Denton Taylor drops a line to let us know that the crumbling building on 6th Avenue between 15th and 16th streets in the South Slope isn’t long for this world. A sidewalk shed has gone up around the house and demolition permits are on display. According to city records, the owner intends to build a four-family residence in its place. The vinyl siding covering the wood frame at 548 6th Avenue was removed from the house a couple months ago, and a few weeks ago a reader who lives nearby got in touch to say that he was worried the crumbling building might collapse.
Dilapidated South Slope Building a Hazard? [Brownstoner] GMAP
Underneath the Siding in the South Slope [Brownstoner]
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Our friends out at Northforker — a site all about the North Fork lifestyle — just launched a new site…
As always, the main event on July 4 is the Macy’s fireworks — which are back on the East River…
A new ice cream shop is coming to 115 Montague Street, almost directly across from the country’s first Haagen Dazs….
In Part 1, we met Clarence R. Van Buskirk – architect, engineer, preacher’s kid, and well-regarded Assistant Engineer for the…