Bed-Stuy Prices Up Over 20 Percent; The Community Bookstore in Brooklyn Cashes In

Posted On Mon, July 20, 2015 By

Posted On Mon, July 20, 2015 By In Real Estate Wire

  • Mariah Carey has a shoe closet bigger than your apartment. [NYP]
  • Bed-Stuy prices have spiked. Homes sales have gone up 20 percent, says a new report. [DNA Info]
  • After rumors of a New Jersey move, Streit’s Matzo Factory has confirmed that they will move operations to Rockland County. [BB]
  • Court Street’s beloved book-mess, The Community Bookstore, will shutter. The owner of the store, and the brownstone that houses the shop, has sold the building for $5.5M. He originally paid $500K for it in 1985. [NYT]
  • A historic Brooklyn church established after the Civil War will be demolished to make way for a new construction. [WSJ]

Images: Bed-Stuy via CityRealty (L); The Community Bookstore via Melville House (R)



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