Built in 1873 by Edmund Kingsland, 34 7th Avenue is a beautiful 4,000 square foot brownstone in the heart of North Park Slope, between Sterling Place and St. Johns Place. According to the Landmarks Preservation Commission, 34 7th Avenue is one of the first Neo-Grec townhouses built in Park Slope. The current owner has been a dutiful steward of this historic home for 44 years, and has meticulously maintained its original character for future generations to appreciate and enjoy. Originally built as a single-family home on a grand scale, 34 7th Avenue is currently configured as a legal 4-family building, and will be delivered vacant. This handsome townhouse sits on an extra long lot that stretches 111 feet deep, as compared with the 90-foot depth of its neighbors, and is graced with a luxuriously deep backyard.
Coming home to 34 7th Avenue, you'll walk up a tall stoop that sits high up off the street, and through beautifully ornate wrought iron and glass doors. Arriving on the parlor floor, where the ceilings soar 12-feet high, feels like stepping back in time to Brooklyn's Gilded Age. Original details abound on all four floors, including the original newel post and staircase, intricately carved walnut woodwork, parquet flooring, magnificent ...
Park Slope, with its tree-lined streets and immaculate brownstones, has a small-town feel and social cohesion that’s unusual in the city.
It’s a place where activities for children are unending, shopkeepers know their customers and people stop in the street to chat. Even as the park-side homes are buffed to a high polish, the area still offers a variety of experience: There are scores of restaurants and bars; a diverse retail sector; multiple Farmer’s Markets, including Grand Army Plaza’s; and Prospect Park with its fantastic bandshell, baseball fields, zoo, botanic ... read more