Rarely available duplex apartment in one of the most coveted and unique landmarked buildings in Greenpoint/Williamsburg.
Residence 2B is a perfectly laid-out & spacious 3 Bedroom + home office, 2.5 Bathroom duplex with 1,701sf of interior space and 481sf of private outdoor space spanning over two terraces on the lower and upper levels. Dramatic 17' ceilings and exposed brick walls add historic charm to the this one of a kind residence. Southern & Eastern Exposures and Over-sized windows flood the unit with natural sunlight.
The owner/Architect added his own touches to the apartment with a bookshelf-lined walkway leading to an additional room to be used as a home office or additional storage.
Situated on the border of Williamsburg and Greenpoint, the extraordinary architecture, originally built as an elementary school from the 1880's, remains the centerpiece of this one of a kind property. Re-imagined into 13 unique one, two and three bedroom homes, 533 Leonard Street features numerous original details artfully combined with tasteful modern finishes and amenities including a common, furnished roof deck with Manhattan views.
~Preserved architectural details from the 1880s
~Original exposed brick ...
Greenpoint is a cozy, slow-moving neighborhood in the northernmost corner of Brooklyn.
While hipness is all but impossible to avoid in northern Brooklyn, Greenpoint’s attitude is a bit more laidback than its neighbors. It is also easily one of the most beautiful areas in Brooklyn. The stunning waterfront views and historic buildings suggest an atmosphere that is comparable to low-key Brooklyn Heights. But dig a little a deeper, and you’ll discover a truly unique nei ... read more