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And So It Begins…Columbia Heights Sgraffito Restoration Project

The Columbia Heights Sgraffito Restoration Project officially has begun! As mentioned a couple of times before here at Brooklyn Heights Blog, the building’s co-op board had been looking to restore the unique sgraffito façade for years.

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Fred the Gargoyle

Forgotten Brooklyn: Hidden Art Discovered On Columbia Heights

Gargoyles, dolphins, sea nymphs…in Brooklyn? See them while you can, before they vanish into the past, victims of funding scarcity. Details of the facade of 177-179 Columbia Heights. Click for larger images. There’s an article in the Thursday March 1st edition of the “Brooklyn Heights Press & Cobble Hill News” by Phoebe Neidl about my […]

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