Real Estate

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

Bath Beach eyesore 85 Bay 8th St. sells for almost $1 Million

Drama, drama and more drama. So many people showed up for the five-hour sale closing that they couldn't all fit into the conference room. The deal was so complex that the closing was postponed — twice. It didn't get done till the third time it was scheduled. … Full Article

Previous owner pleads: Please landmark Lady Moody's House

Landmark This House. Please. Vivian Solmo has changed her mind about the historic home her family owned for many years — the famous old Gravesend property that's known as Lady Moody's House. … Full Article

Preservationist titan Otis Pearsall opposes the landmarking of Green-Wood Cemetery

One of the living legends of landmarking, Otis Pearsall, opposes the landmarking of Green-Wood Cemetery. … Full Article

Landmarking Commission considers backlogged Brooklyn properties today

A half-century is a looong time to wait. Today's the big day for seven historic Brooklyn properties that were first considered for city landmarks designation up to 50 years ago — when John Lindsay was mayor. … Full Article

As long as there's no hurricane on the horizon, we love the Greenpoint ferry

Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. The East River, thank you very much. The other day we went to visit a new arrival on the Greenpoint waterfront, Brooklyn Barge Bar. … Full Article

Greenpoint eye candy

Greenpoint is so groovy. It's got some hipster flare, but not enough to be irritating to the rest of us. It's got traces of its Polish heritage, so there are interesting places to buy Polish pastries and books. … Full Article

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