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Prettiest NYC homes that hit the market this week

This week’s edition includes a David Chipperfield-designed townhouse and Phil Jackson’s Midtown apartment.

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!

Stribling.

↑An Upper East Side carriage house owned by a philanthropic organization, the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, has hit the market for $21.75 million. The carriage house, part of a set of two, was built between 1903 and 1904 for Henry Harper Benedict, the president of the Remington Typewriter Co. Benedict used the houses at 165 and 167 East 73rd Street for his horses in the early part of the 20th century. Read more…

Compass.

↑This stunning, three-level apartment, part of the former Brooklyn City Railroad Company Building on Old Fulton Street is now on the market for $1.975 million. The apartment is part of a building that dates back to 1861 and was used as the headquarters the “railroad,” which provided horse-pulled trolleys that ran on rails, and provided a vital connection from different parts of Brooklyn. Read more…

Compass.

↑Back in the 1970s Broadway producer Bill DeSeta and his wife Donna purchased a six-story limestone and brick townhouse on the Upper West Side for a mere $170,000. Over the years, that went through the painstaking task of turning the house into a home and now, they have decided to part ways with it, for $20 million. Read more…

Stribling.

↑Legendary basketball figure Phil Jackson has listed his three-bedroom apartment in Midtown’s The Osborne for $4.95 million. The asking price is just a hair over the $4.85 million the former Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers coach paid for the apartment in 2014. Read more…

Town Residential.

↑A mod townhouse designed by British architect David Chipperfield in the West Village is seeking $14 million. The home spans an impressive 5,000 square feet with four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and its most eye-catching feature-- a sculptural oak staircase designed by David Mlinaric that runs the length of the house. Read more…