Real Estate

Spring comes early to Greenpoint

Nothing could be finer than the first taste of spring. Especially when it comes in winter. … Full Article

Report: Jehovah's Witnesses likely to get $80M less than expected for Watchtower building

As countless recent headlines have proclaimed Brooklyn’s real estate prices to be at an all-time high, it came as a bit of a shock that the value of the Watchtower’s Brooklyn Heights headquarters may have gone down by $80 million since last year. … Full Article

Housing construction in Borough Park, whatever the season

In Borough Park, families are large as a matter of religious belief. There's constant demand for additional housing. As in every Brooklyn neighborhood, construction work is done even when it's cold. … Full Article

Architectural eye candy — and actual candy — in Borough Park

One of the world's largest Orthodox Jewish populations outside of Israel is right here in B'KLYN. We're talking about Borough Park, the fascinating neighborhood south of Green-Wood Cemetery and east of Sunset Park. … Full Article

Three cheers for Lady Moody's House!

Three cheers for Lady Moody's house! It passed muster with the Landmarks Preservation Commission. … Full Article

Landmarks Preservation Commission tosses the Coney Island Pumping Station off its calendar

That's a slap in the face for Coney Island preservationists. Advocates who urged the city to grant landmark protection to the decommissioned Coney Island Pumping Station got bad news on Tuesday. … Full Article

Landmarking focus is sharply narrowed for Green-Wood Cemetery

Will Green-Wood Cemetery be landmarked? The answer is no, the city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) decided on Tuesday at a special public meeting at its Lower Manhattan headquarters. … Full Article

Landmarks Preservation Commission will decide the fate of seven Brooklyn historic sites on Tuesday

Decision day is almost here. Will Brooklyn's famed Green-Wood Cemetery be turned into a city landmark? Or will the question, which has been hanging fire since 1981, finally be answered No? … Full Article

Community Board 2 committee gives thumbs-up to development combining Brooklyn's tallest tower and landmarked Dime Savings Bank

Now that will be an interesting marriage. The tallest tower in Brooklyn is being combined in a single development project with one of the borough's greatest architectural icons, the former Dime Savings Bank. … Full Article

Will 35 78th St. get a reprieve from demolition?

The handsome — but unkempt — house at 35 78th St. is getting a reprieve from demolition. Maybe. The couple who had planned to tear down the single-family house on the corner of Narrows Avenue and build a new one are selling the property instead. … Full Article

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