Real Estate

Jehovah’s Witnesses put massive DUMBO parking lot up for sale

The Watchtower is selling its massive parking lot at 1 York St., a prime site just north of the Brooklyn Bridge, in DUMBO. The property is the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ last site in DUMBO, though the religious organization still owns several properties in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Heights penthouse set to break borough price record

The penthouse at the old Standish Hotel at 171 Columbia Heights is set to break Brooklyn’s price record of $15.5 million by more than a million dollars, according to The Real Deal. … Full Article

Do you know the way to Parrott Place?

Do you know the way to Parrott Place? If you can answer this question without looking it up on your phone, you really know your way around Brooklyn. … Full Article

Where's the best place to photograph the new Kosciuszko Bridge?

The next time you feel the urge to photograph the handsome new Kosciuszko Bridge, tap that Uber app. Or hire a boat. … Full Article

Solidarity with Greenpoint

We are offering these photos as a way to say we stand with Greenpoint in protest against senseless violence. On Friday, Aug. 18, a Greenpoint resident named George Carroll was murdered near Monsignor McGolrick Park.  … Full Article

Construction progress at The Greenpoint

Before you know it, people will be riding NYC Ferry boats to eat at Marcus Samuelsson’s very first Brooklyn restaurant. … Full Article

Demolition is underway at Our Lady of Loreto in Brownsville

Day by day, Our Lady of Loreto is disappearing.

Workers have started demolishing a historic church in the Ocean Hill section of Brownsville that community activists have been fighting to save. … Full Article

Jehovah’s Witnesses sell two prime Brooklyn Heights properties to Hawkins Way Capital

California Dreamin’ — on Columbia Heights. A Los Angeles-based real-estate investment firm is the buyer of two prime Watchtower residential properties located in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District. … Full Article

Million-dollar home sales in Mapleton

It's a little bit Bensonhurst, a little bit Borough Park. And it's got a stunning cemetery. … Full Article

Washington Cemetery is a historic treasure

Ten thousand fans rioted at her grave. Crowds at Washington Cemetery went wild at Brooklyn-born Hollywood actress Lilyan Tashman's March 1934 burial. … Full Article

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