This Park Slope brownstone has an interesting blend of historic and modern specifics ranging from mantels and a pier mirror to parking and photo voltaic panels. In the Park Slope Historic District at 99 Lincoln Location, the 20-foot-large dwelling is a stroll away from Prospect Park, but also has its own in depth yard that contains a chicken coop.
The residence is aspect of a Neo-Grec row made by Robert Dixon for builder John Gordon. Dixon worked commonly for Gordon and his spouse, Isabella, in accordance to the designation report, and the trio also collaborated on a row on the opposite aspect of the block. For this row, done involving 1879 and 1880, Dixon built 7 brownstones with entire-peak angled bays and incised Neo-Grec aspects on the lintels, door surround and cornice. No. 99 and its neighbor at 101 both equally have mansard roofs.
Amongst the quite a few house owners were being at minimum two households with major tenures in the household, George and Augusta Heinbockel and Engelbert and Harriet Bick. Each males were being in the liquor organization, even though once prohibition hit, Bick, who was also active in nearby politics, evidently turned to serious estate. The Heinbockels moved into the property, a marriage ceremony present from his father, the Brooklyn Eagle described, in 1888 following it was “elegantly equipped up” for the couple. By 1900, the census exhibits the 3-story brownstone was dwelling to the pair, their two youthful kids and prolonged household.
A lawful two-household because at minimum 1971, according to the certification of occupancy, the townhouse is established up with a garden-level condominium and a triplex higher than. With the non-public driveway alongside just one side of the property, some rooms gain the advantage of two exposures. The rental, which has a tenant in put with a lease by means of July, has the larger kitchen so some prospective buyers might be tempted to grow the presently generous residing house to contain that back garden amount.
As is, the triplex has two flooring of bed room space and a parlor amount with parlor, dining and kitchen area. There is plasterwork, a pier mirror and initial newel write-up in the entry, and the parlor features a ceiling medallion and an first marble mantel. The latter is one particular of at least five mantels in the property, all showing up to date from distinctive design eras in the house’s history.
Present day constructed-ins flank French doorways opening into the dining area, which has a window seat established into a bay window and entry to the rear property. There is a further window seat in the adjoining galley kitchen, wherever there are wood cupboards and a backsplash that features animal-themed tile.
A petite powder room with a corner sink finishes off the parlor ground and provides the 1st glimpse of wallpaper, which seems in a lot more abundance on the upper floors.
The road-experiencing bedroom on the next floor has the mattress area of interest correct to the period, even though this a person has been turned into a sitting down region with built-in bookshelf. There is also an intriguing slate mantel, a stroll-in closet and an en suite tub. The other tub on the ground has pretty a bit of classic design with white subway tile walls, garland-bedecked border tile, a clawfoot tub and pedestal sink.
On the 3rd flooring, 4 bedrooms, two of them petite, share a skylit lavatory with a corner shower. 1 of the bedrooms has one more slate mantel and walls papered in Morris & Co. “really like of pears and plums, but it isn’t distinct if any of these can be discovered in the recent garden, which measures 30 by 80 ft. What can be uncovered is a chicken coop and run while, unlike the backyard garden apartment, it is not presently occupied. The setup has room for six chickens, in accordance to the listing. The latter also notes the house’s private driveway has space for “multiple” autos.
The residence has not been on the market place in a long time. Stated with Katie A. Feola of Corcoran, it is priced at $4.25 million. What do you think?
[Listing: 99 Lincoln Place | Broker: Corcoran] GMAP