Real Estate

The $2.875 million Victorian Flatbush house and other recently sold homes

The house with the cherry tree sold for nearly $3 million. Victorian Flatbush houses are going for a pretty penny these days. The better their condition, the higher their price.  … Full Article

Construction update: Michelle Williams' Victorian Flatbush house is shaping up nicely

Homeowners in landmarked neighborhoods are stewards of history. In Victorian Flatbush, you can see how seriously they take their responsibilities. Just look at all the historically appropriate renovation that's underway in the neighborhood. … Full Article

Post-Superstorm Sandy rebuilding continues in Gerritsen Beach

I'll give ya shelter from the storm. Five years after Superstorm Sandy, rebuilding continues in Gerritsen Beach, a beloved Brooklyn neighborhood on a slim peninsula. … Full Article

Do you know the way to Shell Bank Canal?

Where is Brooklyn's other canal? These days, everybody in the known universe can point the way to the toxic yet trendy 1.8-mile-long Gowanus Canal. But what about Shell Bank Canal? Have you even heard of it? … Full Article

Brookland Capital wants to remove Tiffany windows from St. Luke's Church; Landmarks Preservation Commission says not so fast

The fate of stained-glass windows designed by famous artist Louis Comfort Tiffany is hanging in the balance.  … Full Article

The Watchtower sign is gone from the Jehovah's Witnesses' old headquarters in Brooklyn Heights

It's the end of an era.

The red-lettered Watchtower sign, an icon of the Brooklyn waterfront for many decades, is gone. … Full Article

The $5.85 million Greek-Revival rowhouse and other recently sold Boerum Hill homes

We've got nothing against laundromats. But if you own a house, wouldn't you rather have the property next door be a handsome new condo building? The red-brick rowhouse at 87 Nevins St. has had it both ways. … Full Article

A Neo-Classical newspaper-printing plant and other Boerum Hill eye candy

There's a monumental building that looks kinda like a Neo-Classical temple and has the New York Times' name inscribed on a doorsill — on Third Avenue in Boerum Hill, of all places. … Full Article

East New York's Empire State Dairy wins landmark designation

Moooooo!

The old Borden Dairy in East New York is Brooklyn's newest landmark. … Full Article

Fall's finale in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Winter, spring, summer or fall, All you have to do is call. In every season, Brooklyn Bridge Park calls out to be seen. Sounds like Carole King's old song, doesn't it? … Full Article

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