The construction of the temporary pool near Pier 2 at Brooklyn Bridge Park is proceeding nicely. The picture above was taken from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade today. The pool is a needed park amenity according to Senator Daniel Squadron (D-Brooklyn), via the New York Post, “I’ve long said the pool is a major priority for [...]
In my latest blogpost on Carroll Gardens Patch, I discuss the importance of outdoor public space in buying a home. Read the full post here. What’s your favorite public space in Brooklyn? We’d like to know! Tell us on Facebook.
The sale of 72 Poplar Street is good news for the Heights, since something might finally happen with this vacant former police precinct. The Daten Group reportedly bought the 1913 building for $7.5 million—much less than its $12 million asking price. I think the $7.5 million is a good starting point, considering the time and [...]
Brownstoner’s House of the Day! • 36 Cambridge Place, Clinton Hill Set up an appointment to see this charming 19th century townhouse for sale in Clinton Hill’s Historic District with Betsy Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 917-622-3879. For details and more photos of 36 Cambridge Place, click here.
We’ve always been intrigued by Brooklyn’s historic homes, and recently commissioned a genealogy of 36 Cambridge Place, a charming 19th century townhouse for sale in Clinton Hill. Read all about the interesting history of this spacious home–built in 1866 by John T. Bernard–and its residents, block and neighborhood. (Download the pdf file here.) And if you’re in the [...]
371 Clinton Street in Carroll Gardens recently sold for its list price of $2,695,000, according to a Brownstoner post. Pricey? Yes. Worth it? Yes! Read why here. More links of interest: –One-three family homes in Brooklyn selling briskly: What does it mean for the buyer and the seller? –Have you received your May Brennan Buzz Newsletter? [...]
Please take a look at my comments in this New York Times article, “New Online Tool Helps Buyers Track Properties.” I discuss how the Buyfolio tracking tool has been a great help to me and my buyer clients in helping us communicate and keep organized about the properties we’re looking at. If you’re interested in using this [...]