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The Toy Factory Lofts, 176 Johnson Street, #2A

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Feb 4, 2021
It previously was on the market for a total of 108 days.
Last Sold on Mar 20, 2017 for $1,070,000
2 beds, 1 bath | Approx. 1,088 ft2
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2 apartments are currently available in this building.
108 days on Market

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Key Details

  • Listed Nov 16, 2020
    Days on Market 108
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Downtown Brooklyn
  • Monthly Common Charges $448
    Monthly Real Estate Taxes $862

Description

Massive Corner Loft**Double Exposure**11-Foot Ceilings**Low Taxes & CC's** Residence 2A at The Toy Factory Lofts delivers the perfect melange of old-world charm and contemporary sensibility. Measuring almost 1,100 square feet with soaring 11-foot ceilings, this corner 2 bedroom home is blasted in natural light and situated over a tree-lined backdrop with double exposure to the East and North. An entertainers dream, this masterpiece features an open island kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a butcher block top, a separate home study, custom outfitted closets and storage throughout, a large dining area and a separate work space for creative inspiration and free thought.

All within the luminous ambiance created by walls of over-sized windows and custom treatments. City Quiet insulation panels add an extra layer of privacy and render a "pin-drop-quiet" living experience. Exposed ducts and columns pay homage to the buildings authentic industrial origins.

Additional perks include a washer/dryer in unit, central climate control and extremely low carrying costs. Originally constructed in 1926, The Toy Factory Lofts is boutique tower steeped in history as it was once home to Tudor Metal Products, where the popular Depression-era toy Budget Bank was invented by Elmer Sas in 1929. Two decades later, this is where Elmers son Norman created Electric Football, one of the countrys most beloved post World War II games. In 2004, the building was converted to 56 condominium residences spanning 8 stories.

Amenities include a virtual doorman, private storage, private on-site parking, live-in Resident Manager, fitness center, brand new rooftop deck, package room and bicycle storage. In addition to the garage on premises, there is free street parking and an additional parking garage directly across the street. Straddling the border of Downtown Brooklyn and Fort Greene and specifically located only a bloc from the entrance to the BQE, traveling across the borough, city or state could not be any easier.

Immediate access to the highway allows for easy reverse commutes and vacation departures. On the flip side, both the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge entrances are also within 2 blocks, providing the easiest possible entry to Manhattan and all it has to offer. Nearby NYC Fresh Market and City Point, which hosts a Trader Joe's, the DeKalb Market Hall, Target, Century 21, and Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas, and Whole Foods a couple of blocks up..

Public transit includes the A,C and F trains on the corner of Myrtle and Jay Street, the Hoyt Street 2/3 station and the Dekalb Avenue B,D,N,Q,R station (only 1 stop to Canal Street and 2 stops to Union Square). A wide array of dining and nightlife venues flank the neighborhood in surrounding Fort Greene, Brooklyn Heights and Boerum Hill.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Washer/Dryer in apt.

About The Toy Factory Lofts, 176 Johnson Street

  • Condo
  • Built in 1925
  • 56 Apartments
  • 8 Floors

Building Amenities

  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Full Service Garage
  • Garden
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Video Intercom
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Bike Room
  • Live-In Superintendent

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