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Welcome Back! Coignet Building's historic façade emerges during rehab

Preservationists rejoice! Little Red is looking good. The Coignet Building, that little lost landmark dwarfed by Gowanus' gigantic Whole Foods, has been stripped of red fake-brick siding that had obscured its true beauty since the 1960s. … Full Article

I'm Still Standing: Revolutionary War-era houses grace Brooklyn neighborhoods

Witnesses to history. Several houses still standing today were already built by the time the American Revolution rolled fatefully through the lands that became modern-day Brooklyn. One of them was already more than a century old by that time. … Full Article

Colonial homes on display on Battle of Brooklyn anniversary

Wednesday Aug. 27 marks the anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, the Revolutionary War fight that occurred in our fair borough on this day in 1776. It could have marked the end of the Patriots' fight to liberate the colonies from British oppression, but it miraculously did not. … Full Article

Weather-beaten but winning: Red Hook's 185 and 189 Conover St.

A little bit of decay — or in some cases, a lot — can be absolutely eye-catching. Brooklyn's got its fair share of buildings whose decrepitude is part of their charm. … Full Article

Love Among the Ruins: Red Hook's 537 Columbia St.

A little bit of decay — or in some cases, a lot — can be absolutely eye-catching. Brooklyn's got its fair share of buildings whose decrepitude is part of their charm. … Full Article

Weather-beaten but winning: Red Hook's 154 Sullivan St.

A little bit of decay — or in some cases, a lot — can be absolutely eye-catching. Brooklyn's got its fair share of buildings whose decrepitude is part of their charm. … Full Article

Love Among the Ruins: Bed-Stuy's 417 Tompkins Ave.

A little bit of decay — or in some cases, a lot — can be absolutely eye-catching. Brooklyn's got its fair share of buildings whose decrepitude is part of their charm. … Full Article

Love Among the Ruins: Bed-Stuy's 433 and 435 Tompkins Ave.

A little bit of decay — or in some cases, a lot — can be absolutely eye-catching. Brooklyn's got its fair share of buildings whose decrepitude is part of their charm. … Full Article

Rescue Me: Bed-Stuy's 1127, 1129 and 1131 Bedford Ave. are caught up in a court battle

Fire. Foreclosure. Eviction. Awful afflictions, all of them. … Full Article

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