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The Big Reveal: Scaffolding, Netting Removed From Herman Behr Mansion

Just over seven months after one of Brooklyn Heights’ mightiest architectural triumphs—the Herman Behr Mansion—was shrouded in netting and scaffolding, exterior work has been completed. Our baby is back! The beloved Romanesque Revival residential building at 82 Pierrepont Street underwent a mass of restoration to its facade, and looks fresh and ever beautiful again. The […]

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St. Ann’s & The Holy Trinity Hosts ‘Spirits Of Heights’ Restoration Gala

A celebration of “neighborhood greats” will take place Friday, October 19, 2012, from 6-9:30 p.m., at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague Street. Featured at the “Spirits of Brooklyn Heights” gala are composer/lyricist Robert Lopez (“The Book of Mormon,” “Avenue Q”) and Harry Chapin’s daughter, urban/folk/soul singer Jen Chapin, who will perform […]

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Historic Facade Restoration Completed At 177-179 Columbia Heights

The meticulous facade restoration at 177-179 Columbia Heights—where residents discovered lavish ornamentation adorning the first two floors of the 29-unit co-op building, comprising fruit, flowers and mythical creatures, dating back to 1920—has been completed. Six months and some $300,000 later, “It feels wonderful to have finally finished the restoration,” says Joe Levine, the resident who […]

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