Real Estate

Who's building houses in Gravesend these days?

Question: Who's building big houses in Gravesend these days?

Answer: Some important figures in New York City real estate and commerce.  … Full Article

Architectural eye candy, old and new, in Gravesend

Old and new together. The visual contrasts are fascinating. In a single neighborhood, you can see one of Brooklyn's oldest buildings, a street grid from the 1640s — and new mansions in a Syrian Jewish enclave. … Full Article

Kushner Cos. drops out of deal to buy a hotel from the Jehovah's Witnesses

The Kushner Cos. dropped out of a deal to buy a DUMBO residential hotel from the Jehovah's Witnesses.   … Full Article

See Dyker Heights without its famous holiday lights

These aren't vacation snapshots of villas on the Mediterranean. … Full Article

Jehovah’s Witnesses put massive DUMBO parking lot up for sale

The Watchtower is selling its massive parking lot at 1 York St., a prime site just north of the Brooklyn Bridge, in DUMBO. The property is the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ last site in DUMBO, though the religious organization still owns several properties in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Heights penthouse set to break borough price record

The penthouse at the old Standish Hotel at 171 Columbia Heights is set to break Brooklyn’s price record of $15.5 million by more than a million dollars, according to The Real Deal. … Full Article

Do you know the way to Parrott Place?

Do you know the way to Parrott Place? If you can answer this question without looking it up on your phone, you really know your way around Brooklyn. … Full Article

Where's the best place to photograph the new Kosciuszko Bridge?

The next time you feel the urge to photograph the handsome new Kosciuszko Bridge, tap that Uber app. Or hire a boat. … Full Article

Solidarity with Greenpoint

We are offering these photos as a way to say we stand with Greenpoint in protest against senseless violence. On Friday, Aug. 18, a Greenpoint resident named George Carroll was murdered near Monsignor McGolrick Park.  … Full Article

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