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Cathedral Condominiums, 555 Washington Avenue

Condo located in Clinton Hill

Description of Cathedral Condominiums at 555 Washington Avenue

The Cathedral Condominiums have an elevator, part-time doorman, laundry, live-in super and a beautiful common garden. The building is situated on the cusp of Clinton Hill and Prospect Heights, where you can enjoy many restaurants, cafes, and shops. Hop on a bicycle and you are very close to Prospect Park, The Brooklyn Museum, Park Slope, Fort Greene Park and world class entertainment at Barclays Center, all less than a mile away.

The C subway line is at the corner, which makes for a quick commute to Manhattan. Car-sharing services and parking are available in the building next door.

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Building Facts

  • Year Built: 1915
    Converted Year: 1988
    Building Type: Condo
    Neighborhood: Clinton Hill (Brooklyn)
    Minimum Down Payment: 20%
  • Total Apartments: 45
    Total Floors: 4
    Doorman: PT Doorman
    Pets: Allowed

Building Amenities

  • PT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Garden
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator

Apartments for Sale at 555 Washington Avenue

There are no apartments for sale available currently.
There may be apartments that are available off-market.

Cathedral Condominiums: Rating

Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 26 / 44

Out of 36

Location Rating: 24 / 36

Out of 39

Features Rating: 14 / 39


CityRealty Rating Reference

  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
  • 27+ remarkable
  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
  • 22+ remarkable
  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average
  • #4 Rated condo - Clinton Hill

Carter Horsley's Review of Cathedral Condominiums

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This extremely attractive, four-story building at 555 Washington Avenue between Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn was erected in 1915 at the Cathedral College of the Immaculate Conception and converted in 1988 to 45 condominium apartments.

A September 22, 2010 article by Suzanne Spellen at noted that the Neo-Gothic building was designed by Gustave Steinback and that John Gillis was the architect for the condo conversion that was made by Norman Kirscher, who paid $2.7 million for the building in 1988." Read Carter's Full Review
  • Distinctive gargoyles
  • Part-time doorman
  • Live-in superintendent
  • Bicycle room
  • Close to subway
  • Unusual layouts
  • One corner is chamfered
  • Laundry
  • High ceilings
  • Many apartments
  • No fitness center
  • No roof deck
  • No concierge
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  1. C
at Clinton Ave and Fulton Ave 0.16 miles
  1. S
  2. A
at Franklin Ave and Fulton 0.38 miles
  1. G
at Washington Ave and Lafayette Ave 0.49 miles

Closing History - Last 10 sales

Units Sold
$650K - $1M
Price Range
Avg. Price / ft2

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Alternate Addresses

  • 557 Washington Avenue
  • 559 Washington Avenue
  • 561 Washington Avenue
  • 873 Atlantic Avenue
  • 875 Atlantic Avenue
  • 877 Atlantic Avenue
  • 879 Atlantic Avenue
  • 881 Atlantic Avenue
  • 883 Atlantic Avenue
  • 885 Atlantic Avenue

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