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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
$1,239
Avg. Price / ft2

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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9
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83

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
  • #31 Rated condo - Brooklyn
  • #5 Rated condo - Brooklyn Heights
 

Description

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.

In 2015, it was acquired for $60 million by DDG and Westbrook Partners who are planning to convert it into 29 condominium apartments by 2017.  It is the first conversion project for DDG, which is headed by Joseph A. McMillan Jr., and its first outside Manhattan where it recently gained fame for its elegant use of blue-gray bricks at 41 Bond Street.

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Building Amenities

  • Attended Lobby
  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Pre War
  • Basement Storage
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Bike Room
  • Fireplaces
  • Landmarked
  • Live-In Superintendent
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Apartments for Sale at 171 Columbia Heights (2)

2
Available Apts
$550K - $5.5M
Price Range
$1,239
Avg. Price / ft2
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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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  2. 3
at Henry 0.19 miles
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  2. 4
  3. 5
at Clinton and Montague 0.35 miles
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at Cadman Plaza West and Cranberry 0.35 miles
 
 

Closing History - Last 4 sales

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4
Units Sold
$1.3M - $3M
Price Range
$1,606
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 207 Available for Sale
  • $1,424 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,294,491 Avg. Price
  • $1,399,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive One Brooklyn Bridge Park Apt 1216 | $16,900,000
    Price / ft2 $1,988
  2. Least Expensive 100 Remsen Street Apt 5E | $250,000

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Alternate Addresses

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

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