Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, and New York's literary scene are losing an icon.
One delightful street that keeps appearing in images is the charming Verandah Place in Cobble Hill.
This striking-looking apartment complex in Cobble Hill was built in 1879 by civic reformer Alfred Tredway White. Air, light, affordability and profitability were all part of his vision of housing for the working poor.
Some lucky person just snapped up one of the most coveted spots in Cobble Hill — a rental in one of Warren Place’s charming Mews houses. Built for workingmen in the late 1870s and beloved by many, these diminutive Gothic homes aren’t often found for sale, let alone rent.
This striking townhouse, at 132 Kane Street in Cobble Hill, comes to us via Dixon, the Australian firm that’s been buying, renovating and renting Brooklyn townhouses at a furious clip in recent years. With its modernist design, this one’s a departure for the group, which has restored quite a few historic Brooklyn properties.
Said design was “inspired by early-20th-century modern French architects and designers such as Le Corbusier, Robert Mallet Stevens, Pierre Chareau, and Jean Prouve,” according to the listing, from Dixon Leasing’s Joshua Carney. The result “exhibits a refined industrialism paired with understated luxury.”
“You have an association with a long history,” City Council Member Stephen Levin told a crowd of frustrated Cobble Hill residents outside City Hall Wednesday morning, “Keep on fighting the good fight.”
The community group Cobble Hill Association and its supporters are demanding Mayor de Blasio help hammer out a new and better plan for the controversial redevelopment of the former Long Island College Hospital campus in Cobble Hill.
Mere days after developer Fortis said it’s considering building a 260,000-square-foot mega-dorm at the former Long Island College Hospital site, the firm has released renderings and details of its newly updated plans via a website, launched Tuesday.
Former LICH building the Polhemus Memorial Clinic at 350 Henry Street in Cobble Hill
The twists and turns in one of Brooklyn’s biggest real estate controversies continue, as developers, locals, and the city struggle over the former Long Island College Hospital site.
No Sleep Till — you get over ask?
In a surprise move, developer Fortis has filed new-building applications with the Department of Buildings to build seven townhouses on part of the former site of Long Island College Hospital. Development of the huge site is highly controversial, and few details have been settled.