Obama’s former townhouse hits the market

640 2nd Street and Barack Obama (Credit: Getty Images)

From The Real Deal: President Barack Obama’s bachelor pad in Park Slope is now on the market.

The brownstone at 640 2nd Street — where the former president lived in his pre-Michelle days — is asking just shy of $4.3 million. Commissioned in 1903, the three-story house has five bedrooms and four fireplaces. At approximately 3,860 square feet, the asking price works out to around $1,113 per square foot.

Obama and his then-girlfriend shared a top-floor apartment in the mid-1980s, after he graduated from Columbia University. [more]