The Blossoming Brooklyn Heights: 5 Buildings to Check Out

Written By Sean Kawakami | August 04, 2015 | Published in Elegran Insider, Neighborhood News
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With its proximity to Manhattan, historical architecture, and brownstones, Brooklyn Heights is a trendy neighborhood to live in. Sandwiched between Dumbo and Cobble Hill, it is home to the ever-expanding Brooklyn Bridge Park, as well as stunning pre-war buildings. Housing approximately 23,000 residents, Brooklyn Heights is expected to have around 222 more units over the next few years, according to real estate agents. In addition to brownstone houses, the neighborhood also boasts a wide variety of architecture, from wood-frame houses to carriage houses. The waterfront area provides beautiful, scenic views of Manhattan from the East River. Brooklyn Heights’ major streets such as Montague Street and Atlantic Avenue offer a wealth of shops and restaurants. Here are a few luxury condos in the Brooklyn Heights that may catch your fancy.

One Brooklyn Bridge Park

This 12-story condominium is situated right near Brooklyn’s waterfront, and is all-around a stunning area to live. Built as a warehouse in 1928, this building now averages 13 foot ceilings, and features oversized windows welcoming plenty of sunlight. The building is also surrounded by a nature-filled, 85-acre park. Building amenities include nine-seat screening room, music room with a baby grand piano, two children’s play rooms, yoga studio, three cardio rooms, two media rooms, two business suites, among others. Major subway lines are also conveniently a walk away, allowing easy access to Manhattan.


This dream-like, picturesque condominium is one of Brooklyn’s newly constructed residences along its state-of-the-art waterfront park. Amenities include 24-hour concierge, a fitness center with a meditation studio for each building, residents’ lounge, children’s playroom, pet wash, valet service, and a rooftop swimming pool and bar.

388 Bridge

This 53-story building stands as Brooklyn’s tallest, offering unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline. Condos feature ample closet space, oversized windows, white oak flooring, and custom highlights. Kitchens include stainless steel appliances and in-unit, state-of-the-art Bosch washers and dryers. Amenities include a 24-hour doorman, rooftop viewing terrace, a lounge, gym, media room, and a fifth floor outdoor terrace with barbecue grills.

Eagle Warehouse

Located in 28 Old Fulton Street in the Fulton Ferry District, this former 1893 warehouse was converted and revived into a stunning, 85-unit apartment building in 1980. The building offers spectacular views of Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridge, 11 foot–high white beamed ceilings, hardwood floors, wide open living room and bedroom (enough to accommodate a king-sized bed), and walk-in closets. Its spacious, industrial-looking kitchens feature Sub-Zero fridges, Miele ovens, stovetops, and dishwashers. Amenities include a live-in super, a doorman, a fitness center, storage, and a laundry room on each floor. It’s one block away from Brooklyn Bridge Park, and mass transit is just a short walk away.

20 Henry Street

20 Henry, a four-story building, offers unique loft condos with timeless design and finishes. Rooms feature 8’ wide white oak hardwood floors, oversized windows offering plenty of sunlight, private storage, and a resident manager. Kitchens have Bosch refrigerator, cooktop, dishwasher, and washer and dryer. Bathrooms include Calacatta Gold marble wall tiles. Amenities include an attended lobby, fitness center, bicycle storage, and private rooftop terraces. 


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