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Homes for Sale in Manhattan and Brooklyn


Manhattan | 1049 Park Ave., No. 6B

A three-bedroom, two-bath, 1,550-square-foot apartment with a windowed eat-in kitchen, a large living room, a dining room or den, an en suite secondary bedroom, a wood-burning fireplace, a washer/dryer, window air-conditioning and a basement storage locker, in a 13-story prewar doorman building with a live-in super, a courtyard and shared laundry. Geoffrey Gottlieb and Sandra Busch, 212-590-2473, Christie’s International Real Estate; christiesrealestate.com

Costs

Maintenance: $4,225 a month

Pros

The windows face the building’s quiet rear courtyard. The fireplace works.

Cons

The maintenance is steep and the apartment could use updates in the kitchen and bathrooms. Some may prefer windows overlooking Park Avenue.


Manhattan | 170 East 78th Street, No. 3C

A one-bedroom, one-bath, roughly 1,000-square-foot apartment with a windowed kitchen, an elevated living room with a lofted work desk, a windowed bathroom, a wood-burning fireplace, casement windows and a washer/dryer, on the third floor of a nine-story prewar doorman building with basement storage and a live-in super. Leighton C. Candler, Jennifer A. Reardon and James Niven, Corcoran Group; corcoran.com

Costs

Maintenances: $3,416 a month

Pros

There’s grandeur in the living room with a 13-foot ceiling, as well as a working wood-burning fireplace and built-ins. The apartment was updated three years ago.

Cons

A 50 percent down payment is required. The kitchen lacks a place to sit and eat, and is far from the living room. The maintenance is high and the building has no amenities.


Brooklyn | 220 Congress Street, No. 4D

A one-bedroom, one-bath, roughly 750-square-foot apartment with a large foyer, a windowed galley kitchen, a windowed bathroom, walk-in closets and window air-conditioning, on the fourth floor of a six-story postwar building with a live-in super, a virtual intercom, porters, a bike room, shared laundry, waiting lists for parking garage spaces and basement storage, and a courtyard. Shana Allen, 646-554-5085, BOND New York; bondnewyork.com

Costs

Maintenance: $1,604 a month

Pros

The living room windows have views of the top of One World Trade Center in Manhattan. There’s good closet space.

Cons

The kitchen and bathroom are dated. Pets weighing 30 pounds or more are not allowed.

Given the fast pace of the current market, some properties may no longer be available at the time of publication.

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