The Tara of Prospect Park South
Listing – 653
In Contract
This historic home is located on one of the most desirable streets in Brooklyn on Marlborough rd & Albemarle Road.

This Colonial Revival-style home was designed by architects Robert Bryson and Carroll Pratt, both of whom designed numerous homes in Prospect Park South.

The two-story front porch has fluted Ionic columns, large Palladian dormer, and one-story entrance portico with Doric columns. The portico cornice is decorated with an unusual Gothic form.

This gracious home has 18 rooms, 8 gas and wood-burning fire places, with their original ornate mantels and original decorative dental and ornate moldings. There are leaded and stained glass windows throughout the house.
The first floor has a double parlor, formal dining room, sunroom, and eat-in kitchen.
The center hall features a large decorative spiral bridal staircase with an original stained glass skylight.

The second floor has a master wing, with a large bedroom, a dressing room with with all original built-in cabinetry, large original bathroom with pedestal sink and claw-foot tub, and indoor and outdoor porches.
There are two additional bedrooms, each with their own private bathrooms, plus home office that leads to a private porch.
There are walk-in-closets with built-in cabinetry in all the rooms.The home is a legal two family:First floor has a kitchen and dining room. Second floor has a large living room with 7 curved windows with stained glass uppers and a full bathroom.
Third floor has four bedrooms and full bathroom, plus a rooftop deck with amazing treetop views.
[August 4 2008 Spike Jonze ‘Where The Wild Things Are’]
“We’ve given him more money.” The film was originally given an $80 million budget. The “more money” will most likely pay for the switch to CGI for the film’s creatures.

You recall this from 10/16/2007:

Williams and her two-year-old daughter by Ledger, Matilda, recently spent time with friends in Portland, and now she’s reportedly looking to create a base there.

The web shows a realtor’s listing of the Boerum Hill property, but it is unclear if that is the previous owner’s offering.


The Shugden sect, believes in an evil spirit that inflicts madness and death on its enemies. Shugden followers accuse the Dalai Lama of wanting it banned. His supporters insist that he has merely expressed concerns that Shugden practices reduce Buddhism to the level of spirit worship.
The International Shugden Community, followers of a 300-year-old Buddhist sect, and The New Kadampa Tradition, which emerged in the 1990s and now has nearly 50 centres in the UK promoting Shugden practices. are preparing for visit of the Dalai Lama . The ISC and its supporters have inundated Twitter with tens of thousands of anti- Dalai Lama tweets that have caused offence to mainstream Buddhists. Claims that the Dalai Lama wants to ban Shugden practices are part of a campaign of misinformation against him encouraged by Chinese authorities seeking to suppress all opposition in Tibet, according to pro-Tibet organisations.