Landmark Brooklyn Bank Building Now for Sale

Dec 21, 14 Landmark Brooklyn Bank Building Now for Sale

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The stately neo-Roman former Dime Savings Bank of New York building is about to make its debut on the real estate market, offering up some wonderful fantasies about what that space can become. Owned by JPMorgan Chase, some say the building could sell for as much as, or even more than $100 million. Situated at 9 DeKalb Avenue, the...

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Methodist Hospital Expansion Facing Park Slope Citizens Opposition

Dec 09, 14 Methodist Hospital Expansion Facing Park Slope Citizens Opposition

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Preserve Park Slope, a neighborhood citizen’s advocacy group, succeeded to win a hearing to postpone the expansion of Methodist Hospital. The group was able to convince the city’s Board of Standards and Appeals to examine the zoning variances which were given to the project. Methodist Hospital is seeing to build an eight-story...

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Brooklyn Brand Carol’s Daughter Bought by Cosmetics Giant L’Oreal

Oct 27, 14 Brooklyn Brand Carol’s Daughter Bought by Cosmetics Giant L’Oreal

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Twenty years ago Lisa Price began concocting fragrances and lotions in her kitchen in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. It did not take long before Price, who is now 52, began to develop a loyal following of customers. As she grew on the coattails of her most beloved products such as Mimosa Hair Honey, her client base...

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Construction of the World’s Tallest Prefab Stalled in Monetary Mess

Aug 31, 14 Construction of the World’s Tallest Prefab Stalled in Monetary Mess

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Not far from the Barclays Center at 461 Dean Street at Flatbush Avenue, construction of the first of 14 prefab buildings in Pacific Park (formerly Atlantic Yards) has once again come to an unplanned halt. The building will be a 32-story, prefabricated collection of 930 modules resulting in a 322-foot-tall tower known at B2....

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Going, Going, Gone! Another Manufacturer Flees the City

Aug 26, 14 Going, Going, Gone! Another Manufacturer Flees the City

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Despite its deep Brooklyn roots AP&G, a midsized manufacturing company, will be re-planting itself across the Hudson in Bayonne, New Jersey. New York simply could not compete with New Jersey’s offer too good to be refused; $11 million in tax credits spread over the next ten years. New York’s counter offer? Free real-estate... Cruise Control Diet | Agen Sbobet

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Two Years Later Hurricane Sandy Victim Moves Back Home

Aug 03, 14 Two Years Later Hurricane Sandy Victim Moves Back Home

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With the help of volunteers from the Habitat for Humanity non-profit organization, Mildred Davis has finally been able to move back into her home which was rendered un-inhabitable by the hurricane force winds and surging ocean waters of Hurricane Sandy in the winter of 2012. Davis left her Coney Island home before the storm...

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