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Minimalist Park Slope townhouse with light-filled atrium seeks $3.99M

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The house itself is spare, but the atrium is a nifty bit of open space

Photos by Rise Media, courtesy The Corcoran Group

Houses in New York City often live many lives—especially in historic neighborhoods—and this Park Slope stunner, on the market for $3.99 million, is no exception.

According to the listing, it was built in 1895 as a carriage house, and transformed into a garage just 10 years later. It also served as an artists’ studio and a repair shop before assuming its current form: that of an architect-designed, minimalist hideaway with a nifty inner atrium.

That atrium—which is reminiscent of the one found at Philip Johnson’s Rockefeller guest house—is on the home’s first floor, and separates a home office from the rest of the living area, which includes a spacious living room and kitchen. (That space is excellent for home cooks, with plenty of storage space and new, high-end appliances.) There’s also still a garage built into the first floor.

On the second floor, the master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, as well as a terrace that overlooks the atrium. Two additional bedrooms (and another bathroom) round out the space, which also has a washer/dryer and a skylight in a hallway to let even more light in.

This minimalist home is located at 331 4th Street in Park Slope, and is listed with Corcoran’s Judith Lief for $3.985 million.