The Brooklyn Heights Association hosted its annual meeting at 167-year-old Grace Church located on historic Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights. This, of course, is in keeping with the Association’s focus for 2015: The preservation of Brooklyn history and architecture during a critical time of landscape development in the area.
The theme of the Brooklyn Heights Association’s 2015 annual meeting, held at Grace Church Wednesday night, was the inevitability and necessity of change. Paraphrasing the Greek philosopher Heraclitus, who said, “You cannot step into the same river twice,” BHA President Alexandra Bowie told the crowd, “In New York, we’ve learned that you never walk on …Read More →
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 →