Michelle Williams buys Brooklyn home
30 June, 2015
The Tara of Prospect Park South
Listing – 653
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.