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Prettiest NYC homes that hit the market this week

This week’s edition includes an über-lavish Upper East Side mansion and a micro Clinton Hill studio

Every week, Curbed covers dozens of market listings that vary in price, location, size, grandeur, quirkiness, and other distinct characteristics. If they managed to capture our attention, that means there’s definitely something special going on. But some of these homes are so lovely that they warrant a special kind of notoriety as some of the prettiest homes currently up for sale in New York City. And so, here it is: five listing that have that special "je ne sais quoi" that separates them from the rest. Happy gawking!

Douglas Elliman.

↑An industrial-chic apartment within Soho’s historic West Broadway Arches has all the trappings of a quintessential loft: High ceilings, large windows, exposed columns, and an open floorplan—but while those architectural elements can often make spaces feel unwelcoming, this apartment gives off a cozy and lived-in vibe. Read more...


↑In Clinton Hill, a studio small enough to classify as a micro dwelling, yet charming enough to make one consider cramming into a 422-square-foot space is asking a meager $469,000. With such little to work with, this tiny studio manages to create an atmosphere that broker lingo calls “a vintage aesthetic that was designed for Instagram.” Read more...


↑Standing on Vanderbilt Street between Prospect Park and Green-Wood Cemetery, this circa 1860s clapboard house in Windsor Terrace is as lovely as the best in the borough. The standalone house has undeniable curb appeal, with its mahogany covered front porch, weathered cedar clapboard, and spandrels. The property is on the market for $1.825 million. Read more...

Brown Harris Stevens.

↑The scenic homes found in Riverdale do a great job providing an out-of-town feel when with its scenic landscapes paired with sprawling estates. This beautiful Colonial-style mansion at 5240 Independence Avenue, asking $3.995 million, is no different. Read more...

Photos via Douglas Elliman.

↑A true old-school manor/ideal murder mystery setting, the Otto Dommerich Mansion is no ordinary mansion, but in fact “one of the most significant mansions on the Upper East Side.” It first hit the market earlier this year asking $72 million; but it’s since gotten a chop, and is currently on the market for $59 million. Read more..