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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Grin and Behr it

Downtown: A century-old Brooklyn Heights mansion that was once a communal home for monks and prostitutes — at different times, of course — has sold for $11 million. Comments (1)

Not in their back yard!

Downtown: A landlord’s plan to build a parking garage with a rooftop garden in the drab courtyard of the historic Riverside Apartments in parking-starved Brooklyn Heights has been soundly rejected by Community Board 2. Comments (2)

Historian to take stock of Hts

Downtown: A renowned architectural historian has undertaken the gargantuan effort of documenting the history of every single building in the Brooklyn Heights historic district. Comments (2)

Easy burgling

Downtown: A burglar crept into a Montague Street apartment on March 16, stealing two Apple laptops. And the rest of the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Downtown, Boerum Hill and Dumbo’s 84th Precinct. Comment