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The Astral, 180 Franklin Street

Between Java Street & India Street

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Key Details

  • Year Built 1885
    Building Type No Fee Rental
    Neighborhood Greenpoint
  • Total Apartments 117
    Total Floors 6

Description

This imposing, landmarked, 6-story apartment building at 180 Franklin Street sits between India and Java streets in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn. The structure was erected in 1885 and became one of the most important buildings in the borough. 

It has 117 rental apartments. 

It was erected by Charles Pratt (1830-1891), the founder of Astral Oil, which became famous for their "less flammable lighting oil" and then, the founders of the Pratt Institute. He also generously endowed Adelphi Academy in Brooklyn and Amherst College. 

It was designed by Lamb & Rich, whose other developments in the city include the townhouses on Henderson Place in the Yorkville section of Manhattan and collegiate buildings at Barnard here and also at Williams, Smith, Colgate and Amherst colleges.

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Building Amenities

  • Pre War
  • Walk Up
  • Intercom
  • Courtyard
  • Laundry Room
  • Landmarked
  • Live-In Superintendent
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The Astral Leasing Office 35-01 30th Avenue (800) 381-XXXX

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Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This imposing, landmarked, 6-story apartment building at 180 Franklin Street sits between India and Java streets in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn. The structure was erected in 1885 and became one of the most important buildings in the borough. 
It has 117 rental apartments. " Read Carter's Full Review
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Subways

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at Manhattan Ave and India 0.17 miles

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Alternate Addresses

  • 178 Franklin Street
  • 182 Franklin Street
  • 184 Franklin Street
  • 186 Franklin Street
  • 188 Franklin Street
  • 190 Franklin Street
  • 192 Franklin Street
  • 66 India Street
  • 68 India Street
  • 70 India Street
  • 72 India Street
  • 74 India Street
  • 76 India St
  • 76 India Street
  • 81 Java Street
  • 83 Java Street
  • 85 Java Street
  • The Astral Apartments

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The Astral Leasing Office 35-01 30th Avenue (800) 381-XXXX
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