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Worker Injured In Fall From Roof Of 135 Joralemon

The Daily News reports that a construction worker, Antonio Garcia, “suffered serious injuries” because of a fall from the roof of 135 Joralemon Street (photo). Mr. Garcia was replacing shingles on the roof of the landmarked 185 year old house when he fell and landed on his head. He was taken to Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, […]

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Eagle: One Time 135 Joralemon Owner Dead

The Brooklyn Eagle reports that Alfred Palmer, long time owner of 135 Joralemon and the almost the subject of demolition by neglect accusations by the BHA died in “obscurity” last year. The home was purchased by developer Howard Haimes in 2006 for $2,400,000 and sold for $2,094,500 in December 2008. Brooklyn Eagle: It was news […]

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135 Joralemon Sales Price Revealed

Brownstoner reports that the “Little House that Could” at 135 Joralemon Street sold for $4.189 million or 30% less than its original asking price. The home was damaged by fire in 2006 and purchased in 2006 by contractor Howard Haimes for $2.4 million.  The renovated home was part of the BHA’s 2007 House Tour.

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135 Joralemon: What’s That Thud?

 Brownstoner reports today that the little house that could's price has been slashed… again. The humble home at 135 Joralemon was lovingly restored by local contractor Howard Haimes after it had been damaged by fire under its previous owner.  The Brooklyn Heights Association featured it on its Spring House Tour last year. Purchased pre-reno for […]

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What’s Up with 135 Joralemon?

 Most Brooklyn Heights residents are familiar with the saga of 135 Joralemon Street, aka "The Little House the Could".  The home was nearly destroyed by fire in early 2005. Local contractor Howard Haimes restored it and many neighbors attended its "coming out" showing during this year's BHA House Tour.

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135 Joralemon: Old Timey Brooklyn

  The restoration of 135 Joralemon seems to be nearing completion, at least the exterior is. For better photos…

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‘Brooklyn Heights Plaza’ At Court & Joralemon Solicits Major Retailer

It was more than two years ago that NYC Mayor Bloomie & BK Borough Prez Markowitz announced a proposal to develop 39,500/sf of retail on the ground & second floors of the Brooklyn Municipal Building at the corner of Court & Joralemon Streets, as city offices were moved to upper floors. Now, the newly renamed […]

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Not So Spooky — Joralemon Jem Renovation

Brooklyn Papers: The Real Ghost Stories of Brooklyn: Not all ghost stories have scary endings. Nestled between two brick buildings worth millions, the abandoned, 178-year-old wood-framed house on Joralemon and Sidney Place that has long haunted tony Brooklyn Heights is finally getting renovated.  “I am restoring the interior and keeping the exterior that is landmarked,” […]

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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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280 Hicks Street Up for Auction

Curbed reports today that 280 Hicks Street,  owned by the estate of  the late Alfie Palmer, will be auctioned off on October 6 by the Kings County Public Administrator [PDF with info here]. Palmer was best know in Brooklyn Heights as the owner of 135 Joralemon Street which after being damaged by fire was dangerously […]

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