Brooklyn News: Wild Bird Fund Is Opening a Park Slope Outpost

‘Graham Ave-Ave of Puerto Rico’ Street Sign Was Changed to ‘Graham Ave,’ Then Quickly Restored

Williamsburg residents awoke to a surprise today: The “Graham Ave-Ave of Puerto Rico” street sign that hangs above traffic on the corner of the busy thoroughfare and Moore Street was removed and replaced with a sign simply reading “Graham Ave.”

outside of 183 7th avenue

Wild Bird Fund will take over the space at 183 7th Avenue. Photo by Susan De Vries

Wild Bird Fund to Open Brooklyn Location for Locals Who Love Wildlife

In big news for the borough’s wildlife lovers, the Wild Bird Fund will be opening an outpost in Park Slope just two blocks west of Prospect Park.

sun room

Photo by David Mitchell

The Insider: Spectacular Curved Windows on Rear Facade Upgraded Park Slope Neo-Fed Inside and Out

At 5,000-plus square feet and chock full of intact detail, the circa-1910 Neo-Federal brick row house was grand to begin with. Its main drawback? The kitchen’s placement is in a rear extension, closed off from the rest of the house. “Once upon a time, when the household had a staff, the kitchen was in the basement,” said architect and founding partner Brendan Coburn of The Brooklyn Studio (formerly known as CWB Architects).

dining room

Photo by Nick Glimenakis

The Insider: Long-Awaited Reno Freshens Park Slope Home for Book- and Game-Loving Families

A piano in the kitchen, a marigold-colored stove and a dedicated closet for video and board games are pretty clear indicators that the family that occupies this three-bedroom apartment on the fourth floor of a limestone walk-up is creative, color-friendly and delightfully fun unconventional.

aerial view of the proposed project

The new development will rise on the corner of Fulton Street and Saratoga Avenue. Rendering by Marvel via NYC HPD

Bed Study to Get Truly Affordable Complex With 238 Apartments, Food Co-op, Community Programs

A new genuinely affordable housing development with 238 apartments for seniors and low-income families, a food co-op, workforce development program, and community-owned Internet service will rise on a huge vacant swathe at the corner of Fulton Street and Saratoga Avenue in Bed Study, plans released by the city details.

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