Built in the early 1900's, this firehouse initially built as a water tower, served as NYC Fire Department Engine 256, was marked as a civil defense bomb shelter, housed a celebrated film maker and his production studio for 22 years and has been converted into two glorious duplex loft apartments with a huge sun deck off the third floor. There is a huge garage and office spaces on the ground floor. The firehouse has been meticulously renovated where the owner has incorporated and preserved Art Deco touches with etched glass tile, oak, skylights and marble. Sixteen foot ceilings, abundant cedar closets and floor to ceiling windows, everywhere. Enter the arched, gated oversized garage for parking 2 to 3 cars and make use of the 3 large offices spaces beyond the cars. The full basement is 25' by almost 100' where the high ceilings, walls and joists are a foot and a half thick of concrete with a steel cores. Just blocks from the Barclay Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Fulton Shopping Mall and the 2,3,4,5, B, Q, R, and D & N trains near by. The Firehouse overlooks Fort Greene Park.
In the heart of the Fort Greene Historic District, perhaps the most well-preserved 19th century neighborhood architecturally in New York, 20 South Oxford Street is wondrously well situated right off of one of New York City's loveliest parks. Built in 1864, this Italianate brownstone is filled with...
Listing ID 3310642
Courtesy of: Douglas Elliman 1995 Broadway
Office Phone: 212.362.9600
Listing Agent: Joe Peraino
Updated: 16th July, 2018 4:31 PM.
124 Dekalb Avenue Brooklyn, NY