The Eagle reports that the building at 95 Rockwell Place, next to where BAM’s Theatre for a New Audience is being constructed, is on the market for $9.5 million. The property, which is used by a company called Track Data, could be torn down to make way for a tower. Brian Leary, one of the partners at CPEX, which has the listing, comments: “The zoning permits a whole host of possibilities. We have received interest from businesses interested in using the building, hotel developers interested in capitalizing on the property’s proximity to BAM and the Barclays Center, residential developers considering rentals or condos, and student housing providers who see the student population of Downtown Brooklyn and its surrounding neighborhoods steadily increasing.” About four years ago the city was making noise about seizing the property via eminent domain for an unspecified future development, but that obviously never happened.
Potential Development Site on Rockwell Place on Market for $9.25M [Eagle] GMAP
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Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Berean Missionary Baptist Church Address: 1635 Bergen Street Cross Streets: Utica and Rochester Avenues Neighborhood: Crown Heights/Weeksville Year Built: 1894 Architectural Style: English Gothic Architect: Benjamin Wright Landmarked: No, but should be The story: On August 11th, 1850, a group of Brooklyn abolitionists got together to found a […]
A tipster sent along these photos of Tripp & Cooper Cafe in Fort Greene, which the city closed Tuesday for operating without a permit. The cafe and coffee shop at 80 Dekalb Avenue, across the street from the Long Island University campus, opened in the fall of 2012. It served crepes, coffee, sandwiches and pastries. […]
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