Pratt Institute architect Brent Porter and his students have designed a plan for Admiral’s Row that would involve preserving the 10 old buildings and also constructing a supermarket and a parking lot. The design would result in the restoration of the houses for commercial and community use, and put a supermarketâ€”one that’s smaller than the one the city wantsâ€”on old parade grounds. The proposal, which comes in advance of Tuesday evening’s public meeting at Borough Hall and days after Councilmember Letitia James expressed a willingness to preserve at least some of the buildings, does not come with a price tag.
Meet the New â€˜Row’ [Brooklyn Paper]
Guard Starts Talks ‘To Come Up With Alternatives’ For Row [Brownstoner]
James Opens Door to (Partial) Admiral’s Row Preservation [Brownstoner]
Model c/o Gordon LaPlante / Brent M. Porter and Associates for BP.
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There will be five homes, all with gardens or landscaped decks, on The Brooklyn Heights Association’s house tour this year. Also on the program are refreshments and guided tours of the sanctuary at the historic Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims. The tour takes place Saturday, May 10, from 1 to 5 pm. Tickets ($30 for members […]
Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: The Decatur Address: 142-144 Decatur Street Cross Streets: Corner Marcus Garvey Boulevard Neighborhood: Stuyvesant Heights Year Built: 1888 Architectural Style: Romanesque Revival Architect: George L. Morse Other work by architect: Temple Bar Building – Court Street, Franklin Trust – Montague Street, Abraham & Straus annex – Livingston Street, […]
Brooklyn-based real estate firm Realty Collective will open an office in Clinton Hill, its fourth location. The official opening of the office at 466 Grand Avenue will take place Sunday April 27, the firm said in a press release. The new location will also handle business in Fort Greene, Bed Stuy, Crown Heights and Prospect Heights. Its […]
OK, it’s really narrow and there are a lot of down lights but this Greenwood Heights house at 396A 19th Street looks pretty cute to us. Goes to show what some great rugs and Timorous Beasties wallpaper can do, right? That bath looks pretty slick, and we also like the new unpainted clapboard exterior. We’re not so […]