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Bonus photos: The Gowanus Whole Foods is always and forever an eater's wonderland

What's the point of food if you don't take photos of it? America is a nation of eaters who turn every meal into an Instagram image, to which we say Bravo! Food is fun to photograph in grocery aisles as well, of course. … Full Article

Forget food! Landlord wants 'Whole' truth about Whole Foods' landmark renovation

Attention Whole Foods: The Coignet Building's owner has a message for you. It's about that renovation you've been doing of the lonely little landmark tucked between two wings of your supermarket on the corner of Third Avenue and Third Street in Gowanus. … Full Article

Green-Wood's president supports landmarking of 'structures,' but not the entire cemetery

Green-Wood. Landmarking. If you think they go together like a horse and carriage, think again. … Full Article

Should these Brooklyn 'backlog' properties be landmarked? Speak now or forever hold your peace

Beware of landmarking fatigue. It's an expression we just made up, but it could be very real. … Full Article

Landmarks Preservation Commission approves condo plan for LICH jewel Polhemus Memorial Clinic

The ink is barely dry on LICH sale-closing documents — but condo-construction planning is already moving forward. … Full Article

Lovable Lesser-Known Landmarks: A Morris Montrose design plus other fine 19th-Century housing

Right this way to the Renaissance. One of the leading lights of late 19th-Century Brooklyn architecture, Montrose Morris, designed the Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment house at 480 Nostrand Ave. that bears this name. … Full Article

Lovable Lesser-Known Landmarks: A firehouse, a chocolate factory and more

Romanesque Revival reigns supreme at a fine old firehouse and a stellar stable. These buildings are two of the stars on a list of lovable lesser-known Brooklyn landmarks that we devised from consulting the National Register of Historic Places. … Full Article


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