Restoration

Brooklyn Will Get Back Its “Wonder Theater”

Jen Carlson reports for Gothamist: Loew's Kings Theatre In Brooklyn Will Reopen Next Year. Last year, it was announced that the Loew's Kings Theatre in Flatbush, one of the five grand "Wonder Theatres" in New York and New Jersey, was going to be restored to its former circa-1929 glory.  A look inside at the time showed the current state of beautiful decay and abandonment, and all...

Restored Battery Maritime Building May Be Getting a Glass Addition

Jeremiah Budin reports for Curbed: Construction Starts Back Up on Battery Maritime Building. The Dermot Company's plan to put a glassy $150 million hotel addition on top of the historic Battery Maritime Building stalled in 2009 after they weren't able to secure financing. Now, although there's no official word from the developer, Downtown Post has noticed that construction is underway atop the existing century-old ferry terminal, which was...