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868 Lorimer on the Park, 868 Lorimer Street

Between Driggs Avenue & Nassau Avenue

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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 very handsome, 7-story condominium building at 868 Lorimer Street overlooking McCarren Park in Greenpoint was built in 2017 by the Chatham Development Company,.

It has 14 apartments and was designed by the Stephen B. Jacobs Group and Ole Sandresen Architect.

Bottom Line

This very attractive, mid-block building overlooking McCarren Park in Greenpoint has a very strong sculptural presence and attractive apartment layouts.

Description

The building has a strong sculpture presence with protruding window frames, its broad balconies and multi-pane windows.

It is setback above the fifth floor.

Amenities

The building has a full-time resident manager who also serves as a part-time doorman, a fitness center, keyed elevators, a bicycle room, a media room, basement storage, a courtyard and a children’s playroom.

Apartments

Apartments are floor-through units and have 5-inch-wide, white oak plank floors, and washers and dryers.

Apartment A on the third through the fifth floors is a three-bedroom unit with 1,800 square feet of interior space and 264 square feet of external space with an entry foyer that leads past an open, 14-foot-wide kitchen with an island to a 18-foot-long living/dining room with a large balcony and a 12-foot-wide alcove.

Apartment B on the second through the fifth floors is a three-bedroom unit with 1,525 square feet of interior space and 59 square feet of interior space with an entry tall that leads past an 11-foot-long open kitchen with an island to a 18-foot-long living/dining room with a balcony.

Penthouse B is a two-bedroom unit with 1,298 square feet of interior space and 709 square feet of external space and an entry hall that leads past a 9-foot-wide open kitchen with a breakfast bar to a 22-foot-wide, double-height, living/dining room and a large terrace.  The master bedroom also has a terrace.

Apartment C on the second through the fifth floors is a two-bedroom unit with 1,238 square feet of interior space and 59 square feet of exterior space and a long entry hall that leads to an open, 11-foot-long kitchen with an island and a 21-foot-long living/dining room with a balcony.

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