Clinton Hill Mansion Owned by Two Ex-Mayors Wants $9.875M | Waccabuc Real Estate


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↑ In Clinton Hill, this gorgeous, 9,000-square-foot mansion is, according to the listing, “SPLENDID BEYOND BELIEF.” For once, that’s some brokerbabble we can really get behind. William Tubby built the house for Brooklyn mayor Charles A. Schieren before Brooklyn and Manhattan were consolidated and, according to rumor, Prohibition-era mayor Jimmy Walker also lived in the house for a time. There’s a lovely library with floor-to-ceiling shelves, a living room with “a hidden projector screen,” six wood-burning fireplaces in total, and a massive backyard and patio. It kind of looks like a less-whimsical/cluttered version of that house from The Royal Tenenbaums. Last year, it hit the rental market for $14,000/month, but now it’s looking to sell for an impressive $9.875 million.


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