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Development Notebook: Burg’s 349 Metropolitan Sold & Tagged

February 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Things seem to be going okay at 349 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, but we can see the kiddies in the Burg are having some fun tagging up the fugly as hell “elegant facade of Jerusalem Gold Stone” that looks like painted stucco from across the street. We think the building looks like cheap dookie, but that’s just our inner cranky real estate loving blogger showing itself. Street Easy shows 7 active listings and 21 units in contract. Almost everything in the building got the old Price Chopmeister not long after the building went on the market more than a year-and-a-half ago. You’ve gotta hate paying $700K for your one-bedroom and having the building getting tagged up like a tenement in Bushwick. Then, again, after being cleaned up for a long time, tagging and graffiti is making a major comeback all over Williamsburg, giving the nabe a tiny bit of its old flava back.

Tags: Uncategorized · Williamsburg

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 dsa // Mar 8, 2009 at 5:38 pm

    makes for a good billboard… the building is in foreclosure and the developer is an a-hole. We put our deposit down and now no deposit back and no apartment. Kitchens unfinished, faucet missing from bathrooms, the floors last we checked are all twisted as this building is unfinished and there is no heat!
    shame on you mr. developer- you do not know what you are doing —- waste of money!

  • 2 T // Mar 20, 2009 at 2:17 pm

    I got my deposit back two weeks ago.