His name may not be as well known as the other architectural greats who worked in Newburgh, N.Y., but Thornton M. Niven designed a number of buildings that are part of the 19th century architectural story of the city.
There’s room to spread out in this early 20th century brick row house, which also has curb appeal and some period details remaining on the interior. It’s located just behind the Bay Ridge Parkway-Doctors’ Row Historic District at 453 76th Street.
A neighbor wants to fence off a section of their shared driveway and a homeowner isn’t sure if this is something that they should, or can, permit.
The photographs of people on the street Francesca Magnani takes every day document how New Yorkers have been coping with the virus. Originally from Padua, Italy, the writer and photographer has been living in Brooklyn for more than 15 years, and her work has been featured in a solo show at Photoville and many publications, including Brownstoner.
Clothing boutique Bird has permanently closed its Park Slope store, its first, after 21 years in the neighborhood. Its other locations, in Fort Greene, Cobble Hill and Williamsburg, will reopen, according to a sign posted on the window.
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