Grand Historic Gem in Brooklyn

Image Source: Zillow Designed by architect Frank J. Helmle, the historic Brooklyn, N.Y., Tracy mansion has it all. Built in 1912, the home features opulent details like this eight-foot-tall Italian marble fireplace. High ceilings, rare woods and a sweeping staircase only add to the luxurious feel and look.

The new film 42 — which tells the story of Jackie Robinson's groundbreaking career with the Brooklyn Dodgers — is scheduled for release this week, and this stately mansion offers the opportunity for you to have your own historic Brooklyn experience. 

Known as the Tracy Mansion, this 50-foot-wide limestone mansion is one of the most architecturally significant homes to come up for public sale in Brooklyn in decades.  Designed by the legendary architect Frank J. Helmle, the property has had only three owners since it was built in 1912. The Park Slope home consists of three stories plus a garden level, and features a flexible floor plan that offers many possibilities for customization by the new owner.

Many of the grand home's original details have been carefully maintained or meticulously restored, so you can enjoy rare words, a grand sweeping staircase, a huge Italian marble fireplace and a marble entry hall with bronze doors.

A great bonus: the home also has undeveloped air rights — meaning there's the opportunity for additional expansion, which could include the development of office space or even a transition to an educational or cultural facility.

The home's buyer seems motivated to sell — the price has been cut by several million since the home went on the market last year.

About the House

Parquet Floors: Historic Tracy Mansion
  • Location: Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Listed By: Marc Wisotsky of Halstead Property
  • Price: $18,000,000



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