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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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Penson to Brooklyn Heights: Drop Dead

The current owners of 100 Clark Street, the Penson Companies, cannot be completely blamed for the years of neglect that caused this weekend’s demolition of its top two floors. However this “demolition by dereliction” in a landmarked neighborhood is positively criminal and it happened on this company’s watch.

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