Brobos and Gods
And so goes the endless cycle of Brooklyn’s gentrification. As if Michelle Williams, Gyllengaard, and Steve Buscemi weren’t enough, there’s a new Hollywoodienne in the borough, and yes, she’s also an Oscar nominee. City records show that Amy Ryan and her husband, former SNL writer Eric Slovin, have purchased a $3.1 million apartment in Brooklyn Heights.
After today’s story on the Watchtower and it’s holdings in Brooklyn Heights, we thought it would be helpful to give you a deeper sense of the residential properties currently on the market in Brooklyn Heights.
In the following slides you can get a look at the properties that are being marketed and sold by Read More
NBA legend and nascent developer Magic Johnson has engendered even more criticism and controversy for his ongoing renovation of the Mason Mints Factory building in Brooklyn Heights, as the Daily News reports, and now things are turning litigious.
Walt Whitman, Truman Capote, Simon Rich–Brooklyn Heights has long been home to some of New York’s best-known writers. Now, America’s oldest suburb can welcome Austin Ratner to its ranks.
A Johns Hopkins-trained doctor, Mr. Ratner has penned the textbook Concepts in Medical Physiology as well as the far less technical The Jump Artist, a novel Read More
Brooklyn. Home to baby yoga, mouse taxidermy and… you, provided you have $1.4 million lying around for this Prudential Douglas Elliman property on Joralemon Street in Brooklyn Heights.
The duplex features two-and-a-half beds (a custom-built loft can be used as an office or a bedroom), three baths and double-height Read More
under the bridge
Brooklyn Heights is often considered America’s first suburb, home to the commercial and financial giants of its day who wanted to escape the muck of the city for a more bucolic setting. Yet the area lacks one amenity that is a quintessential part of so many suburbs today–parking!
Not so at this converted carriage house Read More
on the waterfront
Those effete, entitled Brooklynites are at it again. Now they want tour buses all but banned from Brooklyn Bridge Park.
The issue, according to The Brooklyn Paper, is not the tourists themselves–never!–but the fact that the streets surrounding the waterfront have gotten clogged with tour buses, double- and triple-parked ever since the Read More
Oh, those entitled Brooklyn Heightsies. They decry the thought of condos lining Brooklyn Bridge Park — thus supporting the new greensward’s ongoing maintenance — because it would block their harbor views. Yet they also do not want to pay new taxes to help fund the park, even though the proposal helped State Senator Read More
A sign near the entrance of a $1.075 million three-bedroom apartment on 96 Schermerhorn Street politely asks visitors to remove their shoes.
“Eighty percent of contaminants come into the apartment on your shoes from the street,” broker Cara Sadownick said on Sunday, in stocking feet.
The apartment, like many others in Brooklyn Heights, has been Read More
From Brownstoner: "Talk about a trophy property. 88 Remsen Street, in Brooklyn Heights, sold for $10,800,000, nosing out 140 Columbia Heights—which went for $10.75M in ’06—as the most expensive house sale ever reported in Brooklyn Heights, and one of the priciest residential properties ever to change hands Read More