Property Management, Lofts, Townhouses, Historic Properties
Dance Theater of Harlem, Wendy Hilliard Foundation, Landmark Preservation Conservancy, Historic House Trust, Dream Street
McKenzie Foster is a native New Yorker who started selling real estate while in high school at Horace Mann. Her impressive background as a business woman, and strong track record of sales makes her a go-to agent for Manhattan and Brooklyn sales. Formerly a decorated National Rhythmic Gymnast and classical ballerina, McKenzie spent the majority of her life training for the Olympics before transitioning her determination and unique discipline into the real estate world in her teens. Her ability to manage a sale from listing to closing with the highest level of detail and execution is unparalleled. McKenzie is the head of the McKenzie Foster Team, and also owns Lockheart Foster, which manages a portfolio of her client's properties.
As a New York Historian with an incredible knowledge of New York's transformation from a trading post to a metropolis, McKenzie is well-versed in pre-war buildings, new development and townhouses in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. She consistently offers the highest level of service to all of her clients, and is best known for her work ethic and creative approach to marketing. Offering a keen eye for smart investment opportunities, McKenzie assists home owners and first time home buyers achieve their real estate goals.
McKenzie attended Horace Mann and received her Bachelor of the Arts degree in History and Dance from Hamilton College. Complimentary to her love of New York history and architecture, she sells a number of Landmarked and historic homes. McKenzie is the owner of the popular East Village eatery FryGuys and is also a member of the Landmarks Preservation Conservancy, the Historic Districts Council and the Brooklyn Heights Association. McKenzie currently resides in the Flatiron District and dedicates her free time to conducting history lectures and tours, dancing ballet, and her beloved Shiba Inu, Winter.
A Magnificent Mansion and Rare Piece of History
The former Mark Skinner House was originally built in 1892 and dedicated as a library in 1897. In 1964, the library added an addition to the building creating a six level structure. The 12,500 square foot mansion is located in the heart of Manchester Village and has been meticulously renovated with the highest quality of materials and architectural integrity.
The home's history and architecture have been preserved and restored. Spanning six levels, fully completed, the home offers eight bedrooms, six bathrooms the original library stack-room, an entertainment room, steam room and sauna, antique smoking room, formal dining room, the great room and a loggia.