It’s been a while since we checked in on the Strong Place construction site, where three townhouses are slated rise. Work on the empty lot, situated at the corner of Strong Place and Kane Street in Cobble Hill, began this week and will last for the next few months. If all goes well, actual construction will start in April and last another 15 months. The project is designed by CWB Architects and developed by Brennan Realty Services. Here’s a rendering of what it will look like. You can read about developer Donald Brennan’s plans, and how he acquired the site right here. And here’s the interesting history of the site itself. The townhouses are not on the market right now.
Strong Place Townhouses Construction Blog: Intro [Brownstoner]
Townhouse Trio Planned in Cobble Hill [Brownstoner]
Museum of City of New York Does Second Exhibit of Hurricane Sandy Photos [Untapped] Williamsburgh v. Williamsburg – Where That Extra “h” Comes From [Untapped] Photos of $6,500-a-Month Oceana Penthouse Are Disappointing [Sheepshead Bites] Lights! Lights! Lights! How New York’s Craziest Christmas Homes Deck Their Walls [Curbed] $1 Million Mega Million Ticket Sold in Bensonhurst [Bensonhurst Beans] Welcome to… The Johnsons, in Bushwick [Bedford+Bowery] Next Year, […]
Franklin Avenue’s arts and community space, Launchpad, is hosting a holiday arts and crafts fair this Saturday. The Built in Brooklyn craft fair will feature jewelry, clothing, cards, gifts, soaps, perfumes and treats from a variety of local vendors and artisans. There will be all-natural body care products, locally made cookies, vintage clothing, handmade ceramics […]
Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Row houses Address: 317-347 Senator Street, also 318-370 Senator Street Cross Streets: 3rd and 4th avenues Neighborhood: Bay Ridge Year Built: 1906-1912 Architectural Style: Renaissance Revival Architect: Fred Eisenla Other buildings by architect: Row houses in Park Slope, specifically on 3rd St, between 7th and PPW. Also many similar […]
Cafe Habana is expanding its operations in Brooklyn with Habana To Go. It’s located at 690 Fulton in Fort Greene, right across the street from Habana Outpost, the chain’s solar powered restaurant with a huge outdoor space that is now closed for the season. Habana To Go will offer takeout and delivery, according to the […]
Today’s HOTD is yet another apparently well maintained Bed Stuy beauty that has been in the same family for many years. We see original Lincrusta (or Anaglypta) in the entry hall, wood work with exuberant crown moldings that could perhaps be described as Egyptian, plaster medallions that recall the Neo-Grec, original doors, parquet, plaster cornices, […]