Real Estate

Anchors aweigh for #GetOnBoard support campaign for the Mary A. Whalen

Carolina Salguero is a woman with a mission. She wants you to share it. She rescued a decommissioned oil tanker, the Mary A. Whalen, and spent a decade nailing down a long-term berth for the historic vessel that's accessible to the public. … Full Article

Odd Brooklyn spots we love

Hungry Eyes. (Can you hear that old Eric Carmen song from “Dirty Dancing” in your head? Consider yourself ear-wormed.) Our visual appetite for interesting buildings is immense. … Full Article

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


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