Real Estate

Rescue Me: Shuttered Greenpoint Catholic schools are resurrected as apartment houses

Malky Landau and Meir David Tabak have excellent taste in ecclesiastic architecture. … Full Article

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

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