Yeah, it's pretty silly in my book— CH would do well to have an east-west commercial artery, perhaps on St John's where there's already a bus line and mostly large-scale buildings.
Or Eastern Parkway, despite that not being Olmstead's vision— but…
More parking spaces leads to more cars which leads to more congestion.
And it makes new housing more expensive to construct, which means less room to demand other concessions from developers like affordable units.
Somewhere in the country, there is likely a formerly poor white backward area that was quickly transformed into an area for affluent, educated, young people.
I wonder if any of the businesses now serving the area have decid…
On this map, the crosshatched areas are 'commercial overlay', where commercial space is legal:
(from: http://maps.nyc.gov/doitt/nycitymap/template?applicationName=ZOLA )
Note that many of the businesses on Classon and Grand are 'nonconforming'…
Per the article, 'the church agreed to sell after signing a contract with the company stipulating Charity Neighborhood would receive “approximately 5,000 square feet of ground floor space for use as a religious sanctuary,” the document reads, and an…
New construction is always pricier. And we'll see if they get their target prices in this market, too— check out the repeated rent cuts these apartments took to lease out:http://streeteasy.com/rental/1911246
Lots of cuts here as nothing is leasing,…
The downside is that you're risking $1200 if any of those randos don't know how to dock a bike properly. I've lent out a Citibike to people before, but only if I'm riding with them so I can make sure they dock it correctly.
I had always thought bank safes were made of stainless steel because they were shiny, like in this pre-demolition shot: However, it is now clear that this safe was either clad in stainless steel that has been since removed for…
Tom's ain't all that far away and does a fine job. Except it's not 24hr.
But a diner is a pretty low-margin business, which isn't the easiest thing to make work at the rents around Brooklyn these days.
There are even feuds within the Satmar community, between the followers of the two different sons of their former rebbe, the Aronim and Zalonim: