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‘Half A Loaf’ says Historic District Council, referring to first landmark in Dyker Heights

November 13 | Historic Districts Council

The 12th Avenue buildings of the Angel Guardian Home were designated this week, while the equally exquisite Mercy Building on 63rd Street was left out of the landmark site. The developer has publicly stated that this building will soon be demolished, and adaptive reuse is not on the table, which is unfortunate. HDC thanks the Landmarks Preservation […]

Convent at Angel Guardian site will be razed for housing, developer says

September 29 | Helen Klein Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The convent at Dyker Heights’ Angel Guardian Home is on borrowed time. While the main structure is on its way to being landmarked, and neighbors continue to push for the landmarking of both buildings at the site, one of the developers of the property told this paper that the adjacent structure is slated for demolition […]

Exasperated locals decry Landmarks’ omission of Angel Guardian Home convent

August 11 | Helen Klein Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The Angel Guardian Home may soon have its very own guardian angel; the adjacent convent building, however, doesn’t appear to be as lucky. Only the main structure has been recommended by the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission for designation as a landmark, which would protect it from demolition or out-of-character alterations. Numerous members of the public […]

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