Brooklyn | June 2021

According to New York City records, the median price for an apartment in Brooklyn in the month of June was $795,000. This price represents an 21.9% increase from last year’s median price of $651,680.  Not surprisingly, due to the pandemic, the number of sales climbed dramatically from 363 to 670, an increase of 84.5%. What does $795K get you in the borough of Brooklyn? Let’s have a look. Apartment 5-F at The ...

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A Bit of Divinity in Brooklyn Heights, 99 Clinton Street, Apt. 9

The word  “unique.” is most often overused by real estate professionals. If you’ve been in this business long enough, truly unique has long ago passed you by.  But, come upon a conversion of a former church with its quirky corners and arches, and “unique,” with a capital “Q” falls right into play again.   Apartment 9 at 99 Clinton Street in Brooklyn Heights is one such apartment.  And thus, this three-bedroom residence, ...

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A Palazzo Reclaimed – 72 Poplar Street

It’s hard to imagine a more picturesque urban neighborhood than Brooklyn Heights. New York’s “first suburb” is well known for its romantic brownstones and narrow leafy streets, but the upscale neighborhood is also home to some stately buildings from the previous century that continue to impress.  One such building is 72 Poplar Street, a brick fortress which was the long-time home of the 84th Police Precinct.   Repurposed as a residential ...

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Brooklyn Heights Serenity: 2 Grace Court, 3D

Today, we’re taking a reprieve from our usual approach of focusing on jaw-dropping homes that feel as though they’ve descended from the heavens. Instead, we’re taking a look at an apartment that will have a far broader audience due to its scale and price.  But don’t think for a moment that this is a run-of-the-mill residence; far from it.  Located in the affluent neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights, Apartment 3D at ...

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Space is the Thing in Brooklyn Heights – 19 Grace Court, Apt 2-A

Sometimes you love an apartment for its raw bones and the fantastic opportunity presented by the four walls before you.  Apartment 2-A at 19 Grace Court in Brooklyn Heights is just that type of space, offering the future occupant eight rooms to create something magical. 19 Grace Court is a small art-deco prewar with just 33 apartments spread over six floors.  It is situated on a charming Brooklyn Heights cul-de-sac with ...

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