Real Estate

Matt Damon mulling move to historic Brooklyn Heights mansion

Actor Matt Damon is determined to find a nice, cozy home in Brooklyn. The property he’s looking at may be nice and cozy, but it also has the biggest price tag of any house for sale in Brooklyn, $40 million. … Full Article

CVS coming to Neptune/Sixth in Coney Island

A new retail/residential development currently under construction in Coney Island is starting to attract commercial tenants, according to the property developer. … Full Article

Construction Update: The Pierrepont in Brooklyn Heights

There's a gap in the streetscape on Brooklyn Heights' preeminent commercial corridor. But not for long. … Full Article

Construction update: The Caesura in the Brooklyn Cultural District

Everything's coming up roses — or rather, Rose's — at this Brooklyn Cultural District development site. (Yes, that's a reference to the song from the musical “Gypsy.”)  … Full Article

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

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