Last week, Propertyshark.com crowned Boerum Hill as the priciest neighborhood in Brooklyn "on its list of the ten top city neighborhoods ranked by median sale prices," reported the New York Daily News. In the article's wake, increasingly more Boerumian-centric brownstone coverage has been popping up all over.
After years of sitting in DUMBO's shadow, Boerum Hill dethroned the previous titleholder with its current median sales price of $950,000. But if you have more to spend, why not check out the $4.2 million townhouse featured on Curbed.com? Located at 165 Dean Street, the property includes a five-bedroom owner's triplex with "two wood-burning fireplaces, a plaid-ceilinged eat-in kitchen, and, apparently, a wet bar."
If you're already a homeowner but love to ogle other people's abodes, perhaps the profile of one couple's "Budget Friendly Brownstone Renovation" in Dwell magazine will catch your eye? The combined use of IKEA drawers paired with salvaged Douglas fir beams, hand-finished wallpaper and "orphaned" slabs of marble creates a truly fresh and modern look.
(Fun fact: The subjects of the story are none other than One Girl Cookies owners Dawn Casale and Dave Crofton.)
Over on Brownstoner, another story documents a Boerum Hill renovation midway through the process. Owner Lauren Stern shares photos of the metamorphosis taking place inside and out. Some rooms are finished, others feature captions such as "A garden-floor room with radiant heat installed in the floor. Black and white cement tiles will be installed soon."
And if you missed it, our recent write-up of another Boerum Hill family whose home was featured in Vogue is right over here.
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