I've been in this neighborhood for a while now, I'm proud to call Crown Heights my home. I love seeing all that has changed and progressed throughout my tenure here. Franklin ave transforming before my eyes and now Nostrand catching up. I keep hearing about supermarkets (bigger chains) and restaurants coming in. All this and ...
I think this site will sell pretty quick at this price, it certainly would on the north side of of EP. It'll be interesting to track as a barometer of both Crown heights in general and the appetite for investment south of EP.
195 Sullivan. Anything with some air around it, seems like it is fair game. This one looks like it has a nice deep lot.
About 3 years ago, it sold for $580k
Then it sold for $700k on 10/30/2014
An excavator will soon attack. ...
(not the Armory at Bedford and Pacific that houses the large homeless shelter)The huge armory at Bedford and Union occasionally hosts a concert, but is underused. That will soon change....What do you want it to become? You could jabber about your ideas and listen to the ideas ...
BY: REBECCA BAIRD-REMBA 7:30 AM ON JANUARY 19, 2017
A long-vacant lot at the corner of Bedford Avenue and Pacific Streets in Crown Heights is set to become a nine-story affordable rental building.
The developer filed plans with the city for a rezoning that would pave the way for a 94-unit development at 1350 Bedford Avenue. The ...
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"Neighborhoods change slowly, one building at a time. Wholesome Foods, a high end grocery, signed a 15-year lease to take 2,700 square feet at 1306 Atlantic Avenue in Crown Heights. The company will pay rent of $65 per square foot, a sharp increase over the $20 per square foot paid by the previous tenant, a ...
Here's a photo of the building (801 Dean) from Brownstoner:
Here's a just published article about the members of the Nigerian American Muslim Community Center, who own and use the building:
It is worth reading.
Here's an older article that talks about how the building was used back when it was an armory:
History buffs might ...
Here's the press release: COMMUNITY PARTNER IN JUSTICE NOTIFICATIONTwenty-Five Alleged Gang Members Charged With Conspiracy, Violent Crimes in Connection with Crown Heights Turf War Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that 25 alleged members of the rival Lincoln Family and Bergen Family gangs have been charged in a 67-count indictment with conspiracy, murder, attempted murder, weapons ...
I got 2 phone calls, 1 flyer, and 1 handwritten note offering to purchase my house this week. I actually talked to one of the guys, he said he had a great offer (about 250k less) than what things are currently going for. When I told him I wasn't interested in selling for a couple ...
"BK Collective: A Night of Jazz and Global Beats" is happening Saturday, March 4th from 6:30 to 10 pm at Littlefield, the renowned Brooklyn venue for live music, located right in the heart of Gowanus. Tickets are available at:
I'm between horrified and awed. I really like Wegmans. And the area desperately needs a good, quality, affordable source of groceries. But my hometown had a Wegmans. I moved away from all that 11 years ago.
Franklin's transformation to a foody paradise is taking another step forward with the addition of the Crown Finish Caves in some underground "lagering tunnels" under the old Nassau Brewery. Check out the details in the article: