Did you know Park Slope was home to three major league baseball parks back in the day? FIPS pointed us to this Wikipedia entry on Washington Park, three fields located around 3rd Street and 4th Avenue from 1883 until about 1914. The teams to play on the site included the Atlantics, the Superbas (who also went by the Dodgers) and the Brooklyn Tip-Tops.
Park Slope’s Ye Olde Minor League Baseball Team [FIPS]
Photo via Wikipedia
Today, Forest City Ratner started stacking its modular apartments onto the frame of the Atlantic Yards B2 tower, which will become the world’s largest modular building. The first mod went up at 3:30 am today, according to Atlantic Yards Report. Photo by Forest City Ratner
Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Originally Street Cleaning Dept. Depot, now Department of Sanitation/ Dept. of Environmental Protection Address: 350 Flushing Avenue Cross Streets: Corner Kent Avenue and Taaffe Place Neighborhood: Bedford Stuyvesant Year Built: 1903-1904 Architectural Style: Medieval Fortress Architect: Unknown Landmarked: No The story: I’ve always wanted to know what this […]
After a soft opening last week, a medical office providing pediatrics, gynecology and general medical care officially opened at 18 Adams Street in Dumbo Monday. Leaf Medical founders Janelle and Peter Sunwoo have been Dumbo residents for more than eight years. They plan to open a second location in Carroll Gardens on Smith and President […]
This three-story-plus-basement brownstone at 101 Macon Street has lots of pretty details and is currently set up as a triplex over a garden-floor rental. There’s a whimsical screen, stained glass, eight very nice late 19th-century mantels, and what looks like two original windows. Most buyers will probably want to update, although the bathrooms and kitchens […]
This loft at 50 Bridge Street in Dumbo has been on the market since the summer for $699,000. While the 980-square-foot pad is not as fancy as most apartments in Dumbo these days, it is priced relatively inexpensively and is in move-in condition. So what’s the hold-up? Could be that the low-ceiling mezzanine that rings […]