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Architectural Transformation Achieved with Approval of NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission This week, shrouds of scaffolding are falling away from one of the oldest homes in Brooklyn to reveal a stunning restoration unlike most achieved in the city’s famously preserved landmark districts. The new façade on 31 Middagh St. — a wood-framed, clapboard-fronted townhouse in the Read More →

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In a neighborhood with historic homes from every period, the few remaining blocks of Middagh Street stand out. Some of Brooklyn’s oldest homes, including rare frame houses, are found there, the living reminders of the days when Robert Fulton’s ferry revolutionized river transportation – and established Brooklyn Heights as a neighborhood accessible to the commerce Read More →