Tag Archives | Pierrepont Place

To the Rescue at 2 Pierrepont Place

The sound of a jackhammer drew me to my window this morning, where I saw workers digging up both the sidewalk and the street (nevertheless, Pierrepont Place is open to traffic) and pumping out water, in an evident response to the flooding of 2 Pierrepont Place.

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Mr. Junkersfeld to the Rescue of Historic Brownstone

This morning while walking on Pierrepont Place, BHB’s Karl Junkersfeld noticed that there was flooding at historic No. 2 Pierrepont Place.  He enlisted the help of a passerby to call 311 and alert them of the situation.  A neighbor called the owners. Our Claude Scales adds: This afternoon I looked out my window and saw […]

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Brooklyn Heights History: the Low Family and the China Trade

Will Van Dorp, of Tugster: a Waterblog, has an interesting post about the Heights, focusing on Abiel Abbot Low, who came here from Salem, Massachusetts, owned clipper ships in the China trade, and lived in a large townhouse on Pierrepont Place, next to the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade. The adjoining townhouse to the […]

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Parking Close to the Corner is Dangerous

The driver of this big rig managed to thread the needle turning from Montague Street to Pierrepont Place, but there was little margin for error.

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