Real Estate

Jonathan F.P. Rose talks about the future of cities

By the end of this century, 85 percent of the world's population will live in cities. The future of civilization depends on whether cities can survive an array of looming threats ranging from climate change to terrorism. … Full Article

Gotham Organization's Brooklyn roots run deep

The developer of The Ashland, the Brooklyn Cultural District's glam new apartment tower, has Brooklyn roots that run deep. “My great-grandfather built the Brooklyn Post Office,” David Picket, president of Gotham Organization, said in a recent interview. … Full Article

First residents move into The Ashland

The construction of a glam new neighbor for BAM is nearly finished. All the work should be completed at The Ashland by Nov. 1 at the latest. … Full Article

Which way to the Fillmore Place Historic District?

This must be the place. As in Fillmore Place. If you go to the movies at Williamsburg Cinemas, you've probably walked right past the sweet Williamsburg street. It's a short block away from the theater. Take a right turn off Driggs Avenue, and there you are. … Full Article

Where's Waldo? Williamsburg landmarks you should find

Hipsters. Hasidim. Hispanics. With so much to keep track of on the streets of vividly diverse Williamsburg, some of the landmarks in the waterfront neighborhood might have escaped your notice.  … Full Article

Katie Merz's 'glyphs' make Williamsburg development a selfie magnet

Selfie magnet.

Brooklyn-born artist Katie Merz has turned a façade of a Williamsburg residential conversion into a gigantic canvas for mesmerizing pictograms. … Full Article

Which way to the Statue House?

Batman lives in Bensonhurst. We saw him the other day, standing in the driveway at 2056 85th St., his cape billowing in the breeze. Marilyn Monroe and Humphrey Bogart were there too. … Full Article

Landmarked Bensonhurst church needs funds to finish restoration

These building blocks came from Holland — three centuries ago, when the Dutch colonized Brooklyn. The austere, beautiful façade they're part of can be found in Bensonhurst. … Full Article

A Brooklyn Heights house's quaint shingles are destined for the dumpster

Say sayonara to those lovable fish scale shingles. … Full Article

Ten things you should eat in Bay Ridge

Food, glorious food. There are scores of palate-pleasing treats in Bay Ridge restaurants and bakeries. To whet your appetite for the culturally diverse fare in the southwest Brooklyn waterfront neighborhood, we've made a short list of 10 things you should try. … Full Article

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