Real Estate

Take a look at Gowanus buildings that activists want landmarked

Preserve our industrial past! That's the rallying cry of the Gowanus Landmarking Coalition, an alliance of civic groups and neighborhood residents. … Full Article

Amenities seen as major focus for young people’s apartments

Young professionals are expecting a high degree of amenities in their Brooklyn apartments, and these are often more important to them than what most people consider the basics. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s raging real estate boom hits a calm patch

In the long-running saga of Brooklyn’s real estate boom, a bit of stability seems to have emerged. Tech and media companies keep reliably migrating from Manhattan to Brooklyn. The oversupply of new rental apartments in the Downtown Brooklyn area seems to be easing. … Full Article

Endless possibilities for last undeveloped piece of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Call it Emily's Esplanade. Or Emily's Garden. Residents of DUMBO and Fulton Ferry Landing say the last undeveloped site in Brooklyn Bridge Park should be named to honor Emily Roebling. … Full Article

Come stroll through Greenpoint, everybody’s favorite waterfront neighborhood

When you’re craving some quality time in Greenpoint, it’s only fitting that you get there on a ferry. The waterfront plays a key role in the neighborhood’s history.  … Full Article

Greenpoint landmark 144 Franklin St. hits the market

Icon for sale! The most recognizable building in Greenpoint is up for grabs. Potential buyers have already made multiple offers for the landmarked 1890s eye-catcher known as 144 Franklin St., aka the Mechanics and Traders Bank of Brooklyn. … Full Article

The Coney Island Boardwalk gets landmarked, here's what that means

A city panel unanimously declared the Coney Island Boardwalk a scenic landmark on Tuesday — but the move will not protect the iconic tourist attraction from being paved over or replaced with plastic planks. … Full Article

What can you get, and how much will it cost you, in Sunset Park?

Just add gentrification? The city’s announcement this week that it will create hundreds of jobs by enlarging the port in Sunset Park raised an immediate question for those would-be workers: Where are they going to live? … Full Article

Community board knocks down plan for supertall tower at 80 Flatbush

Community Board 2 overwhelmingly rejected a proposed supertall skyscraper that opponents call “a Chrysler Building” on the edge of Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

What can you rent for $6,600 in Vinegar Hill?

Blame it on the Greek Revival rowhouse. … Full Article


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