In Borough Park, families are large as a matter of religious belief. There's constant demand for additional housing. As in every Brooklyn neighborhood, construction work is done even when it's cold. … Full Article
One of the world's largest Orthodox Jewish populations outside of Israel is right here in B'KLYN.We're talking about Borough Park, the fascinating neighborhood south of Green-Wood Cemetery and east of Sunset Park. … Full Article
That's a slap in the face for Coney Island preservationists.Advocates who urged the city to grant landmark protection to the decommissioned Coney Island Pumping Station got bad news on Tuesday. … Full Article
Will Green-Wood Cemetery be landmarked?The answer is no, the city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) decided on Tuesday at a special public meeting at its Lower Manhattan headquarters. … Full Article
Decision day is almost here.Will Brooklyn's famed Green-Wood Cemetery be turned into a city landmark? Or will the question, which has been hanging fire since 1981, finally be answered No? … Full Article
Now that will be an interesting marriage.
The tallest tower in Brooklyn is being combined in a single development project with one of the borough's greatest architectural icons, the former Dime Savings Bank. … Full Article
The handsome — but unkempt — house at 35 78th St. is getting a reprieve from demolition. Maybe. The couple who had planned to tear down the single-family house on the corner of Narrows Avenue and build a new one are selling the property instead. … Full Article