Real Estate

Landmarks Preservation Commission approves new-house design for Clinton Hill lot

The owner of an empty lot in the Clinton Hill Historic District wants to build a house covered in pale-hued simulated travertine with an arched window soaring two stories above brushed-metal garage doors. … Full Article

Wealth-management firm buys 70 State St. in Brooklyn Heights

This Brooklyn Heights Historic District home sold for a pretty penny.

The red-brick rowhouse at 70 State St. was built in 1855 — and there's a two-car garage to go with it.  … Full Article

Plan to add garage to 149 Clinton St. in Brooklyn Heights

Garages are an oh-so-coveted amenity in brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods.
The new owner of 149 Clinton St. in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District plans to build one beside  his five-floor brick house. … Full Article

The Queen of Brooklyn Heights Houses is for sale, the Prince of the Promenade is not

The Queen of Brooklyn Heights Houses is for sale. The Prince of the Promenade is not.  … Full Article

Architectural eye candy in Vinegar Hill

It's a haven for history lovers. Where else in Brooklyn can you find rowhouses built when U.S. Founding Father James Monroe was President and a gated mansion designed by the venerable architect Charles Bulfinch? … Full Article

A lament for St. Ann's, a long-lost Vinegar Hill church

This is a lament for a long-lost church that was a proud piece of Irish-American heritage — the Roman Catholic Church of St. Ann. It was built in 1860, on the eve of the Civil War. … Full Article

Two Brooklyn Heights 'Bank Row' buildings are landmarked

Say hello to Brooklyn's new landmarks. Two stunning side-by-side buildings on Bank Row in Brooklyn Heights were both designated as individual city landmarks on Tuesday.   … Full Article

The Atlantic Avenue Shell station site is a sold-out condo project

The Shell station is gone, gone, gone. It sat on a prime Cobble Hill Historic District corner, at 112 Atlantic Ave. In its place, the skeleton of a four-story condo building is taking shape behind a construction fence. … Full Article

Last condos left at 160 Imlay St. will hit the sale market this spring

Ghost-white 160 Imlay St., which has been shrouded in black construction netting for oh so long, has a surprising new look. It's covered from top to bottom in tightly sealed sheets of plastic.  … Full Article

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