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Landmark Preservation

  • Empire Stores Redevelopment Plan Revealed

    It was announced last week that Midtown Equities had been chosen as the developer for the adaptive re-use of the historic Empire Stores warehouse buildings, which extend along Water Street between Dock and Main streets in DUMBO. There was, however, no immediate announcement of which of the anonymous “team” entries revealed in June was the […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    September 6, 2013
  • Landmarks Unamused By Interior Alterations At Former Gage & Tollner Space

    The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously to deny an application to legalize changes made to the interior of the former Gage and Tollner Restaurant at 372 Fulton Street. The landmarked interior, which has housed a discount jewelry store since 2010 (formerly Arby’s and TGI Friday’s) has already faced mounting fines because it masked the interior […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    January 25, 2013
  • All-New Bossert Hotel Could Open As Soon As Summer 2013

    The Bossert Hotel could begin receiving hotel guests at 98 Montague Street as early as this summer, according to a report from the Architect’s Newpaper—as long as construction remains on schedule. That includes preserving the facade, lobby and reception area, updating the rooms with new design finishes and amenities, and restoring the Marine Roof to […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    January 17, 2013
  • To Demo Or Not? Landmarks Debates Fate Of Brooklyn Heights Cinema

    Developers and preservation advocates are playing tug of war as the Landmarks Preservation Committee debates whether to allow Brooklyn Heights Cinema owner Kenn Lowy to hold onto the landmarked 1895 building—or whether to replace it with a planned five-story condo. reports that six votes are outstanding with the Landmarks Commission to approve or deny […]
    (via Brooklyn Heights Blog)

    December 22, 2012