Real Estate

Coignet Building in a cocoon: Lonely little Gowanus landmark will emerge as white butterfly after renovation

A shroud has descended on Gowanus' little lost landmark – the one that's nearly engulfed by a neighboring Whole Foods store. … Full Article

Court Street Funeral Home property sells for $4.55 million

From house of mourning to house of healing. Developer Stuart Venner is turning a Cobble Hill funeral parlor location into a doctors' office – and as a step forward in that plan, he just closed on the property purchase, city Finance Department records reveal. … Full Article

Greenpoint: Housing stock to cherish

Greenpoint's got an apartment house built by oil tycoon Charles Pratt – yes, the man who started the Pratt Institute – for neighborhood workers in the 1880s. … Full Article

Greenpoint: Foodies flock to waterfront restaurant, the Glasserie

Here's an adaptive reuse that's winning fans. Ground-floor space in a long-departed Greenpoint glass maker's factory – which is right up the street from the Greenpoint Landing mega-project site – is now a Middle Eastern restaurant. … Full Article

Greenpoint: Has the sale of the former Harte & Co. factory closed?

What will become of a much-admired – and highly polluted – Greenpoint industrial building, the former Harte & Co. factory, which may have just changed hands? … Full Article

Greenpoint: Mammoth waterfront makeover begins

The wheels are starting to turn on the construction of Greenpoint Landing – a mega-project that will fill 20 acres of the Greenpoint waterfront with about 5,000 apartments. … Full Article

Bushwick residents, elected officials march against 'negligent landlords'

As gentrification continues in Bushwick, some landlords will inevitably try to evict low-income tenants. … Full Article

Shovels hit the ground for affordable housing in East New York

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday joined developers and community members to break ground on a major new project in East New York that will create hundreds of apartments of affordable housing and space for community organizations. … Full Article

Surf's up ... at Urban Outfitters

The Urban Outfitters that opened Friday is taking a page from the "Go Local" playbook - by setting up a collection of merchandise from 40 Brooklyn-based artists and designers in the Williamsburg store. … Full Article

No booze for you! Opening of "Top Chef" winner Ilan Hall's restaurant at Williamsburg Urban Outfitters is delayed

Eat, drink and be merry at Williamsburg's new Urban Outfitters? Not until May Day.

The youth-oriented clothing chain with a bar-restaurant inside it opened Friday - minus the much-anticipated in-store eatery.
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