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A (Virtual) Walk Through Brooklyn Bridge Park

Michael Van Valkenburgh, a landscape designer and one of the forces behind the creation of Brooklyn Bridge Park, was the featured guest at the 100th annual meeting of the Brooklyn Heights Association. His presentation detailed Brooklyn Bridge Park as it is now, and as it shall be someday, and the BHA captured his offerings on […]

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MHB to Sponsor BHA Literary Readings in Historic Homes

We’re proud to be the exclusive sponsor of the upcoming Brooklyn Heights Association’s “Evenings of Readings” to celebrate their centennial. There will be three literary events situated in historic homes. The first, on April 26th, will be held in Truman Capote’s beautiful maintained house on Willow Street (which was dubbed “Brooklyn’s Most Expensive Rental” a […]

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Opportunity of the Day: 54 State Street

At 54 State Street, we’re envisioning ten large one-bedrooms, 720 square feet each, in a building that was once mistakenly slated to be torn down before the Brooklyn Heights Association and the Department of Buildings stepped in. While the outside is now protected, the insides have been completely gutted, allowing for an entirely reinvented space […]

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Celebrating the BHA

The Brooklyn Heights Association is the oldest neighborhood association in New York City, a tight-knit and hardworking group of activists, neighbors and boosters whose successes include blocking Robert Moses’s plan to bisect the neighborhood with the BQE, and creating the first landmark district in the city. Of course, they’ve had their critics over the years, […]

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Our Own Architect Makes the BHB Top Ten

Okay, maybe it’s a little presumptuous to call Tom van den Bout our architect, but he is one of our trusted advisers and author of many of the designs we’re showing you on MHB. Which is why we’re proud the Tom has been named one of the top 10 movers and shakers of Brooklyn Heights […]

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