There hasn’t been word about 9 Old Fulton Street—a building that was destroyed in a fire years ago—for more than a year, when the lot’s owner presented plans to the community board to build a four-story structure with three apartments and commercial space on the ground floor. A variance request for the new project was recently filed with the Board of Standards and Appeals since the lot isn’t zoned for commercial use, but plans for the structure have already been approved by Landmarks. One of the developers, Tony Prano, told us yesterday that work on the building should start within the next few months provided the BSA gives its blessing. This lot is next door to 11-15 Old Fulton Street, a series of dilapidated buildings that were recently put up for sale.
New Life for 9 Old Fulton Street [Brownstoner] GMAP
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Scaffolding has gone up on the side of the Coignet Building next to Whole Foods, above, where it appears the grocer is finally making good on its obligation to repair the landmark, Gowanus Your Face Off reported. As we noted previously, in December a renovation permit was approved and Whole Foods was fined $3,000 by the […]
Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Private house Address: 218 Arlington Avenue Cross Streets: Corner Ashford Street Neighborhood: Cypress Hills Year Built: Around 1900 Architectural Style: Queen Anne Architect: Unknown Landmarked: No The story: Cypress Hills has a fine collection of housing stock that brings a smile to the face of most old house lovers. […]
The owners of Berry Park are working on a new bar nearby in Greenpoint called Northern Territory, which will host a soft opening tonight. Just like Berry Park, Northern Territory is a large converted warehouse space with rustic wooden decor and a rooftop bar. Hidden behind an unassuming door at 12 Franklin Street on the corner […]
The details at 140 St. Johns Place are strikingly similar to the Ortner house at 272 Berkeley Place, but it’s been recently updated and is set up as an owner’s triplex over a garden-floor two-bedroom rental. The proportions of the four-story brownstone appear majestic, at least in the photos, and there is every kind of elaborate […]