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Landmarks Preservation Commission okays installation of modern signage at Brooklyn's landmarked Carnegie libraries

Should modern digital-display signs be allowed to stand outside Brooklyn's landmarked libraries?

This is not a theoretical question. … Full Article

Jehovah's Witnesses start closing their Brooklyn Heights tunnels

The Watchtower, which has sold off many of its Brooklyn Heights properties, is starting to shut down the tunnels that connect them.
Last week, the Jehovah's Witnesses deactivated one of the tunnels that connect their big Brooklyn Heights residential buildings by fillin … Full Article

Sheepshead Bay, a favorite waterfront hideaway

There are Instagram-worthy sights at every turn in Sheepshead Bay. The waterfront neighborhood was a vacation resort back in the day. A big, beautiful vacation home that was built around 1870 and still survives at 2235 Emmons Ave. reminds us of this fact. … Full Article

Sheepshead Bay, old and new: Flood-prone bungalows are being rebuilt or sold

Evil Sandy. Superstorm Sandy, which slammed into New York City on Oct. 29, 2012, did dire damage to some of Sheepshead Bay's old-fashioned bungalows.  … Full Article

Sheepshead Bay, old and new: Condos where El Greco Diner stood

Ship ahoy!

Sails are billowing along the shoreline in Sheepshead Bay. … Full Article

Record-breaking Brooklyn Heights house sales, past and possibly future

Will a Brooklyn Heights Historic District rowhouse once again become the priciest house sold in the borough? If there's a winner in this sweepstakes, it is no longer likely to be 146 Willow St. The asking price of the stunning renovated brownstone had been $16 million. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights brownstone needs TLC

Sad-looking 194 Columbia Heights has been languishing forever and a day. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights eyesore begins major makeover

Here's a piece of promising news for Brooklyn Heights Historic District residents: Work is underway in earnest to reconstruct a pre-Civil War house that is one of the area's few eyesores. … Full Article

The $10.7 million condo and other Pierhouse tales

Ka-ching! Brooklyn Heights couple Timothy and Stephanie Ingrassia have made the priciest purchase to date of a Pierhouse condo — for $10,669,579, city Finance Department records indicate. … Full Article

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