Parlor Floor Duplex With Wood Burning Fireplace in Cobble Hill Greek Revival Asks $1.6 Million

This apartment in an 1840s row house Cobble Hill offers two floors of space as well as a stylish reno. Just a block away from the shops and amenities of Court Street, 314 Clinton Street is located in the Cobble Hill Historic District.

The Greek Revival brick row house dates to circa 1841-1842 and was expanded in the 1880s, according to the designation report. The historic tax photo shows the Neo-Grec style cornice and door surround as well as the two-story extension on Kane Street that were added at the time. The alterations were done when it served as the residence of prominent citizen Dr. John Byrne. The two-story extension apparently served as the doctor’s office.


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The five-unit co-op building now sports a brownstone Greek Revival door surround, an alteration made

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Pandemic reduces demand for homes with open floor plans

The pandemic may have killed open floor plans in homes as buyers opt for walls over easily conversing as one person sits in the living room while the other cooks in the kitchen, according to real estate experts.



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“They want more rooms instead of open space,” said Joseph Zoppi, managing partner of Templar Real Estate in Princeton, New Jersey, which restores homes and then sells them.

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His firm routinely used to tear down walls, such as the ones separating dining rooms from kitchens, because open floor plans were a big seller. Now, clients want walls.

“Everybody pre-COVID was looking at open spaces in terms of the floor plans. Now, they want privacy,” he said.

Michael Rossi, CEO of New York City-based residential brokerage firm Elegran, told the Washington Examiner via email that open-concept floor plans, which have been “heavily favored in the last

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Real Estate Rumors: Mast, Finmarc, 13th Floor Homes

Law360 (October 15, 2020, 4:30 PM EDT) — Mast Capital has landed approval for a condo project in Miami Beach, Florida, The Real Deal reported Thursday. The developer has gotten the green light for an 85-foot, 216-unit project at 4000 Alton Road where Mast earlier had sought to build a 140-foot tower but was unable to get zoning for that height, according to the report.

The Foundation School of Montgomery County has reached a deal to extend its lease for 19,363 square feet of space at a building in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Commercial Observer reported Thursday. The deal is a restructuring of a lease at 220 Girard St., which is…

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