New building alert!
Several floors of construction can be seen above the fence surrounding 237 Duffield St.
A 21-story, 105-unit apartment tower is planned there, Buildings Department filings show. … Full Article
Looking good.A residential tower that's under construction at 436 Albee Square is stretching skywards.The building will have 150 apartments and be 28 stories tall when the work is completed, city Buildings Department filings indicate. … Full Article
Now that's eclectic.Ennead Architects designed Brooklyn Museum's entry pavilion and plaza and its Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, a Medgar Evers College academic building and Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. … Full Article
Java junkies, take note: Downtown Brooklyn's hottest coffee shop is inside a discount department store.An outpost of Brooklyn Roasting Company can now be found in the middle of the new Century 21 at City Point. … Full Article
Thousands of tenants across the city are being forced to live in squalor by "unscrupulous" landlords, and the city's Public Advocate vowed this week to "never stop fighting" to ease their misery. … Full Article
There's talk about tearing down Our Lady of Loreto, a historic church building in the Ocean Hill section of Brownsville, and constructing affordable housing with space for a ground-floor cultural facility.That idea does not pass muster with Miriam Robertson. … Full Article