This week we explored the history of a seemingly ordinary three-story house in Corona where jazz legend Louis Armstrong lived for almost 30 years. Armstrong loved his house and became a local fixture, often rehearsing songs for his neighbors.
Corona and the nearby neighborhoods of Jackson Heights and Elmhurst remain draws for those seeking that neighborly feel—and, relative to Long Island City and Astoria, they're still somewhat affordable. These listings in the area are all having open houses this weekend.
This is a two-bedroom, one-bath co-op in the neighborhood's historic district (also pictured at top). It features a separate living and dining area, an eat-in kitchen, and appealing prewar details including crown moldings and stained glass transoms. There's a shared roof deck and private courtyard, and pets are permitted. Asking price: $529,000.
Open house: Saturday, November 11th, 12:30-2:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 12th, 1-3 p.m.
This two-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath co-op has a separate living and dining room and a large master bedroom. It's close to the Long Island Expressway and Flushing-Meadows Park. Asking price: $269,000.
Open house: Sunday, November 12th, 1-3 p.m.
This three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath Tudor house has a large eat-in kitchen, separate living and dining rooms, and a finished basement. There's also an in-unit washer and dryer and a two-car garage. Asking price: $780,000.
Open house: Sunday, November 12th, noon-1:30 p.m.
This top floor, two-bedroom, one-bath co-op has some impressive prewar details, including a working fireplace, crown moldings, and large windows, as well as a large renovated kitchen with a breakfast bar, marble counters and tiles, and abundant storage space. There's laundry in the building, as well as a garden and a roof deck. Asking price: $789,000
Open house: Sunday, November 12th, 2:30-4 p.m.
This recently renovated two-bedroom, one-bath co-op has a huge open living area, windowed galley kitchen, and spa-like bathroom with stone finishes in the walk-in shower. The elevator building has a private courtyard, a bike room, and a children's playroom. Asking price: $648,500.
Open house: Sunday, November 12th, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
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