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Old 11-18-2011, 06:09 AM
 
Location: Manhattan
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A single family detached home on 78th and Fifth with garden:

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Old 11-22-2011, 09:38 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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217th and Park Terrace West.
I found that area and Marble Hill on google earth streetview, very unique for them to say they live in a single family house in Manhattan, they are so far away though that there are many parts of the outer boroughs that are closer to the popular areas people think of when it comes to Manhattan. If you work in lower Manhattan even parts of Staten Island would be a shorter commute via the ferry. How much do you think houses like those cost?
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Old 11-23-2011, 12:00 AM
 
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I know full well that each of the outer boroughs have areas with single family detached houses with yards. However I was wondering if there is anyplace in Manhattan where they exist. I know Gracie Mansion technically qualifies and there are a few museum houses but aside from official residences for politicians and museums does anyone in Manhattan live in a single family detached house?
Very rare, and probably expensive.

Didn't someone try to convince the city to sell him Gracie mansion? I think he had enough moolah to make it worth our whiles- but was declined on principal.
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Old 11-23-2011, 03:42 AM
 
Location: New York City/San Diego, CA/Gloucester, MA
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Also a few SFH on Payson Ave in Inwood.
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Old 11-27-2011, 06:53 PM
 
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There is a really neat single family detached home located at 16 Chittenden Avenue (a.k.a. the Pumpkin House) at W 186 St, Manhattan. Click the link to view more info on the home. It was featured on an episode of Selling New York - click here to view videos from inside the house (the videos are towards the bottom of the page).
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Old 11-27-2011, 08:52 PM
 
Location: East Village
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I think there are a few old carriage houses in the Village that are detached, but they’re on the interior of the block so you can’t see them from the street.
There are a couple that are facing the street too... I can think of one of the corner of Washington and Perry (maybe Charles) that is actually a full 3-story detached Federalist-style home and then there's another on West 10th or 11th near Greenwich.
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Old 10-11-2014, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Here and there and everywhere!
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I'm going to be visiting my son and dil who live in Bushwick, but was wondering about houses with yards. I found another thread and this place was mentioned. It looks like a little Oasis if you ask me! 121 Charles | New York Daily Photo
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Old 10-11-2014, 04:17 PM
 
Location: NYC & Chicago
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I'm going to be visiting my son and dil who live in Bushwick, but was wondering about houses with yards. I found another thread and this place was mentioned. It looks like a little Oasis if you ask me! 121 Charles | New York Daily Photo
When I saw the title of the thread, the first thing that came to mind was Inwood and this house on Charles. I love this house.
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Old 10-11-2014, 09:10 PM
 
Location: Here and there and everywhere!
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It looks lovely. It seems sad though that there are not neighboring houses.
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