A Bed Stuy block association and Community Board 3 are fighting a proposed sprinkler law they say could devastate homeowners and tenants in Brooklyn and beyond. Introduced in 2018, Intro 1146B is coming up for review by the New York City Council Wednesday, December 2.
The annual Dyker Lights display will continue to convey holiday cheer this December, although the beloved spectacle will most likely take a more subdued form because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to one local leader.
Brooklyn continues to defy the conventional wisdom about the residential real estate market during the COVID-19 pandemic. Well-priced townhouses in move-in condition are selling in record time — even sparking bidding wars — and the number of signed contracts for all types of properties was up sharply in November compared to the same month last year.
This late 19th-century brownstone sports some traditional style with delicate plasterwork and original woodwork along with a nod to modern technology in the form of solar panels and an electric heating system.
While it’s on the narrow side, this pre-Civil War single family offers multiple floors of living space and some original details like wide-planked floorboards, marble mantels and a graciously curved staircase. Located in the Cobble Hill Historic District, the house at 195 Amity Street hasn’t changed hands since the 1970s but has had some updates along the way.
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