For those of you who regularly find yourself above Empire on Washington, you've undoubtedly seen the development site that is being built at 995 Washington. It's a tiny little triangular piece of land that I used to joke would be perfect for a squatter with a teepee.
But in this day and age, it's actually a $2.5 million plot worthy of the following:
This style of architecture I like to call "21st Century Magna-Tile" design, a post-post-post-modern school that is alternately referred to as the Amazon.com Movement, or ACM for short. For more information, go to Wikipedia. However, for more information on this particular topic, just ask anyone hanging out at the Subway sandwich shop.
The Q at Parkside
News and Nonsense from the Brooklyn neighborhood of Lefferts and environs, or more specifically a neighborhood once known as Melrose Park. Sometimes called Lefferts Gardens. Or Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. Or PLG. Or North Flatbush. Or Caledonia (west of Ocean). Or West Pigtown. Across From Park Slope. Under Crown Heights. Near Drummer's Grove. The Side of the Park With the McDonalds. Jackie Robinson Town. Home of Lefferts Manor. West Wingate. Near Kings County Hospital. Or if you're coming from the airport in taxi, maybe just Flatbush is best.