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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan – The New York Times

Brooklyn | 123 Pierrepont Street, No. 2A

A two-bedroom, two-bath, 1,100-square-foot prewar apartment, with a combined living and dining room that has a painted-brick fireplace, a pass-through kitchen with quartz counters and a dishwasher, a primary suite and a washer and dryer; on the second floor of a five-story, non-doorman, self-managed, elevator building. Tita Omeze, Corcoran Group, 917-776-7698;


$1,504 a month


The primary suite has a balcony. Built-in bookshelves are a nice addition to the living room.


The co-op does not allow pets. The western exposure is mostly dominated by a roof of the church next-door.

Manhattan | 223 West 21st Street, No. 4K

A one-bedroom, one-bath, 600-square-foot prewar apartment, with a combined living and dining room that has a non-working fireplace with a painted mantel, a windowed kitchen with a dishwasher, a windowed bath with a stall shower, transom windows and hardwood floors on the fourth floor of a five-story, non-doorman, elevator building with basement laundry rooms. Ray Manikowski, Corcoran Group, 646-712-3435;


$1,162 a month


The apartment, in the back of the building, is quiet. The co-op has a live-in superintendent.


The views to the east and west are of brick walls. The bedroom, a combination of two smaller bedrooms, has two doors, though one could be closed permanently to create more wall space for furniture.

Manhattan | 444 East 52nd Street, No. 9C

A two-bedroom, two-bath, 1,150-square-foot, prewar apartment, with a living room that has a fireplace with a stone mantel, a windowed renovated kitchen with a wine refrigerator, windowed renovated baths, a primary suite, a secondary bedroom with folding doors that’s serving as a den, hardwood floors and casement windows in a doorman elevator building with a live-in superintendent, and laundry and bike rooms. Diana Devendorf Rice, Sotheby’s International Realty, 516-458-9389;


$3,238 a month


The apartment has five closets.


There is no dedicated dining room, and the kitchen is too small for a table. So meals are instead taken at a table in the foyer.

Given the fast pace of the current market, some properties may no longer be available at the time of publication.

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