Tag: real-estate

Plan to replace Park Slope’s iconic Grand Prospect Hall hits snag


Jan. 5, 2024 By Anna Bradley-Smith

After an ultimate-hour storm of protests failed to save Park Slope’s iconic Grand Prospect Hall, the wedding and event hall that had stood for over a century was razed in a jiffy, but the apartment building that will replace it is taking some time.

Wavy nine-story apartment building ascends in East Williamsburg


Jan. 4, 2024 By Anna Bradley-Smith & Cate Corcoran A nine-story apartment building with a curved and rippled facade like an Art Deco ocean liner is rising at the epicenter of one of the oldest settlements in Brooklyn. Benefiting from a rezoning and replacing the gas station that long held the corner of Bushwick and Metropolitan in East Williamsburg, the development will have 136 rentals, some of which will be affordable housing. The structure had reached six stories and dozens of workers were on site at 828 Metropolitan Avenue when Brooklyn Paper’s sister publication Brownstoner passed by last week. The…
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In 2023, Linden Street became a first for Bushwick


Jan. 1, 2024 By Anna Bradley-Smith

With 2023 on the way out, we take our annual look back at the Brooklyn buildings and neighborhoods considered significant enough to merit designation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission during the year.

East Flatbush to get 322 fully affordable apartments thanks to new development, Utica Crescent


Dec. 25, 2023 By Anna Bradley-Smith A new 100% affordable housing development planned for Rutland Road in East Flatbush dubbed Utica Crescent is moving forward, having secured a new-building permit and construction funding. The Utica Crescent complex is being built with state-financed tax-exempt bonds and subsidies as part of the Vital Brooklyn Initiative. The 12-story, two-building…
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Brooklyn real estate market moves sideways, third-quarter reports say

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Oct. 12, 2023 By Cate Corcoran

Call the Brooklyn real estate market sclerotic, but it’s neither crashing nor booming, according to third-quarter reports out today. In fact, the numbers mimic the market before Covid, although conditions have changed.