The neighborhood eyesore at 100 Clark Street (aka 1 Monroe Place) will get a new stoop, staircase, a restored mansard roof courtesy of owner Newcastle Realty Services. The Brooklyn Eagle also reports that floors lost due to neglect will also be replaced. DOB approval is pending.
Brooklyn Eagle: What has taken Newcastle – which paid $1.25 million for what’s left of the 1850s-vintage Greek Revival property in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District – so long to get started on the reconstruction?
Money “is not the issue,” [DOB spokesperson George] Arzt said. “It’s the complexity of the job.”