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Salvaging Vintage Pieces from the ‘Catacombs’ of 110

In this week’s Talk of the Town, the New Yorker gives us a tantalizing description of some of the old fixtures which adorned the inside of our building before the renovation when it still was the “old Board of Ed building,” including old-style fonts, glass partitions, and vintage plumbing. Plus, another perspective on the legendary […]

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CityPoint Steel Rising & Other Downtown Brooklyn Updates

The steel for the planned CityPoint development is already making its presence known on Albee Square — a sense of the building envelope can be seen above.   There are many other goings-on downtown as well, among them: Interior demo at the future Shake Shack looks like it has begun (at the former pizza place […]

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Boerum Place Sidewalk Improvements Outlined

The mysterious fluorescent-orange outline above represents a welcome improvement to the street crossings along Boerum Place. These planned curb-widenings at intersections are known as “neck downs,” and are just some of the 100 such traffic calming measures slated for the Downtown Brooklyn area. By creating extra sidewalk real estate, the extensions will make the street […]

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