Brooklyn Heights



153 Remsen Street. Photo by Tectonic for YIMBY

Scaffolding Removal Underway at 19-Story, 60-Unit 153 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights

It’s been a little over four months since we checked in on the construction at 153 Remsen Street, in Brooklyn Heights. Now, scaffolding removal is underway at the 19-story, 60-unit building between Clinton and Court streets. The progress can be seen thanks to a photo sent to YIMBY by prolific construction chronicler Tectonic. Quinlan Development and Lonicera Partners are the developers. Navid Maqami’s S9 Architecture is responsible for the design.

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Proposal for 36 Schmerhorn Street

Residential Building at 36 Schermerhorn Street to Get Its Stoop Back, Brooklyn Heights

Not every building alteration is noteworthy, but when one in the city’s first historic district goes before the full Landmarks Preservation Commission and includes the restoration of a stoop, we’ll try to tell that story. Such is the case at 36 Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn, where new work would take it from four apartments to single-family use.

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