212 Columbia Heights Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights: Harbor views from every floor of this Brooklyn Heights grand masterpiece. This 25 foot wide, five story Italianate beauty was built in 1855 and underwent a thoughtful, meticulous renovation in 2005. All the glorious original detail was incorporated with modern functionality, including a massive cook's kitchen, butler's pantry, all new bathrooms, restored plaster work, five working gas fireplaces and new mechanical systems.
One Day in Brooklyn: The perfect itinerary | For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian Spencer.