Domino Park officially opened Sunday — the fanfare included acrobatics, music and performances — and was flooded with children all weekend. Sunday’s overcast and drizzly skies didn’t deter them from jumping into the fountain or climbing the Domino Sugar Refinery-themed playground equipment.
At 263 11th Street, on a historic Park Slope block unfortunately not protected by any historic designation, this single-family brick home is lovely but in need of some love. The compact three-story house has a number of original details and has had the same owner since 1984, but it’s in estate condition and needs work — possibly in the $500,000 range.
Dangerously unstable and locked for more than a decade, BAM Park in Fort Greene has suddenly reopened. Whether the crumbling underlying structure that made the park dangerous to walk in — the park sits on top of the Fulton Street G train stop — has been fixed is unclear.
As quickly as it opened, BAM Park has closed once again. But what does Spike Lee have to do with it? Turns out the opening was a mistake.
This week we have four quaint 19th century townhouses scattered from Gowanus to Bed Stuy, including one standout Clinton Hill home with a striking facade. Two of the homes require work, and two are recently renovated.
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