Real Estate

Little Odessa, aka Brighton Beach, is a cure for the Autumnal Blues

Nostalgia for summer is setting in. A good antidote is a day at the beach — Brighton Beach, aka Little Odessa. … Full Article

Apartment building design for Atlantic Avenue gas station site needs a tuneup, Landmarks Preservation Commission decides

Back to the drawing board, Mister Byrns. What's better for a landmarked brownstone Brooklyn neighborhood — a gas station or a new apartment house with lots of glass on its façade? … Full Article

Extra Lefferts Manor eye candy

So yeah, people praise moderation as a virtue. But really, there is no such thing as too much architectural eye candy. Here is an extra helping of it from Lefferts Manor. … Full Article

Lefferts Manor: Who's buying those lovely single-family homes

Ah, those cherished single-family homes in Lefferts Manor. When they go on the market, people notice. … Full Article

Lefferts Manor: All In The (Single) Family

It's A Family Affair in Lefferts Manor. A Single-Family Affair, that is. (What would Sly and the Family Stone think about this twist to their song lyric?) … Full Article

Construction updates for various DUMBO residential developments

Progress, progress, progress, all over the place. Construction work is moving forward nicely at DUMBO residential developments we've spotlighted in the past year, and a couple new ones as well. … Full Article

From forks to fancy condos at 51 Jay St. in DUMBO

Knives, forks, spoons, condos. This word sequence makes sense if you're talking about 51 Jay St. … Full Article

December's the move-in date for the first tenants of Walentas' Dock Street development in DUMBO

Before you know it, tenants will be living in a new apartment building thisclose to the Brooklyn Bridge. … Full Article

DUMBO is so photogenic, it's ridiculous

Seriously. If this place were any more picturesque, it would be a crime. We were walking around DUMBO recently to eyeball its residential construction sites. As any self-respecting tourist can tell you, the neighborhood is rip-roaringly scenic.  … Full Article

Here’s everyone's favorite street for photos in DUMBO

DUMBO's Washington Street is where it's at as far as photographers are concerned. Whether they're selfie-snappers or wielders of long-angle lenses, hordes of picture-takers gravitate to the end of the street closest to the Manhattan Bridge.  … Full Article

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