Monthly Archives: August 2016

Here’s what the $10M-$20M NYC investment sales market looked like last week The Real Deal

Kyna Doles | August 29, 2016 HUBB NYC buys in Tribeca, while Newcastle Realty Services sells in Washington Heights 1.) Real estate investment firm HUBB NYC purchased a 10-unit mixed-use building at 121 Chambers Street for $16.2 million, rounding out its Manhattan portfolio to 30 properties. The Tribeca building is five stories spanning 18,500 square feet. [...]

Tattered Brooklyn Mansion Has a Blueprint for Rebirth The New York Times

Sarah Maslin Nir | August 14, 2016 Once upon a time, a mansion stood at the corner of Clark Street and Monroe Place in Brooklyn Heights. Built in 1872, it was stately and corniced, bedecked in stone scrollwork and intricate ironwork, a credit to its architect. Its more recent history has been far less illustrious, however. [...]

Iconic West Village speakeasy Chumley’s is reopening this fall Time Out New York

Abby Carney | August 8 2016 After nearly a decade out of the game, Chumley's is set to reopen September 6, helmed by Sushi Nakazawa restaurateur Alessandro Borgognone. It's been a long time coming, since 2007 to be exact, when the 1922-born West Village pub—a literary haunt with esteemed regulars like E.E. Cummings, Edna St. Vincent Millay and John Steinbeck—closed down [...]

Sushi Nakazawa owner to reopen Chumley’s The Real Deal

Christopher Cameron | August 7, 2016 C humley’s, the 1830s-era bar at 86 Bedford in the West Village, has been closed ever since one of its exterior walls collapsed in 2007. Delays and lawsuits from noise-sensitive neighbors have kept the bar closed – presumably for good. But now it seems the legendary watering hole will reopen after [...]

Chumley’s Is Set to Come Back, and It Still Won’t Be Easy to Find The New York Times

James Barron | August 7, 2016 It is a question that has been asked before: Whatever happened to Chumley’s? You read that very same question, in those very same words, in these pages four years ago, and that was not the first time it had come up since an attached chimney gave way in April [...]

Landmarks Approves Reconstruction Of Residential Building At 100 Clark Street, Brooklyn Heights New York Yimby

Evan Bindelglass | August 5, 2016 A pre-Civil War corner building in New York City’s first historic district will be restored to its former glory. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a plan to rebuild 100 Clark Street, which is also known as 1 Monroe Place. As indicated, the site is at the corner of Clark [...]

Landmarks Preservation Commission approves reconstruction plan for Brooklyn Heights eyesore 100 Clark St. Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Lore Croghan | August 4, 2016 It's déjà vu all over again. On Tuesday, the city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) approved a reconstruction plan for one of the Brooklyn Heights Historic District's rare eyesores, 100 Clark St., which has been sitting half-demolished since 2008. If this news sounds familiar, it's because the preservation agency approved a [...]