Real Estate

Here's what Michelle Williams paid for her Victorian Flatbush house

The neighbors call it the “Gone With the Wind” house. Michelle Williams calls it her very own — for $2,500,001. It was an all-cash deal, in case you're wondering. … Full Article

Tom Hanks 'lives' in this Ditmas Park house in Steven Spielberg's 'Bridge of Spies'

Welcome to Tom Hanks' house in Ditmas Park. His on-screen house, of course. … Full Article

October light in Brooklyn Heights

Oh, the saturated blue of those skies! October light is a bane and a blessing for photographers in a picturesque neighborhood like Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Stately 81 State St. sells for $10.25 million

Ka-Ching! It's high time we checked up on the sale market in our favorite place on the planet, the Brooklyn Heights Historic District. The deal that most grabs our attention took place in late July. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights' 'Asphalt Jungle' house is for sale — for $12.5 million

Rent or buy. You can go either way — if you've got the dough — with 113 Willow St., an 1820s-vintage house that was covered in asphalt shingles for at least a half-century. … Full Article

Brooklyn Trust Company condos are almost ready to live in

If Romeo and Juliet lived happily ever after, would their home be a palazzo like this one? … Full Article

Anchors aweigh for #GetOnBoard support campaign for the Mary A. Whalen

Carolina Salguero is a woman with a mission. She wants you to share it. She rescued a decommissioned oil tanker, the Mary A. Whalen, and spent a decade nailing down a long-term berth for the historic vessel that's accessible to the public. … Full Article

Odd Brooklyn spots we love

Hungry Eyes. (Can you hear that old Eric Carmen song from “Dirty Dancing” in your head? Consider yourself ear-wormed.) Our visual appetite for interesting buildings is immense. … Full Article

Landmarking agency blesses Pavilion Theater condo-conversion plan

Go forth and build condos. The city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) gave its blessing Tuesday to Hidrock Realty's plan to turn a 1920s-vintage Park Slope movie house into a big condo development with a small cinema.  … Full Article

The Coignet Building's comeback takes a step forward

Good morning, Gowanus! The famed Coignet Building is showing its true face to the world — at least partially. And what a face. … Full Article


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