A Brooklyn Townhouse Reimagined as a Crisp, Loft-Like Duplex Asks $2.75M

A Brooklyn Townhouse Reimagined as a Crisp, Loft-Like Duplex Asks $2.75M

By Kathryn M.
Freshly renovated, this three-story duplex in Crown Heights offers flexibility in living arrangements.

Last for sale in 2013, this three-story townhouse on St. Marks Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, is available once again after a gut renovation. The design-driven owners transformed the century-old structure into a stylish "double duplex," mixing old and new details throughout—including gold-foil wallpaper and salvaged wooden beams.

Built in 1905, this Brooklyn townhome underwent a gut renovation that transformed the three-story structure into a bright and airy double duplex. The larger residence occupies the top two floors and features handcrafted, gold-foil wallpaper that contrasts with wooden beams and floors.

The loft-inspired living room features bookshelves made of salvaged wood along one wall. Exposed beams—also salvaged wood—run along the ceiling.

In total, the building spans just over 4,000 square feet. In addition to a loft-like living room and updated kitchen, the larger, upstairs unit also offers three bedrooms, along with two-and-a-half bathrooms. 

The lower level is currently configured with three bedrooms, plus a recreation room. The downstairs unit also comes with a private kitchen, bathroom, and its own entrance. Keep scrolling to see more of both spaces, together asking $2,750,000.

Exposed beams continue into the upper-level kitchen. Sliding glass doors provide natural light and lead out to a private deck.

A look at one of three bedrooms located in the upper duplex. 

A large deck provides a sunny outdoor area for the upstairs unit.

The airy aesthetic continues downstairs to the lower-level unit. Here, a large living area features more wood details contrasted by crisp, white walls. 

Complete with a separate entrance, the lower-level residence also features an open layout leading between the living room, kitchen, and a dining area with direct access to the backyard.

A look at a bedroom on the lower level.

660 St Marks Avenue is currently listed for $2,749,900 by Marta Maletz of Compass. 

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