Both urban and urbane, 223 MacDonough Street offers unique, loft-like, modern, sensibilities within brownstone livingsweet on the outside and sophisticated on the inside.
Built in 1872, this extra-large 4-story home includes a rare 3-story extension added in 1918 creating 4159sf of living space. Three particularly spacious apartments offer extraordinary original plaster work, door and window moldings and five fireplace mantlesall set in a luxe, contemporary framework of clean, white walls, new gray wood flooring throughout, and stylish kitchens and baths.
With two ample floor-through apartments, and one 4-bedroom duplex the size of many single-family homesyou can enjoy one apartment while acquiring substantial income from the other two. 223 MacDonough Street presents an opportunity to move into a turn-key, sleek space with the ability to offset costs while maintaining an expansive lifestyle.
223 MacDonough Street is part of a long row of fourteen houses built in the classic Italianate style. It is notable as one of the two earliest rows in the Stuyvesant Heights Historic District. For over 50 years this building, along with 221 MacDonough Street, was the home of the Bedford Institute. The extension was added to accommodate more students.
Located steps away from the A-express train at Utica Avenue stationat the east end of the block is Lewis Avenue where you can enjoy neighborhood mainstays like Peaches, Saraghina and Bar LunAtico. To the west on Marcus Garvey Boulevard, discover newer additions such as Zaca Cafe, Cloud 9 Crepes, And Yoga Studio, Bohaus Coffee & Flowers and Tepache. Of course youll want to venture further and enjoy all this dynamic community has to offer.