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The Standish, 171 Columbia Heights

Between Clark Street & Pierrepont Street

Key Details

  • Year Built 1903
    Converted Year 2017
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Brooklyn Heights
  • Total Apartments 29
    Total Floors 12
    Doorman FT Doorman
Avg. Price / ft2
$92
Avg. Price / ft2
Avg. Price / ft2

Description

This classic condominium residence set among the brownstones of beautiful Brooklyn Heights began life as the Standish Arms Hotel in 1903; the Beaux Arts-style building has been reimagined as 29 luxury apartments. Just off the Promenade, the building offers the neighborhood’s famous New York Harbor and Manhattan skyline views. One- to five-bedroom homes feature wide-plank Austrian white oak floors and European kitchen appliances; A townhouse unit offers the privacy and outdoor space of a townhouse and the security and ease of full-service condo living. The building offers full-time doorman and concierge services, a fitness studio, a playroom, and a landscaped rooftop terrace with harbor views, plus additional storage and bicycle spaces. The location is just steps from the Promenade and Brooklyn Bridge Park and shopping and restaurants (Iris Cafe, Colonie) on the picturesque surrounding streets, plus a farmers’ market, movie theater and Trader Joe’s. Nearby at Jay Street/Borough Hall you can find just about every subway line in the city.

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Building Amenities

  • Attended Lobby
  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Bike Room
  • Fireplaces
  • Landmarked
  • Live-In Superintendent

Apartments for Sale at 171 Columbia Heights (3)

3
Available Apts
$550K - $5.4M
Price Range
$1,775
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 171 Columbia Heights (2)

2
Available Apts
$15,000
Prices Start At
$92
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Rating

27
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 27 / 44

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28
Out of 36

Location Rating: 28 / 36

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19
Out of 39

Features Rating: 19 / 39

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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
  • #33 Rated condo - Brooklyn
  • #6 Rated condo - Brooklyn Heights
 
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This very handsome, Beaux Arts-style, 12-story building at 171 Columbia Heights between Clark and Pierrepont Streets in Brooklyn Heights was erected in 1903 as the Standish Arms Hotel with 122 rooms. It was originally designed by Frank S. Lowe.

It was acquired in 1981 by Jehovah’s Witnesses who sold it for $50 million in 2007 to Taurus Investment Holdings, who converted it into 90 rental apartments." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Roof terrace
  • Bicycle room
  • Storage
  • In historic district
  • Fitness center
  • Good Brooklyn Heights location
  • Few apartments
  • 24-hour doorman
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • No garage
  • No concierge
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Subways

  1. 2
  2. 3
at Henry 0.19 miles
  1. R
  2. 4
  3. 5
at Clinton and Montague 0.35 miles
  1. J
  2. Z
  3. A
  4. C
at Cadman Plaza West and Cranberry 0.35 miles
 
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$1,456
Avg. Price / ft2
Based on 1 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 6 sales

6
Units Sold
$1.2M - $16.7M
Price Range
$1,568
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 204 Available for Sale
  • $1,439 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,270,973 Avg. Price
  • $1,492,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 88 Remsen Street Apt | $17,500,000
  2. Least Expensive 100 Remsen Street Apt 5E | $265,000
    Price / ft2 $482
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  • 95 Available for Rent
  • $63 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $7,072 Avg. Price
  • $4,250 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive One Brooklyn Bridge Park Apt 1216 | $45,000
    Price / ft2 $64
  2. Least Expensive 177 Columbia Heights Apt 34 | $1,850
    Price / ft2 $56
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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  • 44 Total Sales
  • $1,260 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $1,601,861 Avg. Price
  • $1,261,250 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 70 Henry Street Apt PH | $4,825,000
    Price / ft2 $1,793
  2. Least Expensive 60 Remsen Street Apt 3G | $360,000
    Price / ft2 $900

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Alternate Addresses

  • 169 Columbia Heights
  • 169 Columbia Hts
  • 171 Columbia Hts
  • The Standish Arms

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