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UK’s Daily Mail Covers “Secret” Subway Exit/Ventilation Shaft

We’re bad, we’re nationwide. Or I guess I should say we’re international. The London’s Daily Mail just ran a story of the Joralemon St subway exit/ventilation shaft that looks like a tony townhouse. They’ve also used pics from one of my first posts at the BHB. (I think my first post was about seeing Tyra […]

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Whacky Faux Townhome @ 58 Joralemon Street Gets Another Plug

Many longtime residents of Brooklyn Heights are familiar with the wild, whacky, wondrous story of 58 Joralemon Street (also part of Homer Fink’s globally renowned Hidden Brooklyn Heights Walking Tour). The seemingly innocent Greek Revival townhome was built in the 1840s as a private residence and converted in 1908 to a giant subway ventilator, owned […]

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NY Daily News on the Neighbors of Brooklyn Heights’ Mysterious Secret Brownstone

The New York Daily News profiles the folks who live next door to 58 Joralemon Street aka the world’s only Greek Revival subway vent.:

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WPIX-TV Covers the “Secret” Subway Exit

WPIX-TV, channel 11, covers the “secret” subway exit/ventilation shaft on Joralemon Street.  The report claims that NYPD wants the address kept secret although it’s been a matter of public record for 110 years or so. Video after the jump.

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