Real Estate

DUMBO is so photogenic, it's ridiculous

Seriously. If this place were any more picturesque, it would be a crime. We were walking around DUMBO recently to eyeball its residential construction sites. As any self-respecting tourist can tell you, the neighborhood is rip-roaringly scenic.  … Full Article

Here’s everyone's favorite street for photos in DUMBO

DUMBO's Washington Street is where it's at as far as photographers are concerned. Whether they're selfie-snappers or wielders of long-angle lenses, hordes of picture-takers gravitate to the end of the street closest to the Manhattan Bridge.  … Full Article

What ever happened to St. Mary's Hospital? And what about Baptist Medical Center?

The derelict hulk at 170 Buffalo Ave. housed St. Mary's Hospital, which was Brooklyn's last Roman Catholic hospital when it closed in 2005. … Full Article

What ever happened to Bushwick Hospital?

The century-old brick Renaissance Revival building at 41 Howard Ave. housed Bushwick Hospital. It's now a state placement center for juvenile delinquents. … Full Article

What ever happened to Caledonian Hospital?

Developers Joseph Chetrit and David Bistricer, who are turning the Bossert in Brooklyn Heights back into a luxury hotel, have just made an empty Flatbush hospital building into an apartment house. … Full Article

What ever happened to Greenpoint Hospital and other shut-down Brooklyn healthcare institutions?

The afterlife of a closed-down hospital can be complicated. Bureaucracy, bankruptcy and bad financial markets can all slow down the process of putting the real estate that's left behind to new uses. … Full Article
EXCLUSIVE: YOUR SHORT SALE MAY BE A FRAUD

VIDEO: Attention Brooklyn, your short sale may be a fraud

What's the latest real estate scam in Brooklyn? Scammers claim to "short sell" distressed properties for homeowners but then rent them, delaying or never changing the title. What happens to the home owners may surprise you. … Full Article

Rescue me, Fort Greene edition

In Fort Greene, even the fixer-uppers are fabulous. Get a look at our photos of 6 S. Oxford St. There is such grandeur despite the plywood in the windows. The little face on the crumbling stoop is so serene. … Full Article

Eye candy à la Fort Greene

If we can't feast our eyes, what's the point of earthly existence? Here's some of the eye candy to be seen on Fort Greene's residential streets:  … Full Article

Which Fort Greene brownstone did Ingrid Bergman's granddaughter buy?

The name on the deed says Elettra Wiedemann. That would be Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann, the late, great actress Ingrid Bergman's granddaughter. … Full Article

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