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Remembering Joseph Merz: architect, urban advocate and Brooklyn fixture

July 3 | Dave King

Joseph G. Merz, an architect, preservationist and urban advocate who worked nationally but was particularly associated with a small corner of Brooklyn, passed away March 1 at Montefiore Hospital in Mount Vernon, New York at the age of 92. According to his children, the cause of death was sepsis leading to organ failure. In 1963, […]

Brooklyn building collapses after being cited by inspectors

July 2 | Associated Press

BROOKLYN (AP) — A multistory health club shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic collapsed into a heap of rubble on a Brooklyn street Wednesday, three weeks after building inspectors ordered a halt to some construction work at the location because of structural problems. The three-story brick building collapsed around 4:40 p.m. in Carroll Gardens, the fire […]

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