Brooklyn’s Second Apple Store to Open in Fort Greene Next Weekend
We’ve been hearing that construction crews were moving at rapid speed over the past few weeks, so it makes sense that an announcement was made this morning that the Apple Store at 300 Ashland Place in Fort Greene will open Saturday, December 2. This will be the second Apple Store in Brooklyn.
One of Clinton Hill’s carriage house rows is the cluster of mostly single-family homes on Waverly Avenue between Greene and Gates avenues in Clinton Hill, built in the 1800s to serve the tony mansions of the area’s many Gilded Age notables. The former carriage house at 433 Waverly Avenue has more recently been used for television productions.
When Rachel Dickstein moved to Brooklyn in 2003, the theater company she founded, called Ripe Time, operated out of her apartment. It wasn’t an ideal situation. Her dream was to be in South Oxford Space, a home to many local performance companies at 138 South Oxford Street in Fort Greene.
The Hotel Bossert at 98 Montague Street is a survivor from Brooklyn Heights’ grand old days as a busy hotel destination spot and social hub. Although not as large and all-encompassing as the Hotel St. George, the Bossert was certainly the most opulent of Brooklyn’s grand apartment hotels.
The listing doesn’t show much of this four-story Park Slope brownstone, and we suspect some work may be in store for the next owner. But there are details to restore and potential to unlock here — “here” being 142 Lincoln Place in the Park Slope Historic District.
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