A Monument to Brooklyn Past – One Hanson Place

One Hanson Place, more commonly known as the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower, has served the Brooklyn skyline well for almost a century.   Prior to the recent building boom in the borough, the multi-tiered Art Deco structure provided a beacon for Brooklynites. Essentially, it was a tower of one from 1929 to 2009 while it reigned as Brooklyn's tallest building. Today, the Brooklyn skyline is cluttered with skyscrapers, many of which have soared ...

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27 Rockwell Place, Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for an 18-story residential building at 27 Rockwell Place in Fort Greene Brooklyn.  The property is located at the east side of Rockwell Place between DeKalb Avenue and Fulton Street, just three blocks west of Fort Greene Park. The proposed 184-foot tall development will total 100,652 square feet.  According to the permits the entire building is designated for residential use.  The plans call for 147 residential units.  ...

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101 Fleet Place, Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a 21-story mixed-use building at 101 Fleet Place in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The property is located on the east side of Fleet Place between Myrtle Avenue and Willoughby Street, just two blocks west of Fort Greene Park. The proposed 215-foot tall development will total 240,092 square feet and include 235,446 square feet of residential space and a commercial component of 4,645 square feet. The plans call ...

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Permits filed for residential building – 108 St. Edwards Street, Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for an 11-story residential building at 108 St. Edwards Street in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.  The property is located at the southwest corner of Myrtle Avenue and St. Edwards Street across from Fort Greene Park.  The site was the former home to the Church of St. Michael and St. Edward.  The church, which dates back to 1891, has been in disrepair for years and will be razed.  Michael ...

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159 Carlton Avenue, 1-C

I doubt that the horses bathed in such elegance.  The exquisite multi-purpose shower room at 159 Carlton Avenue, Brooklyn is truly a pants dropper.  Built at the turn-of-the-century, this former carriage house is now home to twelve unique residences, none more opulent than this first-floor duplex unit.  Masterly designed with a blend of contemporary elegance and industrial chic, this home excites at every turn; the shower room, however, wins out ...

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