Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: A Gowanus Townhouse Reimagined
A Exceptional Survivor, This Mattress Stuy Italianate With Specifics Inside and Out Asks $1.995 Million
It has survived extremely intact: a wooden frame Italianate with an appealingly bracketed porch and picturesque bay window. The inside of the Mattress Stuy row dwelling has lots of particulars to give as well, with moldings, plasterwork, mantels and pier mirrors. The dwelling, at 141 Quincy Street, is a person of a row of wooden frames that had been as soon as likewise styled and likely designed among the late 1860s and early 1870s.
The Insider: Slim Gowanus Townhouse Reimagined With New Rear Extension, Stair
When a area few acquired a 3-story brick row home for their household of 4, it did not have considerably going for it. Apart from becoming in a point out of major disrepair, it was very small — just shy 15 ft broad and only 36 feet deep.
“We appeared at likely up, heading again, heading up and back again,” recalled architect Christine Harper of Park Slope-primarily based Harper Layout + Make, which carried out a intestine renovation that transformed the making inside of and out. “Ultimately, we made a decision going back again was vital. If you want to in good shape 3 features on just one flooring, you require a specific quantity of depth.”
The Insider: Fort Greene Household Unveils Townhouse Reno With Stylish World wide Decor
As soon as in a scarce while, a Brownstoner reader submits images of a home hunting so polished and all-of-a-piece that we just cannot move it up for The Insider. This kind of was the situation with this Civil War-period brownstone, whose homeowners Jen Laughlin and Ghislain Thierry introduced to our notice following their very long, drawn-out renovation was finally finish.
A Renovated Crown Heights Row Residence and Three More to See, Starting off at $1.9 Million
Our picks for open properties to examine out past weekend were being identified in Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Crown Heights. They assortment in selling price from $1.9 million to $4.95 million.
Lease Board Proposes Substantial Increases for Stabilized Residences, Citing Soaring Costs
The Rent Guidelines Board has encouraged letting significantly better hire raises on rent-controlled apartments this year than have been permitted for far more than a ten years.
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