120 Java Street

120 Java Street

Architect
Tara Benet Design
Location
Brooklyn, NY, United States | View Map
Category
Private Houses
Marili Forastieri

120 Java Street

Tara Benet Design as Architects

120 Java is a converted church building offering residents stunning studio to 3-bedroom homes and thoughtful lifestyle amenities in one of Brooklyn’s premier neighborhoods. Interior Design and staging was done by Tara Benet Design.

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Marili Forastieri

120 Java was originally built by Thomas Fitch Rowland, owner of the Continental Iron Works, a prominent Greenpoint shipyard and local employer that built numerous ships including most notably the Monitor iron hulled battleship during the Civil War. Rowland originally built 120 Java as a community center adjacent to the Ascension Church on Kent Street as a gift to the community.

photo_credit Marili Forastieri
Marili Forastieri

The original sturdy masonry construction underwent a full adaptive re-use to re-imagine the building for 21st century living.

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Marili Forastieri

Loft-like and bright, units at 120 Java blend restored 19th century redbrick walls with modern features like new timber ceilings and beams, oversized double-pane Low-E windows, white oak engineered plank floors, LED lighting, and energy efficient split-system heating and cooling. Most apartments come with private outdoor space, and all have washer/dryer hookups as well as stunning kitchens equipped with sleek quartz countertops, pendant lighting, custom Craftline cabinets, Grohe and Newport Brass faucets, and high-end appliances from Liebherr, Bosch, and Bertazzoni.

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Marili Forastieri
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