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Joseph Steele's 1840s frame house and other Clinton Hill eye candy

I'm Still Standing, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, as Elton John would say. There's a fine frame house built around 1845 — which can be found right at a busy intersection in Clinton Hill. … Full Article
 

A buyer with a Beverly Hills accountant is new owner of 580 Washington Ave. in Clinton Hill

Welcome to the neighborhood, whoever you are. A trust set up by a Beverly Hills accountant paid $3.125 million for a Clinton Hill brownstone, 580 Washington Ave., city Finance Department records indicate. … Full Article
 

A look at Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis' Clinton Hill house

Long live the Gold Coast. That's what a seven-block stretch of Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill was called in the late 19th and early 20th centuries because oil tycoon Charles Pratt and lots of other mega-rich people built mansions there. … Full Article
 

Comment on design for new Brooklyn Heights Library tonight

Marvel Architects and Brooklyn Public Library will be presenting the proposed design for the new Brooklyn Heights Library tonight (Tuesday, June 20) at Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 109 Remsen St., at 6:30 p.m. … Full Article
 

Landmarks Preservation Commission approves plan to add windows to the back of the Brooklyn Museum

Let there be light. Natural light. Architects have drawn up plans to renovate the Brooklyn Museum's education division, where art classes and workshops are offered. … Full Article
 

Cobble Hill’s tour bus problem solved with GPS geo-fence

Now that Brooklyn has become the hippest neighborhood in the world, loaded sightseeing tour buses have increasingly invaded the borough’s narrow avenues and back streets, bringing noise and congestion where they don’t belong and sometimes getting stuck on turns, blocking traffic. … Full Article
 

Developer Hudson closes on Brooklyn Heights Library site and $280M loan

The redevelopment of the Brooklyn Heights Library site has taken a major step forward with The Hudson Companies’ announcement that it has closed on the $52-million acquisition of the city-owned property. … Full Article
 

Menchaca announces new Sunset Park school

On Thursday, City Councilmember Carlos Menchaca (D-Sunset Park-Red Hook) announced the site of a new elementary school to be built in Sunset Park, to help alleviate overcrowding in schools. This is Menchaca’s fourth new school development project in his district in the past four years.  … Full Article
 

Schumer demands DEA send heroin enforcement team to NY

Approximately four fatal drug overdoses took place in New York City every day in 2016. That stark statistic was cited by U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer as part of an argument he is waging to get the federal government to dispatch a specialized drug enforcement team to New York state.  … Full Article
 

Opposition expected at Monday’s Bedford-Union Armory ULURP hearing

Opponents plan to show up in force at Monday’s Community Board 9 public hearing on the $195-million redevelopment of the Bedford-Union Armory. … Full Article
 

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