Brooklyn Heights

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski purchase entire floor in Brooklyn Heights for $11 million

January 8, 2019 By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Emily Blunt, left, and John Krasinski arrive at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan

Show business couple Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have paid $11 million for a full floor at The Standish in Brooklyn Heights, a transaction that would be one of the largest ever done in Brooklyn.

The couple opted to purchase and could combine two units at the venerable Heights apartment house at 171 Columbia Heights, the Wall Street Journal quoted anonymous sources as saying. The couple reportedly executed the purchase through a trust.

In the same building, fellow actor Matt Damon paid $16.745 for the penthouse last year, setting a new Brooklyn price record, the Journal reported. Damon and Blunt starred together in the 2011 film, “The Adjustment Bureau.”

The Standish, which was originally the Standish Arms Hotel, is a block from Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. It was used as the fictional residence of Clark Kent in the original Superman comics.

Blunt and Krasinski also bought a Park Slope townhouse last year for about $6.5 million, the Journal reported.

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