Real Estate

Actors Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany, who owned a limestone mansion in Park Slope for several years, are reportedly the purchasers of a $15.5 million Brooklyn Heights townhouse. … 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

Come see Vinegar Hill, DUMBO's quaint, quirky cousin

Commandants. Cobblestones. A Con Ed substation. What a combo. No other Brooklyn neighborhood is quite like Vinegar Hill. … Full Article

Some Atlantic Avenue landlords oppose expansion of Boerum Hill Historic District

Leave us out of it! Some landlords on Atlantic Avenue are mounting a last-minute campaign to keep the blocks between Hoyt and Nevins streets out of the proposed expansion of the Boerum Hill Historic District, claiming the landmark status will affect the value of their buildings. … Full Article

The tallest building in Brooklyn begins its rise to the top

Things are looking up!

Construction is about to begin on Brooklyn's tallest building — the borough’s first thousand-footer that will rival the highest skyscrapers of Manhattan.  … Full Article

Come see landmark-worthy South Midwood

Queen Anne. Princess Anne. Freestanding Colonial Revival. They are such stuff as dreams are made on — yes, that's a Shakespeare line — if you love Victorian architecture. … Full Article

Come see landmark-worthy Caton Park and the Parade Ground where Sandy Koufax played baseball

What a magic place for baseball fans. The tiny neighborhood known as Caton Park is nestled up against the Prospect Park Parade Ground — where pros who earned at least 50 World Series rings played amateur baseball in their youth. … Full Article

The million-dollar ghost on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade

The owner of a decrepit Brooklyn Heights brownstone that could sell for millions is in danger of losing the house to foreclosure — for the second time! — if he doesn’t pay $55,000 in overdue taxes. … Full Article

BDE TWITTER FEED

  • Most Viewed
  • Most Commented
  • Most Shared
  • Past:
  • 1 day
  • 1 week
  • 1 month
  • 1 year