bay windows lists for $1.95M

A rare four-bedroom apartment along Brooklyn's "Gold Coast" in Park Slope is available for under $2,000,000. On the parlor level of a 1908-constructed Beaux Arts Style building at 86 Prospect Park West, the co-op has pre-war details to gush over, like its original parquet floor and moldings, bay windows, and abundance of built-ins. Plus, there's room to grow, with three bedrooms, a den, two baths, and a formal dining room.
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August 4, 2022

You can browse and borrow vinyl records at the Brooklyn Public Library

The Brooklyn Public Library is launching a new pilot program this month for music lovers. Starting on August 9, BPL patrons can visit the Central Library branch in Park Slope and browse, listen to, and borrow a diverse collection of nearly 400 records. The vinyl collection and listening stations will be in the New & Noteworthy room on the first floor of the recently-renovated Central Library. Teen and adult cardholders can take out up to three records for three weeks.
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July 11, 2022

22 middle-income units available at new luxury rental in Park Slope, from $2,300/month

Applications are currently being accepted for 22 middle-income units at a new development in Brooklyn. Located at 262 9th Street in Park Slope, The Deermar is an 11-story residential building offering tenants spacious units and modern amenities, like a landscaped rooftop and fitness center. New Yorkers earning 130 percent of the area median income, or between $78,858 for a single person and $187,330 for a household of five, can apply for the apartments, priced from $2,300/month studios to $3,344/month two bedrooms.
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July 7, 2022

Park Slope modern home built from a former carriage house is back on the market for $7.9M

If you've strolled past it, you may have noticed the classic lines of the modernist home tucked among the brick apartment buildings and historic brownstones in Brooklyn's Park Slope neighborhood. The remarkable house at 77 Prospect Place, given its current form by architect Phillipe Baumann in 2004, was once a single-story carriage house, built in 1886. Baumann's renovations included a new upper floor, a 30-foot skylight, and a dazzling great room that opens onto an outdoor patio with a hot tub; custom architectural interiors incorporate warm wood, glass, steel, and plaster. The stunning home last changed hands in 2017 for $6.6 million; it's now back on the market for $7.9 million.
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July 6, 2022

On Brooklyn’s largest private rooftop, you can pick your own apples

Forget the annual fall trip upstate to go apple picking. At One Prospect Park West, a new condominium in Park Slope, residents have access to a pick-your-own apple orchard on the rooftop. Designed by ODA, the rooftop measures nearly 7,500 square feet, boasts panoramic views, and is considered the largest private roof terrace of any condo development in the borough. New images were released this week of the rooftop, which represents the first landscape-only project from ODA.
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May 10, 2022

The inside of this $3.6M Park Slope duplex condo is as stunning as its historic facade

Asking $3,600,000, this unique duplex condominium at 606a Third Street steps from Prospect Park's grand entrance comprises the top unit in a two-unit Park Slope townhouse. But it's not just any Park Slope townhouse: This unusual home has an Arts-and-Crafts style facade that stands out among the neighborhood's brick and brownstone. The home's interiors have been designed to architectural perfection with enchanting use of colors, materials, and space, thoughtfully curated by the owner, photographer Leslie Simitch. Original details have been preserved and bespoke additions have enhanced the home's historic bones. The two-story home feels like an entire house (for far less than the cost of an actual Park Slope townhouse) with three fireplaces, three bedrooms, and three outdoor spaces.
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May 6, 2022

Arts-and-Crafts style and Mid-Century Modern meet seamlessly in this unusual $9M Park Slope home

Amid the grand Victorian brownstones and elegant front gardens leading up to Prospect Park, the 1909 brick facade of this unique townhouse at 612 Third Street fits right in. But there's much more to this $8,995,000 Park Slope townhouse. Its rear facade and interior architecture reflect an authentic Mid-Century Modern design history from a later era, with both aesthetics mixing beautifully throughout the 4,000-square-foot home. With decks, terraces, and patio spaces offering the promise of outdoor living, the five-story residence is a wonder from all angles and in all seasons, from its finished basement playroom to a glass-wrapped fifth-floor penthouse study.
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February 2, 2022

