The Lady Moody house in Gravesend. Photo by Kate Leonova for PropertyShark
If the Landmarks Preservation Commission took a vote this minute on what to landmark based entirely on oral public testimony Thursday morning at the first of its unprecedented series of backlog hearings at its downtown Manhattan headquarters, the Coney Island Pumping Station would be designated and Green-Wood Cemetery would not. (more…)
The Hudson Valley and Catskills’ rich, varied history means fertile grounds for ghost hunting. If haunted-house attractions aren’t going to fulfill your Halloween hankering for something hair-raising, plan a visit to one of these truly haunted destinations in the Hudson Valley and Catskills instead. (more…)
Williamsburg-based freelance art director and designer Adam Chang recently completed his digitization of every Brooklyn subway station mosaic. Brownstoner got the chance to talk to Adam about the project, his inspirations, and the G train.
A Brownstoner reader has an upcoming walkthrough with a DOB inspector for a two-family home renovation.
Our project, a 2 family Alt2 renovation, started with a self certification (Directive 14). At that time I was told that there would be a very high chance that we would be audited before sign off and that’s what’s happening next week. Both electrical and plumbing have been signed off, electrical with a physical DOB inspection and plumbing by the plumber himself. My expeditor asked for a final sign off and we got notified of a request for a “PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION COMPLIANCE AUDIT”
I’ll be doing the walkthrough on my own with the DOB inspector, are there any does or don’ts I should be aware of? What do I need to have with me besides the drawings and amendments? Almost everything is done according to the drawings but there are obviously a few things here and there that are a little different….