Ancestral Home – 1930s Butler Street, Carroll Gardens

Ancestral Home 1930 Cobble Hill

A text from a friend:

  • So my sister is doing family research and found this (Butler between Smith & Hoyt) is where my grandparents first lived as newlyweds with their first child. It was 1930, they were 23 & 26 and according to the census they paid $25 a month rent.
    Hmm what would it go for now? Lol.

The property she asked about had not been on the market for 20 years, so I looked up recent sales and rental activity of comparable properties in the neighborhood.

  • The two family house on Butler has a projected value of $2.4 million. One bedrooms on the block currently rent for $1,800 to $3,200 a month – 76 to 128 times what your grandparents paid.
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