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PS 29 Silent Auction Fundraiser Success!

On Friday, March 15th, the PS 29 PTA held their Annual Spring Gala and Silent Auction. With budget cuts and the cost of educating our children constantly increasing, fundraisers have been an important part in providing the children of PS 29 with a well-rounded education. As a boutique Brooklyn real estate firm we pride ourselves […]

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A History of Preservation, Chapter One

Architectural writer Montrose Morris has written for us a history of the preservation movement in the United States, and a primer on landmarking here in Brooklyn. You can download the entire first installment here, or browse below. Check back soon for the next chapter. A Preservation Primer by Montrose Morris Chapter One: A Movement Begins […]

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Brooklyn Is Still Cool

That’s according to the Wall Street Journal, which yesterday noted a 16% improvement in the real estate market due to “the promise of a bigger space, charming shops and cool restaurants.” They profile a buyer absconding from Manhattan for the greener, cheaper pastures of Brooklyn. Yes, you’re right–the article is about 15 years late. But […]

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Family-Sized, Part II

Earlier this month we talked about our commitment to apartments that are livable in size–enough room for privacy, but not so much that there’s no sense of community. Well, it turns out that others of our colleagues are embracing the same philosophy. The New York Times reported this weekend that family-sized apartments are on the […]

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Stalled Development as Sculpture

What should be done with the hundreds of stalled development sites around the city, areas cleared and waiting for new buildings to sprout? One company has a playful idea, to insert recyclable, sculptural architecture on the spots. “Owners and developers are spending money every day to cover these idle sites, and people are hesitant to […]

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