He didn’t have much to say, but Dr. Austin Moore the owner of what neighbors say is a neglected brownstone at 194 Columbia Heights spoke to the Brooklyn Eagle this week:
Brooklyn Eagle: “I’ll probably surprise everybody by doing some improvements this spring,” Dr. Austin Moore, the owner, said in a slightly bemused voice in a brief phone call Tuesday. He did not reveal details of his plan other than to repair the roof
The building “may not yet have reached the threshold required to request a Demolition by Neglect action,” Judy Stanton, executive director of the Brooklyn Heights Association stated. The building deteriorates merely by being unoccupied, she said.