Midwood


1170 & 1174 East 8th Street, image from Google Maps

Permits Filed: 1170 East 8th Street, Midwood

Gravesend is known for its opulent 21st century mansions, built mostly by Sephardic Jews from Syria in the decreasingly Italian neighborhood in southern Brooklyn. The area most heavily blanketed in huge new homes is the part of Gravesend…

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1288 East 19th Street, rendering via Hidrock

Revealed: 1288 East 19th Street

In much of the city, masonry fell out of favor generations ago, with buyers and renters instead preferring the clean lines and large windows of glassy modernism. But among Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jews – whether they be ultra-Orthodox…

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1918 Avenue N

Permits Filed: 1918 Avenue N

The first permits are up for a new residential building at 1918 Avenue N in Midwood, Brooklyn; the site’s developer is Yakov Azrad, and the architect of record is Bricolage Design. While Bricolage’s website lacks…

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