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Giant ‘Lily Pads’ Will Protect Red Hook Houses From Future Flooding

NYCHA has commissioned architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) to design a resiliency and renewal program for the Red Hook Houses in response to...

Here’s Why Fort Greene And Clinton Hill Are The Best Places...

Brooklyn Magazine has omitted Fort Greene and Clinton Hill from its list of best dates by neighborhood. We assume it's because everyone else would...

Eyesore Or Post-Modernist Triumph? You Be The Judge

  Coney Island Avenue just got a little more colorful but not everyone's happy about it. On the west side of Coney Island Avenue, not far...

Photo Finish: Brick And Mortar In Clinton Hill

Never underestimate the power of just walking aimlessly. Keep on sharing photos with us [email protected], add them to our Flickr group, or tag them #ftgfocus on Instagram, and we’ll...

Landmarks Preservation Commission Approves Pavilion Plans, While Community Concerns Continue

In a meeting on Tuesday, October 20, the Landmarks Preservation Committee (LPC) approved plans for the Pavilion Theater project to move forward. The approval comes...

Open House NY Tours Are Back — Explore Our Own Backyard...

There may be no Clinton Hill House Tour this year, but we still have the annual Open House New York weekend coming up on October 17-18....

Check Out Some Of New York’s Most Interesting Architecture During Open...

The full list of sites open for the Annual Open House New York Weekend, October 17 and 18, were revealed yesterday and there are...

Where The Community Can Rest, Reflect, And Dwell: The Living Sukkah...

Perhaps you've seen them in various places throughout Brooklyn. If you walk by them at night, you may hear glasses clinking, families enjoying conversations,...

Watching From Above: The Hauntingly Beautiful Gargoyles Of Bensonhurst

The thing that perhaps most distinguishes one Brooklyn neighborhood from another is its unique architecture. Brooklyn, being one of the oldest sections of New York City, is home...

Landmarks Preservation Commission Releases Plan For Reviewing Historic Site Backlog

The Landmarks Preservation Commission  has finally released a plan to deal with the backlog of properties, after the Commission withdrew their plan to remove 98 properties awaiting...

The Ditmas Park Word: Cindy Harden On Affordable Housing, Our Neighborhood’s...

From new transplants hailing from places across the city, country and globe to residents who have lived in our area for decades, our neighborhood is home...

The Japanese House

Oh, Japanese house, we love you any time of the year -- but especially in the summer! Photo via olivermarshall. If you're like us...

Kings Theatre Honored For Its Historic Preservation With Brooklyn Building Award

Congratulations to the Kings Theatre (1027 Flatbush Avenue), one of the places honored this year in the 2015 Brooklyn Building Awards, which are given out annually...

Kings Theatre Honored For Its Historic Preservation With Brooklyn Building Award

Congratulations to the Kings Theatre (1027 Flatbush Avenue), one of the places honored this year in the 2015 Brooklyn Building Awards, which are given out annually...

Join The FDC’s Annual Victorian Flatbush House Tour This Sunday, June...

If you're anything like us, you've spent countless hours walking our neighborhood streets, gawking at the rows upon rows of incredible Victorian homes that...