There's no denying Brooklyn is one of the coolest spots in the country to shack up right now. So awesome in fact, that it's luring over famous Manhattanites aplenty for a taste of that brownstone townhouse life. From early adopter Michelle Williams, whose light-filled, patio-sporting Cobble Hill home is the stuff urbanites dream of, to official borough mascot Lena Dunham who, unlike her bumbling doppelganger on Girls, just upgraded to a new $5 million pad in Brooklyn Heights, celebs are decamping across the East River for a taste of the hip life. See five of our favorite Brooklynites' home tours below.
The parents-to-be made a classic move out of Manhattan to its more family-friendly neighbor recently, scooping up a $2.5 million renovated townhouse.
Boasting design-savvy interiors and a to-die-for outdoor dining area, the Boerum Hill home Williams purchased with Heath Ledger is a must see.
The songstress recently snatched up a one-of-a-kind historic property that also happens to have played a starring role in the movie, Eat Pray Love.
Her backyard alone is the ultimate outer borough amenity. Check out Lonny cover girl Lake Bell's enviable, hippy-chic living space.
The actor-director-activist recently traded in a place just a few blocks away (and one tenth the price) for her new Brooklyn Heights home.