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There are 2 apartments for sale at 138 Broadway (last updated on Aug 4, 2022)

The Smith Grey, 138 Broadway

Condo located in Williamsburg, at The corner of Bedford Avenue

Description of The Smith Grey at 138 Broadway

The famed Smith Grey is an iconic cast iron loft building, one of a few in Brooklyn, situated at 138 Broadway at Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg. The building was completed in 1884, and converted to a boutique condominium in 2002. Residential amenities include a basement bike room, a lovely courtyard, common laundry on every floor, and an incredible roof deck with sprawling 360-degree views and furnished for all to enjoy.

Nearby restaurants and landmarks include Peter Luger, Meadowsweet, Diner, Marlowe & Sons, OTB, Motorino, and Barano. The Marcy Avenue J, M, and Z trains allow for an easy commute to Manhattan, and the NYC Ferry offers access to Downtown, Midtown, DUMBO, and Long Island City.

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Building Facts

  • Year Built: 1884
    Converted Year: 2002
    Building Type: Condo
    Neighborhood: Williamsburg (Brooklyn)
    Minimum Down Payment: 20%
  • Total Apartments: 40
    Total Floors: 7

Apartment Pricing Stats

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Building Amenities

  • Pre War
  • Central AC
  • Garden
  • Intercom
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Elevator
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Courtyard
  • Laundry Room
  • Bike Room

Apartments for Sale at 138 Broadway (2)

Available Apts
$999K - $1.895M
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The Smith Grey: Rating

Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 22 / 44

Out of 36

Location Rating: 26 / 36

Out of 39

Features Rating: 10 / 39


CityRealty Rating Reference

  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
  • 27+ remarkable
  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
  • 22+ remarkable
  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average

Carter Horsley's Review of The Smith Grey

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The very handsome, 7-story condominium apartment building at 138 Broadway was erected in 1882 as the cast-iron Smith and Gray Department Store Building and was converted to condominiums by the Kay Organization of Elmont, N.Y., in 2002.

It has 41 loft apartments." Read Carter's Full Review
  • 19th century department store building
  • Live-in superintendent
  • Video intercom
  • Laundry room on each floor
  • Pet friendly
  • High ceilings
  • No roof deck
  • No garage
  • No doorman
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  1. J
  2. M
  3. Z
at Havemeyer and Broadway 0.33 miles

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Closing History - Last 10 sales

Units Sold
$900K - $2.7M
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Alternate Addresses

  • 140 Broadway
  • 142 Broadway
  • 144 Broadway
  • 389 Bedford Avenue
  • 391 Bedford Avenue
  • 393 Bedford Avenue
  • 395 Bedford Avenue
  • 397 Bedford Avenue
  • 399 Bedford Avenue
  • Smith Grey Building
  • The Smith Gray

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