Imagine you have around $1,700,000 to spend on a place and you've narrowed it down to two apartments in the same neighborhood. How do you make up your mind? The answer is simple: you shove them into a metaphorical cage and let them battle it out until one emerges victorious. It's time for Real Estate Deathmatch.
|Address:||67 East 4th Street||17 Howard Place|
|Outdoor space:||Patio, garden, porch, three-car driveway||Deck, garden, terrace|
? A legal two-family built in 1899, 67 East 4th Street has been completely renovated into a sleek, new one-family home. What it's lost in original character, it has gained in smooth surfaces, open spaces, and recessed lighting. It also boasts a few bonus features uncommon in city townhouses, such as a driveway and a front porch.
? 17 Howard Place, on the other hand, built in 1915, has retained many of it's period details, including a mirrored mantle, stained glass windows, two skylights, and custom woodwork throughout. And, surprisingly enough, it also has a front porch. These two are in a dead heat in terms of having front porches.