While the neglected brownstone at 194 Columbia Heights hasn’t proven the “Broken Windows Theory“, it sure is trying hard to do so. We noticed some graffiti on its front door today. This is another incident in the decline of the worst building on the best block in Brooklyn Heights.
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Seems like the roof repairs free spirit/owner Dr. Austin Moore commissioned for the roof of 194 Columbia Heights back in 2009 aren’t holding up. Two years after promising the neighborhood would be “surprised” by the improvements he planned, there seems to be more problems at the decaying townhouse.
As BHB community member Andrew Porter pointed out recently, the notorious home at 194 Columbia Heights is still falling apart. The latest development appears to be a broken window on the top floor on the Promenade side of the building. The BHA noted in a 2008 newsletter – “The owner chooses to leave the house as […]
It was a busy week and just in case you were too busy to catch everything here are last week’s highlights: BHA Meeting Full Recap Marty: Dock Street Dumbo is Like Root Canal! Updated Rendering of Sleepy’s on Montague Marty Supports – Sort of – Dock Street DUMBO Confessions of a Lab Lady: Travels with […]
Workers are replacing the roof at 194 Columbia Heights this week after huge wind gusts blew chunks of debris off the roof and onto the street below last week. The roofers started work on Tuesday and one worker estimated that the project could take all week, depending on the weather. On Feb. 13, emergency responders […]
Qfwfq reports that the DOB is on the scene at the neglected 194 Columbia Heights brownstone. DEVELOPING…
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 […]
Brownstoner reports that debris flew off of the neglected brownstone at 194 Columbia Heights yesterday causing the street to be closed off. BHB’s Qfwfq reported police tape around the area last night but no visible damage. Neighborhood sources claim that the property has long been the bone of contention in the owner’s decades long divorce […]
Everyone who read the BHA Spring newsletter a couple of weeks ago was buzzing about the “abandoned house” article. Today, Brownstoner covers each of the decaying Heights Horrors and provides a little detail: Brownstoner: Dereliction of Duty: The “majestic brownstone” at 194 Columbia Heights, “vacant and padlocked for decades,” is owned by a psychiatrist with […]
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