The Bed Stuy house tour is back this fall, offering another chance to drool over Brooklyn architecture and interiors. The 39th Annual Bed Stuy House Tour takes place on Saturday, October 21. Usually the last tour of the year, it is also one of the largest in the borough. The… Read More >The post Peek Into Some Brooklyn Interiors at the Bed Stuy House Tour This Month appeared first on Brownstoner.
Here’s an interesting investment property: a sprawling, Axel Hedman-designed 1899 Bed Stuy house with nine units and a storied past. A four-story corner house with a bowed front, it’s at 139 Bainbridge Street, in the Stuyvesant Heights Historic District. Brownstoner columnist Suzanne Spellen wrote a three-part story on the house’s history… Read More >The post Axel Hedman-Designed Bed Stuy Corner Limestone Overflowing With Details Asks $2.75 Million appeared first on Brownstoner.
An upcoming walking tour with the Municipal Art Society of New York will give you a chance to explore the history, art and architecture of Bed Stuy with some experts on the area. Architectural historians Morgan Munsey and Brownstoner’s own Suzanne Spellen will lead a walking tour of one special street… Read More >The post Explore Bed Stuy’s Architecture and History With the Municipal Art Society of New York appeared first on Brownstoner.
Original Media Source: NYC Newswire and link “NYC Newswire TOAST OF BROOKLYN CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL BRINGING GLOBAL FINE WINES AND CULINARY SPECIALTIES TO BEDSTUY Brooklyn, NY- July 26, 2017- Toast of Brooklyn Wine & Food Festival celebrates its 10th year anniversary of bringing global fine wines, spirits and culinary specialties to Brooklyn. On July …
Notorious B.I.G. is one of Brooklyn’s greatest sons — and on the 20th anniversary of his death, the borough he called home is remembering him. Spread Art NYC is hosting an event called 20 BIG Years, an art show in honor of the late rapper. The show will feature works from… Read More >The post Spread Love It’s the Brooklyn Way: Borough Commemorates 20th Anniversary of B.I.G.’s Death appeared first on Brownstoner.
Patrons gather around the librarian’s desk, eager to claim their books at the Bedford Branch Library, in an early photo. The circa-1900 shot was most likely taken when the library was housed at 26 Brevoort Place, the former Brevoort family mansion, now demolished, in what is now Bed Stuy. … Read More >The post Eager Readers Flock to Get the Latest Books (1900) appeared first on Brownstoner.
On January 11, 2017, MYC & Associates will auction a mixed-use brownstone at 1172 Fulton Street in Bedford Stuyvesant. The 4,600-square-foot building has four units in total — one commercial and three residential. It sits on a 2,000-square-foot lot. The building is in a great location for foot traffic for the business,… Read More >The post Auction for Mixed-Use Brownstone on Fulton Street in Bed Stuy January 11 appeared first on Brownstoner.
Gentrification — and the lack of parking that goes with it — is forcing a church out of its longtime Bedford Stuyvesant home, according to its pastor. Antioch Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ plans to move after more than 30 years at 1259 Bedford Avenue, DNAinfo reported. Bishop Michael Jackson blames the addition of new hotels along Atlantic Avenue for increased traffic and lack of parking in the area. “As you can see there’s gentrification going on … more
This limestone Bed Stuy townhouse, in an impeccable row of same, was perfection on the outside. Its interior, however, had hopelessly dated kitchens and baths and an old-fashioned compartmentalized layout that didn’t serve the new owners, who are young professionals in the art and design fields, very well. They called upon Linearscape… Read More >The post The Insider: Original Woodwork Inspires Modern Update in Stuy Heights Limestone appeared first on Brownstoner.