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In Kensington: a recently renovated two bedroom, one bathroom apartment with east and west exposure, high ceilings, hardwood floors, a large foyer, living room with built-in bookshelves and a kitchen with subway tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances all rolled into one pet-friendly pre-war elevator building with a landscaped backyard.
In Sutton Place: a one bedroom, one and a half bath corner unit in a 47 story building designed by Emory Roth & Sons with ten foot ceilings, marble floors and large windows overlooking the Queensboro Bridge – Laundry unit, exercise facility , Storage and a parking garage with a 24-hour valet service.
In Jackson Heights: a fully renovated fifth floor one bedroom and one bath unit in the Washington Plaza Cooperative from the pre-war era with natural light, espresso oak floors, lots of closet space in the kitchen, on-site laundry and a shared landscaped garden.
Kensington Co-op • $ 725,000 • BROOKLYN • 192 East Eighth Street, No. 2E
A recently renovated 950 square foot apartment with two bedrooms, one bathroom, east and west exposure, high ceilings, hardwood floors, a large foyer, living room with built-in bookshelves, and a kitchen with subway tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances in a pet friendly Pre-war elevator building with a landscaped back yard. DeAnna Lenhart, 917-539-9620, Douglas Elliman, elliman.com
MAINTENANCE $ 984 per month
PROS There are windows in every room and you have an open, green view from the living room and the larger bedroom. The building is approximately half a mile from Prospect Park and half a mile from the new Kensington Dog Run, making it an attractive location for dog owners. The apartment retains many graceful details from the period, such as arched entrances, built-in curiosity shelves, and a stained-glass rear window.
Disadvantages The bedrooms have no closets; there are five elsewhere. There is no central air conditioning. In contrast to comparable buildings in the neighborhood, this one does not have a parking garage.
Sutton Place Co-op • $ 1.5 million • MANHATTAN • 425 East 58th Street, No. 9B
A 1 bedroom, one and a half bath, 1,800 square foot corner unit in a 47 story building designed by Emory Roth & Sons with nine foot ceilings, marble floors and large windows overlooking Queensboro Bridge, laundry facilities in the unit Gym, storage room and parking garage with 24-hour valet parking. Sandra Balan and Samantha Pinkowitz, Brown Harris Stevens, 917-273-0763; bhsusa.com