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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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Report: 100 Clark Will Come Down

McBrooklyn reports that workers at 100 Clark are saying the entire building will be coming down. Photo: mcbrooklyn

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BHA’s Judy: Landmarks Could Have Worked Harder to Save 100 Clark

The Brooklyn Eagle covers the tragedy at 100 Clark Street (aka 1 Monroe Place) and includes a quote from BHA Executive Director Judy Stanton. Clearly the finger pointing has begun in this saga:

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Watching a Landmark Crumble

I met a woman who was three years old when the original owner of what was then a mansion died and the building was turned into apartments. She told me it was an SRO for many years, so notorious for fires that it had its own call box. It was built by a doctor, had […]

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Brownstoner: Penson’s Marketing of 100 Clark May Show Reason for Neglect

The groundswell of rage over the “demolition by dereliction” of 100 Clark Street is growing. Brownstoner does their homework and reveals a few new facts including:

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