Last week, we noticed that someone had proclaimed the development site on 3rd Street and 4th Avenue “the second-most littered sidewalk in Park Slope.” Yesterday, we came across the site that appears to have taken first place in the contest, the property next to the Lyceum on 4th Avenue near the corner of Union. There were also some saltier messages printed on the fence relating to bodily waste that have not been reprinted here. This is the parcel where an old Septa car took up space for years; it was sadly removed in July ’08 in advance of would-be development that never came to fruition.
4th Ave’s New ‘Littermark’ [Brownstoner]
Closing Bell: Goodbye, 4th Avenue Septa [Brownstoner] GMAP
Comment: Two out of four gone. Open House Picks 6/7/2013 [Brownstoner]
Remember the neighbors who were keen to protect the green space on the interior of their block from encroachment by a proposed rear addition at 115 Lincoln Place, above? Well, after the local community board nixed the proposal, the Landmarks Preservation Commission decided it didn’t care for it either, reported The Brooklyn Eagle. LPC asked […]
Fridays at 11, Brownstoner Upstate brings you a selection of properties within three hours north, and a little east or west, of New York City. For our purposes, the term “contemporary” in relation to home design is a broad term used to describe anything that can’t really be considered mid-century modern but is not cutting-edge […]
A look at Brooklyn, then and now. After the Civil War ended, the building boom in Brooklyn began to take up speed again. By the 1870s, speculative building in the city’s neighborhoods began earnest, as the rows of Italianate, Neo-Grec and Second Empire houses began defining the neighborhoods radiating out from Downtown. Those were heady […]
Every winter for the past five years, the Brooklyn Flea has moved indoors in December. For the past few years, the market’s been at One Hanson. This year, however, we’ve set up shop in a new 50,000-square-foot space at North 5th and Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg. There are about 125 flea vendors there to satisfy […]