This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from January 10, 2015
96 Ft Greene Place is a landmarked two family, four story Italianate brownstone centrally located in Fort Greene's coveted Brooklyn Academy of Music Historic District. Built by Thomas Porter circa 1857 it is graced with the elegance and charm of 19th century Italianate architecture and retains many of the original details. It is adorned with ornate sculpted marble mantles in every room, beautiful museum quality ceiling moldings and medallions, floor to ceiling paned windows on the parlor level, original shutters & doors and 11 ft. ceiling height on the parlor level. Bring your contractor, architect and your imagination to restore, update and customize this home to your taste. This historic home is wider and larger than the average brownstone at 21.67 x 45 ft on the garden and parlor levels and 21.67 x 38 on the top two levels sitting on an 85 lot. Currently set up as a triplex with a garden apartment; the garden level has an open loft like feel with french doors leading to the back yard which is playfully set up with a charming tree house and garden pond. The grand parlor level is graced with 11ft. ceilings which are perfectly framed by intricate ornate ceiling moldings, floor to ceiling paned windows, two ornate marble mantles, a lovely archway separating the front and rear parlor and the kitchen with french doors leading to a deck which allows access to the backyard from the parlor. The top two floors have a total of 5 bedrooms, 4 which have their own in suite bathroom with two of those baths retaining the original claw foot tub.In addition to being around the corner from a major transportation hub where there are 10 MTA subways lines and the Long Island railroad, you are also conveniently located steps away from all that Fort Greene and Downtown Brooklyn has to offer including Brooklyn Academy of Music, Fort Greene Park, Barclays Center, Atlantic Terminal, Mark Morris Dance Studios, The Majestic Theatre, restaurants, cafes, shopping and so much more.