With the Bedford Historic District now on the table, condo conversions like 290 Greene Street (actually located just outside the proposed district's boundaries, almost in Clinton Hill) may face more obstacles in the Bed-Stuy of the future. It sounds like 290 Greene faced more than its share of obstacles even without having to go through the Landmarks Preservation Commission, though. According to Brownstoner, the four-story house had been vacant for years before selling in 2007 for $825,000. It sold again for $500,000 in March of 2012 after the first buyer ran out of money. Now, it's finally fully renovated and ready for buyers. The building's four units, which range in price from $875,000 for the 1,926-square-foot garden-level duplex (pictured) to $750,000 for a 930-square-foot 2BR, hit Streeteasy today. Other than the sort of forced-looking splotches of exposed brick, they're attractive apartments, with bay windows and oak flooring with mahogany trim.
One of the 2BRs: