159 FRANKLIN ST in Greenpoint

Greenpoint

Quiet Great food Cool factor Young crowd

Greenpoint is Brooklyn’s northernmost neighborhood.

A 2005 rezoning has caused a surge of new waterfront residential developments in Greenpoint's formerly industrial spaces. These apartments offer great value to renters in terms of space, quality, and amenities. In turn, many renters - whether they are students, artists, families, or commuters - seek out and fall in love with this up-and-coming Brooklyn neighborhood.

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Building Mix

  • 21% New Building
  • 14% Walk-Up
  • 12% Pre War
  • 10% Luxury Highrise
  • 9% Other
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Descriptions of 159 Franklin St

Everything from cafes, juice bars, pubs, restaurants, housewares, hardware, shoe shoppes, clothing boutiques, organic green grocers, local butchers, young start-up companies, light-industrial machining workshops and manufacturing. It's not just the cool kids moving in, but it's fast becoming a hub to settle in and claim a long term stake in the neighborhood. Daniel Jarquio (Dec 2013)
It takes a little longer to reach always-on-the-move Manhattan from this northernmost Brooklyn neighborhood, but basking in Greenpoint's communal vibe is well worth the extra minutes. And will be receiving brand new stainless steel appliances, improved closet space, featuring exposed brick and a very short walk to the Greenpoint Ave. Nicholas Doyle (Apr 2013)
Live on Greenpoint's Trendy Franklin Ave, With a Plethora of Bars, Cafes, Restaurants and Shops Right Outside and Only Steps Away From Trains, Busses And Ferries. Kathleen (Kat) McEldowney (Nov 2013)
Greenpoint has become one of the most desired area's in Brooklyn for it's quiet, tree-lined streets, sprawling parks, and world class dining and entertainment. Bustling with boutiques, coffee shops, and cool cocktail bars, Greenpoint is the new 'it' neighborhood in Brooklyn. The Living space is large and bright with exposed brick, over large windows, hardwood floors, and high ceilings. Sam Stuckey (Jul 2014)
This is where it's at in Greenpoint right now, close to the G, in a Prime Location near some of the best restaurants, culture and nightlife in town. Thomas Handschiegel (Jul 2014)
Quiet building, Brick, Three-story, Exposed brick, Easy street parking, Quiet neighborhood, School nearby, Restaurants nearby, Shopping nearby. Michael Tanaka (Apr 2013)
Bike lane, tree lined, pubs, restaurants, cafes and local grocery stores on EVERY CORNER, easy access to the ferry and the G train. Artur Sikora (Jul 2014)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • G Greenpoint Av (0.25 mi)

building details

Floors: 4
Units: 3
Floor area: 3000
Year built: 1931

Nearby Schools

P.S. 031 Samuel F. Dupont
Elementary
75 MESEROLE AVENUE
P.S. 034 Oliver H. Perry
Elementary
131 NORMAN AVENUE
Automotive High School
High school
50 BEDFORD AVENUE
Frances Perkins Academy
High school
50 BEDFORD AVENUE
P.S. 078
Elementary
48-09 CENTER BOULEVARD
P.S. 034 Franklin D. Roosevelt
K-8
730 EAST 12 STREET
John Ericsson Middle School 126
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
424 LEONARD STREET
P.S. 110 The Monitor
Elementary
124 MONITOR STREET
The Children's Workshop School
Elementary
610 EAST 12 STREET
The East Village Community School
Elementary
610 EAST 12 STREET
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