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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

On Monday evening, May 8 at 6:30, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present “100 Clark Street: A Case Study in Navigating Building Codes, Gravity, and Landmark Preservation,” a panel discussion about the difficulties faced by owner Margaret Streicker Porres and architect (and former Brooklyn Heights Association president) Tom van den Bout (his professional partner, Brenda […]

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Will Derelict 100 Clark, at Monroe Place, Finally be Rebuilt?

The Eagle reports that construction workers were seen jackhammering the sidewalk outside the derelict eyesore that is 100 Clark Street, at the corner of Monroe Place, on Friday. According to the Eagle story, George Arzt, a spokesman for the building’s owner, Newcastle Realty Services, said the workers were “doing preliminary sidewalk and shed work in […]

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Long-Standing Eyesore Slapped With New Violations

At the corner of Clark Street and the bucolic Monroe Place resides the notorious neighborhood eyesore, 100 Clark Street.  The Brooklyn Eagle cheekily reports the dilapidated “half-demolished historic house” owned by Newcastle Realty Services has been slapped with new Buildings Department violations including a “partially open roof” and cracked facade.  The Eagle also reports the Scaffold […]

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1 Monroe Place aka 100 Clark Street Set for a Facelift

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.

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LPC Reviews BUG Building Landmarking Today, 100 Clark Street Addition

Brownstoner notes that Frank Freeman’s Brooklyn Union Gas building at 180 Remsen Street (listed by LPC as 176 Remsen) will be considered for landmark status at today’s LPC hearing. It was originally placed on the commission’s calendar in February 2009. Also on today’s docket, an application to construct a rear addition to 100 Clark Street […]

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100 Clark Street Sold

The partially demolished building at 100 Clark Street has been sold “in an all cash transaction valued at $1.25 million” according to a press release from Massey Knakal. The building was listed by MK back in April. In their press release at that time, it was claimed that “three tenants retain occupancy rights; however preliminary […]

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100 Clark Street on the Block

Brownstoner reports that 100 Clark Street, which risked demolition by dereliction in 2008, is on the block.  Massey Knakal is handling the listing.  There’s no listing price, but they are taking bids. The listing also includes a nifty “artist’s conception” of what the property would look like with a little TLC  errrrr…. make that a […]

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Eagle: Other Historic Buildings Besides 100 Clark Need TLC Too

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:

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100 Clark Street Keeping DOB Busy

A number of complaints regarding 100 Clark Street flowed into the Department of Buildings over the weekend. According to the DOB website, callers complained about “creaking noises” and debris falling from the scaffolding. The DOB is currently under a Stop Work Order brought by the building’s owner the Penson Companies.   When the building was vacated […]

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Eagle: Penson Stops DOB from Demolishing 100 Clark Street

The Brooklyn Eagle sheds some interesting light on the demolition of 100 Clark Street. According to the report published today, the DOB had decided that the entire structure, not just the top two floors as originally announced, needed to be taken down. Current owners, the Penson Companies went to court to stop the DOB from […]

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