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280 Hicks: Sold!

According to Cullen & Dykman, the law firm that handled the estate, “280 Hicks went to contract for $2,080,000 to a person in the neighborhood who intends on fixing it up and living there.” Perhaps a happy end for a house that had fallen on hard times over the past several decades.

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Palmer’s 280 Hicks at Auction or What’s it all about Alfie?

Alfred Palmer was a unique individual who owned 135 Joralemon Street in Brooklyn Heights.  He was by many accounts a “character” – a hoarder perhaps and someone who allowed 135 to tapdance on the edge of demolition by dereliction. After a fire nearly destroyed it,  that home was rescued by contractor Howard Haimes in 2006. […]

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280 Hicks Street Up for Auction

Curbed reports today that 280 Hicks Street,  owned by the estate of  the late Alfie Palmer, will be auctioned off on October 6 by the Kings County Public Administrator [PDF with info here]. Palmer was best know in Brooklyn Heights as the owner of 135 Joralemon Street which after being damaged by fire was dangerously […]

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