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There are 7 apartments for sale/rent at 70 Washington Street (last updated on Dec 5, 2022)

70 Washington Street

Condo located in DUMBO, between Front Street & York Street

Description of 70 Washington Street

70 Washington Street was built in the Neo-Classical style as a 12-story industrial building in 1911 and converted to condos in 2005. All 225 loft-like units enjoy high ceilings, oversized windows, and high-end appliances and fixtures that include in-unit washer/dryers. Residential amenities include 24-hour concierge service, a package room, a gym, and a large roof deck. It is located in the DUMBO Historic District in excellent proximity to Brooklyn Bridge Park, St. Ann's Warehouse, Empire Stores, Jane's Carousel, popular local boutiques and restaurants, and many transportation options. Pets are welcome.

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Building Facts

  • Year Built: 1911
    Converted Year: 2005
    Building Type: Condo
    Neighborhood: DUMBO (Brooklyn)
    Minimum Down: 20%
  • Total Apartments: 225 225
    Total Floors: 12
    Total Floorplans:

Apartment Pricing Stats

Avg. Price / ft2
$66
Avg. Price / ft2
Avg. Price / ft2

Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • High-Rise
  • Pre War
  • Central AC
  • Health Club
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Elevator

Apartments for Sale at 70 Washington Street (3) View history of all units

3
Available Apts
$1.499M - $2.85M
Price Range
$1,160
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 70 Washington Street (4) View history of all units

4
Available Apts
$4,200
Prices Start At
$66
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70 Washington Street: Rating

24
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 24 / 44

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28
Out of 36

Location Rating: 28 / 36

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15
Out of 39

Features Rating: 15 / 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
  • #7 Rated condo - DUMBO
 

Carter Horsley's Review of 70 Washington Street

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"After converting the Clock Tower Building and the Sweeney Building in Dumbo (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) in Brooklyn, David and Jed Walentas of Two Trees Management began their conversion of this building at 70 Washington Street, also in Dumbo, in 2004 into 225 apartments.

"'I'm a very unprecious artist,' Mr. Rekevics said," the article continued, "before smashing his multi-ton sculpture to bits. 'And I wanted to go out with a bang.' Mr. Rekevics was just one part of a mass exodus of artists who were packing up, breaking down and moving out last week, leaving behind their lives at 70 Washington Street, a hulking 12-story building, between Front and York Streets, in the riverfront Brooklyn neighborhood known as Dumbo....Beginning in August, the building, a once-vibrant honeycomb of artist studios, galleries, a theater and all manner of artistic enterprise, will be converted into luxury loft apartments, selling for anywhere from $500,000 to more than $1 million. That artists are being displaced by pricey housing shouldn't surprise anyone who has watched over the years as other arty neighborhoods like the East Village, TriBeCa and Williamsburg have been gentrified. But what has shocked many in Dumbo is the extreme speed and calculation with which the neighborhood - barely residential a decade ago - has begun to be co-opted by co-ops. (Or condos, to be precise.)"" Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Part of Dumbo Historic District
  • Rooftop clock
  • Health club
  • Elevator
  • Pre-war building
  • Roof deck
  • Concierge
  • High ceilings
  • Close to the Manhattan Bridge and East River
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Many apartments
  • No balconies
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • No fireplaces
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Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$1,256
Avg. Price / ft2
Based on 11 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$875K - $3.5M
Price Range
$1,697
Avg. Price / ft2

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