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Crumbling Flatbush House Denied Renovations That “Disregard History And Style”
Central Brooklyn

Crumbling Flatbush House Denied Renovations That “Disregard History And Style”

A deteriorating house at 7 Irvington Place, in the Fisk Terrace-Midwood Park Historic District, was denied a major revamp this week, reports YIMBY [http://www.yimbynews.com/2017/02/landmarks-not-satisfied-with-proposed-renovation-of-eyesore-house-at-7-irvington-place-flatbush.html] . The Landmark Preservation Commission deemed the proposal too drastic, saying it would destroy the house’s historical context. The

Central Brooklyn

Development Roundup: Flatbush Luxury Apartments, Ditmas Park Biz & Kensington Demolition

1357 Flatbush Avenue. (Photo by Ditmas Park Corner)With a tentative deal struck on the controversial 421-a tax credit for developers [/blog/news/deal-reached-controversial-tax-credit-affordable-housing-construction/] , construction is projected to continue at a rapid pace with many new buildings in our area. Here’s a quick roundup of what we’ve spotted,

With 9 Days Until First Show, Coney Island Amphitheater Still Not Certified As Entertainment Venue
Arts & Culture

With 9 Days Until First Show, Coney Island Amphitheater Still Not Certified As Entertainment Venue

Construction equipment surrounds the West 22nd Street entrance to the Coney Island Amphitheater. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)The Coney Island Amphitheater sure doesn’t appear ready to host thousands of concert-goers in nine days for its first show with Ziggy Marley [http://coneyislandlive.com/events/ziggy-marley/]. In addition to

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