The Standish condo building in Brooklyn Heights made property gossip headlines across the globe when Emily Blunt and John Krasinski dropped $11 million on two adjoining apartments just a few floors below a penthouse Matt Damon had purchased in 2018 for $16.75 million.
About a dozen years ago, “Weeds” star Mary-Louise Parker, a long-time Brooklyn Heights resident, shelled out $4.3 million for a co-op apartment in the historic neighborhood.
Icelandic singer/songwriter Björk purchased a Brooklyn Heights penthouse in 2009 for $4.5 million and sold it last year for $8 million.
Four-time Oscar nominated actor Michelle Williams and her fiancé, lauded theater and film director Tommy Kail, celebrated their engagement earlier this year with the $10.8 million off-market purchase of a historic townhouse in Brooklyn Heights.
Married actors Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany broke Brooklyn’s townhouse sales records in 2015 when they splurged $15.5 million on a handsome Brooklyn Heights townhouse.
When he’s not jumping out of planes or hanging off skyscrapers, James Bond, aka Daniel Craig, and his Oscar-winning wife Rachel Weisz reside on a leafy street in Cobble Hill. They paid $6.75 million for their century-old brownstone, which they purchased from fellow Brits, writer Martin Amis and his wife Isabel Fonseca who were driven from the property after a fire destroyed the residence on New Year’s Eve 2016. Craig and Weisz have since gut renovated the home.
Several years after spending $6.25 million on townhouse in neighborhing Cobble Hill, pop chanteuse Norah Jones listed her rustic meets boho-chic Carroll Gardens townhouse at $8 million.
Four-time Oscar nominated actor Ethan Hawke bought his four-story Boerum Hill brownstone in 2013 for $3.9 million.
British actress and screenwriter, Emily Mortimer and actor Alessandro Nivola shelled out almost $2.5 million for their Boerum Hill townhouse in 2006.
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