New to the market is an impressive four-story brownstone at 407 Stuyvesant Avenue. The 3,420-square-foot house is asking $2,875,000 and according to the listing it was once home to the groundbreaking baseball star Jackie Robinson.
The landmarked Romanesque Revival style building has a 20-foot-wide façade, and was built by R. Sweet in 1892. The current owners have split the home into an owners triplex, which is topped by a two-bedroom rental unit, and the house has beautifully preserved original features galore.
It features six very impressive decorative fireplaces, sliding pocket doors, pocket shutters, original tin ceilings, an elaborately carved wooden staircase, two huge parlor-floor pier mirrors, paneled wainscoting complete with carved moldings, inlaid parquet wood floors beautiful stained glass and original built in cabinets.
Jackie Robinson was an American Major League Baseball player who broke the baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947. Halstead Property has the listing.