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5-Story Mosque Could Rise In Brighton Beach

A 5-story community mosque could rise on a vacant lot in Brighton Beach at 651 Banner Avenue near Brighton 8th Street. Brooklyn-based congregation Masjid Al-Arqam has filed...

Nine Story Building Could Replace Century-Old Cortelyou Road Church

Applications have been filed for a nine-story, 76-unit mixed-use building at the home of Baptist Church of the Redeemer, 1921 Cortelyou Road and Ocean Avenue. The project would...

City Council Votes To Combat Illegal Home Conversions Plaguing Southern Brooklyn

Today, City Council unanimously passed a bill to enforce fines on landlords that illegally subdivide homes to create "modern tenement housing", an issue that...

Long-Neglected Neck Rd Corner Will See Light Of Day, Says Cymbrowitz

After almost a decade, a 'forgotten' street corner in Sheepshead Bay is expected to open to pedestrians again next month, said Assembly Member Steven...

Safety Violations Halt Construction At Sheepshead’s AvalonBay

A stop-work order has been slapped on the looming -- and controversial -- 28-story luxury condo tower slated for Sheepshead Bay, after officials found safety...

A Hotel Could Rise In Ditmas Park & More Development News

We've spotted two unusual projects that could join the roster in Ditmas Park and Kensington, adding more density to the development boom enveloping our...

New Apartments Could Rise In Gravesend & Bensonhurst

Density is rising in southern Brooklyn, with new apartments jockeying for space on vacant or low-rise home sites. Gravesend  Potential apartments or condos could replace a...

Crumbling Flatbush House Denied Renovations That “Disregard History And Style”

A deteriorating house at 7 Irvington Place, in the Fisk Terrace-Midwood Park Historic District, was denied a major revamp this week, reports YIMBY. The Landmark...

Development Roundup: Flatbush Luxury Apartments, Ditmas Park Biz & Kensington Demolition

With a tentative deal struck on the controversial 421-a tax credit for developers, construction is projected to continue at a rapid pace with many...

Development Roundup: Flatbush Luxury Apartments, Ditmas Park Biz & Kensington Demolition

With a tentative deal struck on the controversial 421-a tax credit for developers, construction is projected to continue at a rapid pace with many...

7 Area Properties Owned By Two Who Made ‘100 Worst Landlords...

Last week, Public Advocate Letitia James released the latest interactive map of the 100 worst landlords in New York City and 20 worst buildings,...

Architects With History Of Breaking Building Regulations Set To Design New...

A new residential development in Windsor Terrace has been in the works since the beginning of 2016 which will consist of four three-story residential buildings,...

Can The East 16th Street Zombie Lot Rise From The Dead?

The hulking, rusting trash heap growing in the vacant lot at 210 East 16th Street, behind the Beverley Road Q station, has taken on a...

Can The East 16th Street Zombie Lot Rise From The Dead?

The hulking, rusting trash heap growing in the vacant lot at 210 East 16th Street, behind the Beverley Road Q station, has taken on a...

Plans Stalled For Proposed Apartments On East 7th Street

One of the remaining single family houses on Kensington's East 7th Street will be torn down to make way for a small apartment building,...