Façade Friday: 1 Sidney Place

1 sidney Place front

1 sidney Place front

This brownstone received the Brooklyn Heights Association Award for Most Improved Exterior in the Heights.

Live on a beautiful street, just steps away from Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Promenade, and numerous subways, with not one but two parking places of your own. As a corner house, 1 Sidney Place is much deeper than most townhouses, and spectacular sunlight from the side windows creates a feeling of expansiveness. Move into the sumptuous owner’s duplex and collect rental income from the rest of the building.

This gorgeous Brooklyn Heights townhouse is full of fascinating history. In the 1930s, it was the home to artist John Graham, a mentor to Jackson Pollock, Willem de Koonig, and Arshile Gorky. He was one of the founders of the Museum of Non-Objective Painting, which became the Guggenheim Museum. Also, “one of the best known businesspeople in Brooklyn” (according to The New York Times), Walter N. De Grauw, lived in this home. And more recently, following the façade and stoop replacement,

For more information: 1 Sidney Place | Price: $5,500,000

For showings contact our buyer specialist, Cathy Connolly, 212-769-2900.