Visit Truman Capote’s Brooklyn Heights; Bronx to Get $10M to Improve River Access

Posted On Mon, November 2, 2015 By

Posted On Mon, November 2, 2015 By In Real Estate Wire

  • A collection of photos depicts what Brooklyn Heights looked like when Truman Capote was a resident in 1958. [Atlas Obscura]
  • The city received a $10M grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to construct two bike and pedestrian bridges and to develop a short pathway along the Bronx river. [DNA Info]
  • Hudson Companies’ plan for a new Brooklyn Heights library has gotten the go-ahead from the City Planning Commission. [6sqft inbox]
  • Gentrification strikes Alphabet City. [NY Post]
  • Google ditches plans to open its first-ever retail store in Soho. [Crain’s]

Images: Brooklyn Heights in 1959 by David Attie (L); Bronx River (R)



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