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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: 20%
  • Total Apartments: 40 40
    Total Floors: 7
    Total Floorplans:

Building Amenities

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

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The Smith Grey: Rating

22
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 22 / 44

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26
Out of 36

Location Rating: 26 / 36

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10
Out of 39

Features Rating: 10 / 39

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8
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66

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
 

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
Pros
  • 19th century department store building
  • Live-in superintendent
  • Video intercom
  • Laundry room on each floor
  • Pet friendly
  • High ceilings
Cons
  • No roof deck
  • No garage
  • No doorman
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Subways

  1. J
  2. M
  3. Z
at Havemeyer and Broadway 0.33 miles
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$900K - $2.7M
Price Range
$1,161
Avg. Price / ft2

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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
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