$12M Park Slope townhouse with four terraces, a garage, and gym was formerly eight apartments

One in a row of 12 Romanesque Revival townhouses that line the street across from Prospect Park, this graceful five-story Park Slope brownstone at 608 Fifth Street is the result of a $6 million renovation by its owners, design pros The Brooklyn Home Company. The home's covetable attributes befit a mansion with an asking price of $11.995 million, including multiple terraces, a rooftop kitchen, a basement gym, a rebuilt central spiral staircase, and a private garage with a full glass wall. According to the Wall Street Journal, the landmarked home was built in its current grand style at the turn of the 20th century and converted in the 1940s into an eight-unit apartment building.
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January 13, 2022

$1.7M parkside co-op in ‘Brooklyn’s Flatiron Building’ has prewar grandeur and modern style

As one of the elegant pre-war co-ops at 47 Plaza Street West in the 1928 Rosario Candela-designed building sometimes referred to as “Brooklyn’s Flatiron” due to its pizza-slice form, this three-bedroom home has the gracious architecture you'd expect from a landmarked residence. The interiors, however, are a pleasant surprise of sophisticated modern design and contemporary comforts. The building's location at the border of Park Slope and Prospect Heights is just as lovely, with the entrance to Prospect Park across the street. The home is now asking $1,699,000.
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November 4, 2021

Actor Penn Badgley picks up pretty Park Slope pad for $1.83M

Actor Penn Badgley has moved to Park Slope. Known for his roles in Gossip Girl and most recently, Netflix's You, Badgley paid $1,825,000 for a corner three-bedroom, two-bath at 140 Eighth Avenue, a 1930s co-op located just a block from Prospect Park. As first reported by real estate gossip blog Dirt, and confirmed by property records, the actor and his wife, musician Domino Kirke, paid $100,000 over the asking price.
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October 18, 2021

For $7.5M, a family-friendly Brooklyn brownstone on a park block

A recently renovated brownstone located on a park block with eight bedrooms, four baths, and private outdoor space? This home checks all of the boxes. Asking $7.49 million, the townhouse at 541 1st Street in Park Slope was professionally designed and furnished, with attention paid to not only preserving historic details but also complementing them with modern upgrades. In addition to the designer-curated interiors, the home boasts a charming rear garden and a parlor-level deck.
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October 11, 2021

For just $345K, this Park Slope studio is just two blocks from Prospect Park

If you're looking to get into the Park Slope real estate scene on a budget and don't mind climbing a ladder to go to sleep, this is your place. The cute studio at 475 7th Avenue is asking just $345,000, and it has enough space for a full living room, full-size appliances, and hidden storage. Plus, it's only two blocks from Prospect Park.
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October 8, 2021

There’s room for your Peloton and plenty of outdoor fun at this $3.3M Park Slope townhouse

As the listing says, this townhouse in Park Slope has "the rarest of amenities – a double-wide 37' garden oasis." The huge outdoor area has beautiful blue stone landscaping, tiered planting beds, and room for multiple gathering spaces. Inside, the added perks keep coming. Both the dining room addition and the full-floor primary bedroom suite have multiple skylights. There's also a bonus den and home office, as well as the perfect nook for that Peloton bike. The three-bedroom home is on the market for $3,295,000.
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October 6, 2021

Handsome Park Slope co-op asks $750K with super-low maintenance

This lovely Park Slope co-op is certainly handsome, but it avoids being overly austere and maintains its delicate, pre-war lightness. Located in a brownstone at 135 Garfield Place, the one-bedroom home is filled with wood details old and new, including an original fireplace mantel, pocket shutters, and moldings, as well as new built-in cherry bookshelves. It's asking $750,000 with monthly maintenance of $443.
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