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Artist and Architect owned 1860 townhouse in the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) historic district in Fort Greene, Brooklyn next to one of the largest subway hubs in the city. Experience New York from the vantage of one of Brooklyn’s earlier neighborhoods and make your visit of New York more memorable.
The house is occupied by the owner who works in the house. The apartment is on the garden level and has a separate entrance from the street under the stoop.
You will be in easy walking distance to the Atlantic Terminal with LIRR access to Airtrain (1 hour to JFK by train) and nearly every subway; 2. 3. 4. 5. B, C, D, G, N, Q, R, (15 – 20 minutes to Manhattan). There are many restaurants nearby in Fort Greene as well as local fashion stores and a shopping mall. The Brooklyn Academy of Music is right around the corner.
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We are located in the BAM historic district in Fort Greene near one of the largest subway hubs in the city. We are a block away from the Brooklyn Academy of Music (www.BAM.org) where are featured many new, avant garde and modern performances, cinema, theater and dance. We are also close to the new Barclay Center (www.barclayscenter.com) which will open this Fall and host concerts and sporting events....moreless
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Full payment in advance for stays of four nights or less. Otherwise, 30% deposit to reserve. All deposits are fully refundable up to one week prior to arrival date.
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There are many restaurants nearby in Fort Greene as well as local fashion stores and a shopping mall. The Brooklyn Academy of Music is right around the corner and the new Barclay's Arena is a block away.
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: We are an architect and an artist with two older children. We both work from home. We love New York City and know where to find things and what to visit in Brooklyn and Manhattan. We have all traveled extensively around world so are aware of what's needed when staying in a new location. We are a bilingual home speaking both French and English. There are two cats in the house, but they stay upstairs.
Why the Owner Chose Brooklyn: Fort Greene and the surrounding neighborhoods have become quite trendy as of late and the block is part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music historic district. Aside from the character of the neighborhood, we have tremendous subway access which makes our location In Brooklyn closer to key destinations in Lower Manhattan, Soho and Greenwich Village than those who live in the upper East and West sides of Manhattan.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: We are right around the corner from the Brooklyn Academy of Music which offers a unique program of avant-garde and modern performances by many leading artists and performers from around the world. There are several restaurants in the area, as well as boutique clothing and art stores.