Monthly Archives: May 2017

100 Clark St: A Case Study in Building Codes, Gravity, and Preservation The New York Times

Brooklyn Historical Society | May 8, 2017 Coming Up Today: A discussion on local landmarks and how to save abandoned city buildings, at the Brooklyn Historical Society. 6:30 p.m.: Join us for a behind-the-scenes discussion with Margaret Streicker Porres, owner of the long-abandoned mansion at 100 Clark Street (also listed as 1 Monroe Place), and [...]

Bill Murray and F. Scott Fitzgerald Have This New York Literary Haunt In Common Architectural Digest

Kathryn Romeyn | May 1, 2017 With Hollywood on the verge of a very possible writers’ strike (the Writers Guild of America just voted in favor of it), it’s worth recalling a place where these wordsmiths were celebrated and venerated. Since its inception, the West Village literary haunt Chumley’s—opened in 1922, shuttered in 2007, and [...]