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Method Restoration: Specializing In Restoring Original Wood Windows (Sponsored)

Sometimes, out with old and in with the new isn't the best advice. Century-old windows are still around because they were constructed with serviceability...

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...

Eight-Story Residential Building Planned For Site Of Midwood’s Former Vitagraph, Warner...

Preservationists have been bracing themselves for news of the Vitagraph smokestack's fate ever since scaffolding was placed around it in October. Now the developer...

Green-Wood Cemetery Is One Of Nearly 100 NYC Sites That May...

Almost 100 sites across the city — including our own Green-Wood Cemetery — could lose the chance of achieving landmark status in an effort by...

Midwood’s Vitagraph Smokestack, Part Of Historic Movie Studio Complex, Could Be...

Neighbors are raising the alarm over potential plans to tear down a symbol of Midwood's movie-making history, the 107-year-old Vitagraph smokestack near East 14th...

Owners Of 80 Rugby Road Struggle To Return Home After Blaze...

After a fire tore through a landmarked Victorian home at 80 Rugby Road in November 2012,  its owners, Bishop Wharton Nicholson and Grace Nicholson,...

Kentile Floors Sign Coming Down, Letters Going To Gowanus Alliance

About a week after scaffolding began going up around the iconic Kentile Floors sign, the owner of the building that it sits on has...

LIU Blackbirds Head to NCAA Tournament

With a win over Central Connecticut State University on Sunday, the Long Island University Brooklyn Blackbirds volleyball team heads to the NCAA Tournament.

The Wooden House Project Shines Light On Forgotten Gems

When historic Brooklyn homes come to mind, it's not uncommon for brownstones to receive the lion's share of the glory. South Slope resident Elizabeth...

Help Cafe Steinhof Save Tujague’s Restaurant

Whether it's a bar, restaurant, coffee house, or hill at the park, we all have somewhere that holds a special place in our hearts....

Joe Sitt’s Summer Plans For Stillwell Avenue In Coney Island

While we didn't plan on doing another Coney Island story today, with summer on its way and Coney Island still in a transitional period,...

Bloomberg Releases Plans For Jamaica Bay, Wetlands – Public Comment Period...

The Bloomberg administration is pushing a plan to help restore the existing wetlands throughout the city, and the city has released a draft of...

Architecture: Southern Brooklyn’s Brownstone Belt

We were recently on Avenue U near West 8th Street when we saw something that made us smile. Some great examples of turn of...

Photo: Methodist Church Installs Supports

Cool picture, right? I thought so, too. The United Methodist Church of Sheepshead Bay (3087 Ocean Avenue), as previously reported, has swapped contractors and gone...