After 69 years, Lane Bryant is shutting up shop in Downtown Brooklyn. The store, located at 380 Fulton Street, announced it is closing December 17. A sign outside the store Friday confirmed their departure.
This circa 1860 former lock tender’s cottage, located at 1314 Route 213 in High Falls, is on the market and perhaps ideal for someone looking for a weekend hideout, although it also spent years as a guest house.
These open house picks are four 19th century townhouses, all with notable historical details. The most ornate is also the most highly priced, reflecting its location in Park Slope.
The Salvation Army store at 22 Quincy Street in Clinton Hill has closed, although the warehouse is still accepting donations. The building, although little known, is a “major Brooklyn building,” as a Brownstoner commenter once put it, designed by renowned architect Francis Kimball in 1899 as a distribution center for tony Brooklyn department store Frederick Loeser & Company.
This handsome brick Italianate corner townhouse has all the things, so to speak, and it did even in 1871. “All the improvements…all in perfect order…fifteen minutes by three lines of cars to all the ferries,” a period listing proclaimed. It’s no less the case today with all the accouterments added in a recent renovation, doubling the price since a 2013 estate sale.
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