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29 Tiffany Place

Between Kane Street & De Graw Street

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Carter Horsley
Review by Carter Horsley
Carter Horsley Carter B. Horsley, a former journalist for The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune and The New York Post. Mr. Horsley is also the editorial director of CityRealty.com.
 

This red-brick, 8-story condominium apartment building at 29 Tiffany Place in the Columbia Street Waterfront District of the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn was erected in 1930. 

The building was originally two red-brick warehouses and it was expanded in 2019 with a roof-top addition by Anderson Associates and Century Building Associates. 

The building has 70 apartments. 

The dramatic, light-colored rooftop addition, which includes an exposed watertank, was designed by David Howell of DHD Architecture Design.

Bottom Line

This setback, white top above the red-brick masonry former warehouse structures conjures a new-fangled cruise ship with a round "wheel-house" element commanding a view of inland Brooklyn buoyed by a small cantilevered section while the waterfront end of the building has a traditional exposed watertank playing the "role" of a ship's smokestack.

Description

The building's pre-war, red-brick base's only concession to modernity to a multi-paneled glass entrance canopy with two smaller multi-paned lobby sconces. 

Its setback, white top, however, looks a bit like a new-fangled cruise-ship with a round "wheel-house" element commanding a view of inland Brooklyn buoyed by a small cantilever section while the waterfront end of the building has a traditional exposed watertank playing the "role" of a ship's smokestack. 

The base of the building has slightly arched windows and a two-step-up, canopied entrance. 

Another street entrance has a multi-paned glass canopy that leads to a vestibule with multi-paned glass sconces.

Amenities

The building has a part-time doorman, roof deck, outdoor parking, a residents' lounge, a live-in superintendent, a porter, a laundry room, a garden, a courtyard, a fitness center, a bicycle room and storage.  It permits cats and dogs and has a shuttle to Borough Hall in the morning and evening.

 

Apartments

Penthouse 5 is a three-bedroom triplex with 2,406 square feet of interior space and 1,095 square feet of outdoor space in five terraces and a semi-circular, 17-foot-wide solarium on the top floor. 

Penthouse 2 is a three-bedroom triplex with a 26-foot-long living/dining room and a 11-foot-long open kitchen with an island and a 31-foot-long terrace on the lower level, two bedrooms with large terraces on the middle level and a curved, 19-foot-wide bedroom on the top level that has a large roof deck. 

Penthouse 1 is a two-bedroom unit with a 22-foot-long living/dining room and a 10-foot-long open kitchen with an island and two terraces, one of which is 30-foot-long and curved. 

Apartment 2G is a three-bedroom unit with a 21-foot-wide living room that opens onto a 10-foot-wide dining area next to an enclosed 9-foot-wide kitchen.  The unit also has a 14-foot-long study. 

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