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These pictures are meant to provide a virtual tour of historic Prospect Park South. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

See the ‘Sophie’s Choice’ house and other Victorian Flatbush homes

April 1 | Lore Croghan

Eye on Real Estate: One of the largest collections of Victorian wood-frame houses in the entire country can be found right here in Brooklyn. Victorian Flatbush, built more than a century ago, is filled with stand-alone homes with eye-pleasing features like porches and turrets. Architectural flourishes call to mind antebellum mansions, chalets in the Alps […]

Megan Adams, in apartment 4E, complains of lack of heat, mold and mice in her apartment. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

Most of the buildings owned by city’s worst landlords are in Brooklyn

December 16 | Ned Berke, David Brand and Jonathan Sperling

More than half of the properties owned by New York City’s 10 worst landlords are in Brooklyn, according to a new list published Monday by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. Of the 85 properties owned by the 10 worst landlords on the public advocate’s list, 44 are in Brooklyn — accumulating a staggering 5,921 violations from […]

DOT proposes curbside bus lanes in both directions on part of Church Avenue. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Kensington merchants say a new bus lane could threaten business

July 5 | Lore Croghan

Small business owners in Kensington have a bad feeling about the city’s plan to create curbside bus-only lanes on both sides of Church Avenue. The proposal from the Department of Transportation envisions these dedicated bus lanes on the Church Avenue span between Ocean Parkway and East 16th Street. It means 113 parking spaces in those […]

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