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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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