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.


Oscilloscope Laboratories Adam Yauch

Adam Yauch of Oscilloscope Laboratories


Michelle Williams

spike jonze

spike jonze

Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American distribution rights to Kelly Reichardt’s western drama, “Meek’s Cutoff,” which played this year’s Venice and Toronto film festivals to positive reviews.
Ocilloscope worked with Reichardt on her 2008 release, “Wendy and Lucy,” which also starred Michelle Williams. O-Scope will release the film in the first half of 2011 and is readying a new Spike Jonze about Maurice Sendak, called Tell Them Anything You Want.

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Reshooting on Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are, an adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s story, “We obviously still have a challenge on our hands. But I wouldn’t call it a problem, simply a challenge.”