Real Estate

Actors Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany, who owned a limestone mansion in Park Slope for several years, are reportedly the purchasers of a $15.5 million Brooklyn Heights townhouse. … Full Article

Say bye-bye to this Victorian beauty in Homecrest

See it soon, while there's still time. A beautiful yellow Victorian house stands at 2068 E. 14th St. in Homecrest. A huge circular sun porch topped by a turret makes it especially eye-catching. But soon the wrecking ball will be swinging. … Full Article

Do you know the way to Homecrest by the Sea?

By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea. Can you hear this song from long ago wafting on the summer breeze? … Full Article

Former Lundy's, Sheepshead Bay's only landmark, gets 'thumbs down' for new lighting proposal

Let there be light.

But don't do it by cluttering the building's facade. … Full Article

Icons of the North Brooklyn shoreline seen from the NYC Ferry

Don't let the tourists have all the fun.

Take that ferry ride from Brooklyn Bridge Park to Williamsburg. You know you want to.  … Full Article

Sayonara! Jehovah's Witnesses' iconic Watchtower sign to be removed

Brooklyn’s skyline has undergone a lot of changes recently, but none perhaps more dramatic than this. It’s time to say farewell to the Jehovah's Witnesses' famed "Watchtower" emblem that has stood perched over Brooklyn Heights for decades. … Full Article

Construction updates on Williamsburg's Hotel Row, AKA Wythe Avenue

I only have eyes for you, dear. That classic Harry Warren-Al Dubin tune comes to mind when we walk up Wythe Avenue. … Full Article

How sweet it is: Domino Sugar site's 325 Kent Ave. is looking fine

Every day, it looks more like the renderings. … Full Article

Public review process moves forward for 925-foot skyscraper planned for 80 Flatbush Ave.

This is a tale of two towers, plus two public schools. One tower, designed to soar 925 feet in the air, is among the tallest skyscrapers ever planned in the borough of Brooklyn. … Full Article

Pratt Sculpture Park is a Clinton Hill treasure

Here's looking at you, kid. At one end of the lawn, a massive head gazes serenely at visitors. It's a sculpture called “Brickhead: Yemanja.”   At another end of the lawn, an equally massive work called “Leucantha” gives folks the eye.   … Full Article

Joseph Steele's 1840s frame house and other Clinton Hill eye candy

I'm Still Standing, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, as Elton John would say. There's a fine frame house built around 1845 — which can be found right at a busy intersection in Clinton Hill. … Full Article

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