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The Chocolate Factory, 689 Myrtle Avenue

Between Bedford Avenue & Spencer Street

Key Details

  • Year Built 1947
    Converted Year 2006
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Bedford-Stuyvesant
  • Total Apartments 45
    Total Floors 5
    Pets Allowed
Avg. Price / ft2

Description

689 Myrtle Avenue is a spectacular loft condo conversion originally built as a chocolate factory in 1947. Residential amenities include bike storage, FIOS and a mind-blowing rooftop deck with glass-enclosed gym/yoga room. 

The building was the first in Brooklyn to have a green roof - a serene outdoor space gorgeously landscaped with native plants and 360-degree views of Brooklyn and the Manhattan skyline. The one-of-a-kind roof deck wraps around a private glass-enclosed fitness center. Placed ideally in between Williamsburg, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Clinton Hill, this home is just a few minutes walk to the train.

Conveniently located next to Pratt, Fort Greene Park, and the Navy Yard (hello Wegmens!), the loft also has a grocery store across the street and a multitude of cool cafes, coffee shops, and unique small businesses (Moloko, Tailfeather, Brooklyn Kolache, Swell Dive and Brewklyn to name a few) up and down Myrtle Avenue.

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Building Amenities

  • Pre War
  • Garden
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Video Intercom
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room

Rating

15
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 15 / 44

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24
Out of 36

Location Rating: 24 / 36

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10
Out of 39

Features Rating: 10 / 39

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8
=
57

CityRealty Rating Reference

 
Architecture
  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
 
Location
  • 27+ remarkable
  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
 
Features
  • 22+ remarkable
  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average
  • #5 Rated condo - Bedford-Stuyvesant
 

Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This pale orange-brick, 5-story building at 689 Myrtle Avenue between Bedford Avenue and Spencer Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn was built in 1947 as the Cocoline Chocolate Factory.

The building was converted to 45 condominium apartments in 2006." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Roof deck
  • Fitness center
  • Bicycle room
  • Garden
  • Video intercom
Cons
  • No concierge
  • No doorman
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Subways

  1. G
at Marcy Ave and Myrtle Ave 0.33 miles
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$931
Avg. Price / ft2
Based on 1 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$699K - $1.1M
Price Range
$824
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

Data is based on sales from past 12 months and only transactions for which we have approximate square footage information available are included above
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  • 123 Total Sales
  • $885 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $775,416 Avg. Price
  • $739,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 222 Hancock Street Apt 1 | $2,225,000
    Price / ft2 $712
  2. Least Expensive The Hill Apt 207 | $440,000
    Price / ft2 $753

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