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    Williamsburg in the 1940s

    WEEKENDEDITION Before Williamsburg was overrun by hispters, gentrified and, most recently, invaded by finance bros, it was a quite and working-class neighborhood. In fact, based on archival images of Williamsburg in the 1940s via Curbed, the North Brooklyn nabe seems better suited for a Jimmy Stewart movie, than a hip bastion of septum piercings and bulldogs. Check out the images after the jump. … [more]

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    From left: Matthew Fotis, 234 Union Avenue, 250 Pacific Street and Fred Wilpon

    Midtown-based landlord BCB Property Management sold a pair of Brooklyn buildings for a combined $21.2 million, a spokesperson for the seller told The Real Deal. Sterling Equities, led by New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon, acquired the five-story walk-up building at 250 Pacific Street in Carroll Gardens. Enterprise Asset Management bought the six-story walk-up at 234 Union Avenue in Williamsburg. [more]

  • 79 Grand Street

    79 Grand Street

    WEEKENDEDITION Yet another new residential building is coming to Williamsburg, this time to 79 Grand Street on the corner of Wythe Avenue. [more]

  • From left: Vice headquarters and Shane Smith

    From left: Vice headquarters and Shane Smith

    Quickly-growing media company Vice is moving to new 60,000-square-foot digs in Williamsburg as it seeks to more than double its workforce. [more]

  • 139 North 10th Street

    139 North 10th Street

    Commercial lender and developer Greystone’s Printhouse Lofts at 139 North 10th Street are 50 percent leased less than two weeks after hitting the market. Click here to see the photos.

  • Rendering of 155 West Street

    Rendering of 155 West Street

    A trio of stalled development projects along the Williamsburg waterfront are looking to renew their building permits and revive work halted during the recession.

    Property owner Rector Hylan is looking to renew a 2006 permit to build 18- and 24- story towers with 450 apartment units at 420-430 Kent Avenue, two blocks from Two Trees Management’s Domino Sugar project. Twenty percent of the units in the properties would be affordable, according to DNAinfo. A nearby project at 462-490 Kent Avenue, dubbed the Rose Plaza on the River, would bring five buildings with 754 units, 226 of which would be affordable. That project was approved in 2010. [more]

  • Interiors at 260 North 9th Street

    Interiors at 260 North 9th Street

    UPDATED, 3:40 p.m., June 9: Condominium development 260N9, located near McCarren Park at Williamsburg’s 260 North 9th Street, is gearing up to start sales next month. [more]

  • 59 Frost Street in Williamsburg

    59 Frost Street in Williamsburg

    New renderings have been revealed for a new affordable housing development in Williamsburg. [more]

  • From left: "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" and 120 Jackson Street

    From left: “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” and 120 Jackson Street

    The impending demolition of 120 Jackson Street, where “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” author Betty Smith once taught sewing to immigrant children, has neighbors in a NIMBY uproar. [more]

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    119-123 Kent Avenue

    WEEKENDEDITION Someone with an appetite for space has set his or her sights on Brooklyn. A new building coming to Williamsburg will feature a nearly 10,000-square-foot single-family residence. [more]

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    163 North 6th Street in Brooklyn (Credit:

    Heritage Equity Partners’ church-to-rental conversion at 163 North 6th Street in Williamsburg is now leasing. [more]

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    12-16 Meserole Street in Brooklyn

    A family of institutional investors is asking $22 million for a portfolio of four properties in Williamsburg.

    The Lefkowitz family developed a string of five-story residential buildings at 12, 14, 16 and 18 Meserole Street about nine years ago. The sites are renting at 25 percent below market rate, Crain’s reported. Eastern Consolidated is marketing the buildings. Just last week, Sterling Equities bought a 61,000-square-foot Williamsburg multi-family rental building at 76-80 Meserole Street from Cornell Realty Management for $36 million, as The Real Deal reported. [more]

  • 234 Wythe Avenue

    234 Wythe Avenue

    WEEKENDEDITION J. Crew has scored permits for the renovation of a warehouse space in Williamsburg, making a new Brooklyn outpost for the clothing retailer likely. [more]

  • Urban Alloy Towers

    Urban Alloy Towers in Queens

    A “net-zero” Staten Island public school and a futuristic mixed-use building and transportation hub in Queens are among the latest projects to receive a new batch of eye-popping renderings in the past week or so. Click here for our slideshow.

  • Interiors of penthouse at 149 Kent Avenue

    Interiors of penthouse at 149 Kent Avenue

    Two separately-owned units on the highest floors of Northside Piers have hit the market as a package deal for $5.2 million. If the asking price is met, it would be the most expensive sale ever for a home in Williamsburg. [more]

  • From left: the Wythe Hotel, XX and 390 Wythe Avenue

    From left: the Wythe Hotel, 87 Wythe Avenue and 390 Wythe Avenue

    From the April issue: For better or for worse, few neighborhoods were more transformed by the last development boom than Williamsburg. [more]

  • From left: Levin, rendering of Domino Sugar factory project and Jed Walentas

    From left: Steve Levin, rendering of Domino Sugar factory project and Jed Walentas

    At a hearing on the redevelopment of the Domino Sugar factory, the zoning subcommittee of the City Council voiced concern the 2.2 million-square-foot project could house more people than the Brooklyn neighborhood can handle. [more]

  • Menachem Stark did not leave a will

    April 02, 2014 09:59AM

    Menachem Stark (right) with his wife Bashie and son

    Brooklyn developer Menachem Stark, whose slaying has yet to yield an arrest, did not have a will, according to court records. His widow Bashie Stark was appointed yesterday as administrator of the estate, which will be required to list all of Stark’s assets in bankruptcy court as well as surrogate’s court. Bashie’s seven children have been named as beneficiaries.

    “The assets of the estate are unknown,” Seth Rubenstein, a lawyer for the widow, said. “The administrator must appear in a bankruptcy proceeding whose resolution may or may not bring assets into the estate.” [more]

  • 738 Grand Street

    738 Grand Street

    WEEKENDEDITION New renderings have been released for the S3 Architecture-designed 738 Grand Street in Williamsburg. [more]

  • Rendering of Domino Sugar factory redevelopment

    Rendering of Domino Sugar factory redevelopment

    The City Planning Commission has approved Two Trees Management Company’s redevelopment plan for the landmarked Domino Sugar site in Williamsburg.

    Two Trees plans to convert the shuttered waterfront factory at 292-314 Kent Avenue into 2,184 apartments and 631,000 square feet of office space. [more]