Brooklyn News: MTA to Start Work on Interborough Express Train


MTA to Start Work This Year on Interborough Express Train Connecting Brooklyn and Queens

The proposed Interborough Express light rail, which would connect Bay Ridge and Jackson Heights without entering Manhattan, is inching forward, Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Tuesday.

bay ridge - view from dining room to living room with french doors and wood floors

Bay Ridge Prewar Two-Bedroom With Dining Room, Herringbone, Views Asks $599K

While it’s lost some original details such as doors, this Bay Ridge prewar apartment is larger than most, on the top floor, and has high ceilings and views, according to the listing. It’s located at 7901 4th Avenue, a 1920s Tudor-style building with clinker brick, a fanciful roof line, and an elaborate lobby.

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Rendering via L3 Capital

Arched Storefronts Will Replace Razed Row on Prime Williamsburg Block

The last bits of remaining storefronts in a row of five on a prime stretch of Bedford Avenue were demolished in the last month or two, and a rendering has gone up on the fence. Three renderings on a retail rental listing for the development at 184-192 Bedford Avenue show a low-slung brick building with arches and big windows.

bay ridge - dining room with built-ins, coffered ceiling and plate shelf

Bay Ridge Row House With Built-ins, Bay Window, Coffered Ceiling Asks $1.2 Million

This early 20th century row house hasn’t been on the market since the 1940s and while it may be in need of some updates it also has potential with with built-ins, inlaid floors, a coffered ceiling, and more.


Photo by Nicole Franzen

The Insider: Luscious Browns Undergird Elegant Interiors in Newly Reno’d Park Slope Brownstone

“It was one of those perfect projects, with architects who brought great ideas to the table,” said Whitney Parris-Lamb, co-founder with Amanda Jesse of Prospect Heights-based interior design studio Jesse Parris Lamb. Together with the architecture firm Model Practice, they carried out the sweeping overhaul of a generously proportioned late 19th century brownstone, a project nearly three years in the making.

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