15 AMAZING NYC APARTMENTS THAT USED TO BE SOMETHING ELSE

ThrillistFebruary 04, 2015

Two recent CORE closings, 159 Carlton (Doug Bowen & Paul Johansen) and 37 Harrison Street (Tom Postilio & Mickey Conlon), are featured in a piece on NYC homes with an interesting history.

 

What it used to be: Feuchtwanger Stables


What it is now: Loft condo at 159 Carlton Ave

 

Many of Fort Greene’s historic stables were razed to make room for commercial and residential buildings, but this beauty lucked out. Nearly a century after its construction in 1888, this Romanesque Revival building underwent its initiation for gentrification and now serves as a one-bedroom apartment with absolutely zero hay in it.

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