Last Week's Biggest Sales


1. PARK SLOPE $3,525,000
556 1st Street GMAP (left)
This 5-bedroom house was listed for $3,750,000 in November, according to StreetEasy. The listing had the following to say: "Elegant mint 21'+/- Park Slope Brownstone updated with all the modern conveniences. Built in 1910 the original details have been restored to perfection. Enter up steps to the open parlor through a small vestibule lined with mahogany wainscoting. There is a spacious living room with a 3 window bay in the front, a beautiful carved mahogany gas burning fireplace, and an impressive center staircase." Entered into contract on 3/25/09; closed on 6/25/09; deed recorded on 7/17/09.

2. BAY RIDGE $2,525,000
72 80th Street GMAP (right)
This is a 3,488-sf, single-family, according to Property Shark. Entered into contract on 4/1/09; closed on 7/1/09; deed recorded on 7/17/09.

3. PARK SLOPE $2,275,000
586 4th Street GMAP
A year ago, when this was a House of the Day, it was asking $2,999,999; by the time it was an Open House Pick in January, the price was $2,599,999. Its listing said the following: "Located just one door in from Prospect Park, this gracious home was built in 1909 by the street's builder as his own home. It's the largest, most generously proportioned and richly detailed townhouse on the block! The current owners, only the second owners to occupy this home in 99 years, painstakingly preserved period details throughout the entire house from intricate parquet bordered floors to artisan quality plaster crown moldings. With rare 20'x55' dimensions, this house boasts three exposures and a large south-facing garden." Entered into contract on 4/22/09; closed on 6/16/09; deed recorded on 7/14/09.

4. BROOKLYN HEIGHTS $1,934,675
One Brooklyn Bridge Park/360 Furman St, Unit 1218 GMAP
Size unknown. Entered into contract on 7/30/08; closed on 7/9/09; deed recorded on 7/15/09.

5. PARK SLOPE $1,810,000
462A 8th Street GMAP
This townhouse was first listed for $2,396,000 in March, according to StreetEasy, and was last asking $2,050,000 in late April. Entered into contract on 6/18/09; closed on 6/30/09; deed recorded on 7/16/09.

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