Brooklyn News: A Boerum Hill Row House on the Market

A Magnus Dahlander-Designed Brownstone in Park Slope and Two More to See, Starting at $1,999,999

Our picks for open houses to check out last weekend were found in Gowanus, Park Slope, and Kensington. They range in price from $1,999,999 to $5,496 million.


Macon Hardware Exterior

The family-owned business has been in operation since at least 1930. Photo by Anna Bradley-Smith

‘Breaks My Heart’: Macon Hardware Is Being Sold After Decades in the Hayes Family

Macon Hardware, one of Bed Stuy’s longest standing Black-owned businesses – and longest-standing businesses in general – will close its doors following the death of its matriarch Clara Hayes who worked at the store for more than 70 years. The building, which houses Macon Hardware, vintage clothing store Catcistas, and Bey’s Barbershop, has been put on the market, building owner and Clara’s son Warren Hayes told Brownstoner.

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Singular Fort Greene Condo With Vaulted Ceiling, Stained Glass, Terrace Asks $6,450 a Month

A vaulted ceiling, rose windows, marble counters, spiral stairs, and built-ins are some of the features of this unusual condo for rent in a former chapel in the Fort Greene Historic District. Located at 264 Cumberland Street, The Sanctuary went condo in 2008 with 13 units spread over four stories.

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Boerum Hill Row House With Plasterwork, Moldings, Wide-Plank Floors Asks $3.995 Million

For an old house lover who doesn’t mind putting in a bit of work, this 1850s Boerum Hill row house has an abundance of well-cared for period details such as marble mantels, plasterwork, and wide-plank floorboards still in place. The two-family at 194 Dean Street hasn’t been on the market in decades, and the prime original details are mixed with kitchens that likely need updates and wallpaper and carpet that might not be to every taste.

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Spacious Bay Ridge Apartment With Stained Glass, Dining Room, Office Asks $2,800

This floor-through in a bow-fronted house in Bay Ridge appears well kept and bigger than most. It’s on the top floor of an Edwardian two-family with stained glass windows at 316 80th Street.

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