Building & Unit Features
144 Franklin Street: Greenpoint's Coveted & Perfectly located LANDMARKED CORNER TROPHY PROPERTY available for the 1st time in decades.
144 Franklin is a three-story mixed-use building with a top floor having approximately 20’ Ceilings. The Building is 24 feet x 80 feet, and is approximately 5,760 square feet. 124 feet of frontage prime retail exposure; 144 Franklin has R6A zoning, and C2-4. The property CO currently reflects up to six office spaces on the ground floor, regular basement use, and residential use of second and third floors. Or make it fully residential and your dream home.
Greenpoint's iconic Mechanics and Traders Bank building originally built in 1895, is now being sold in its entirety free and clear of any encumbrances. The building has been noted as being architecturally significant for its ornate facade in the classically inspired Renaissance Revival style. The building is landmarked, and composed of large red brownstones, red brick and terra cotta detailed accents and oversized oval windows by the droves.
Each floor is approximately 1,800 square feet. The ground floor space has a main entrance on Franklin Avenue, with a secondary entrance leading down to the basement from the street, 15-foot high ceilings the space is currently separated into two offices by drywall and has two bathrooms. The second floor apartment is a three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath, with 11-foot high ceilings. The third floor three bedroom has 18-foot high ceilings, two full bathrooms, and a sleep loft. The building is positioned with southern and western exposures and every floor has walls of windows. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to preserve a historic landmark trophy of Old Brooklyn.
Listed Co-Exclusively with CORE. Property can be delivered vacant. Showings by appointment!