Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are just among the huge Hollywood names to purchase in Brooklyn — the movie star couple just purchased a full-floor rental in the identical Brooklyn Heights property as Matt Damon for $11 million.
The Standish, which was reworked from the previous Standish Arms Hotel and is situated at 169 Columbia Heights, is likely one of the New York borough’s most talked-about residences. Per week in the past, information broke that Damon purchased a rental there for $16.75 million, making it the most costly rental buy in Brooklyn historical past.
The limestone constructing, which first opened as a lodge in 1903 and has not too long ago been transformed right into a 33-unit residential constructing, has reportedly served as inspiration for Clark Kent’s home within the Superman comics and films.
As first reported by the Wall Street Journal, Blunt and Krasinski purchased out two door-to-door condos – more than likely with plans to mix it into one large condominium. While the precise sq. footage of their new place is just not but obtainable, the couple bought it via a belief fund final year.
The excessive prices of The Standish point out celebrities’ rising curiosity in Brooklyn. Blunt and Krasinski, evidently, choose to reside nowhere else on the East Coast — final May, the couple sold its 5,200-square-foot Park Slope townhouse for $6.5 million.
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