Raanan Geberer writes an interesting op-ed piece in the Brooklyn Eagle about the demolition of 100 Clark Street. It’s worth reading and discussing:
Brooklyn Eagle: Reflections on 100 Clark Street: As this op-ed is being written, much is being made of the unfortunate case of 100 Clark St., a mid-19th-century townhouse with an “Addams Family”-style Mansard roof, which was much larger than a brownstone. The building was neglected for at least 30 years and had a host of building-code violations. It may have been a mansion at one time, but was subdivided into tiny apartments years ago.
Did someone say Mansard Roof? Hmm…isn’t there a band from Brooklyn Heights with a song entitled…