Tag: Heights

  • Brooklyn Heights: A Historic Waterfront Community Minutes From Manhattan

    Brooklyn Heights: A Historic Waterfront Community Minutes From Manhattan

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    Deborah Hallen first visited Brooklyn Heights as a member of an amateur chamber music group. A year later, she moved there. A year after that, following a performance on Staten Island, she met Paul O. Zelinsky, an illustrator of children’s books, who, it turned out, also lived in Brooklyn Heights, in his art studio. “I…

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  • Living In … Brooklyn Heights

    Living In … Brooklyn Heights

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    The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, overlooking Brooklyn Bridge Park, is a favorite walking area for residents and tourists. Long known for its charming homes, the neighborhood has been enhanced in recent years by the transformation of the waterfront. Source link

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  • ‘Frida and Diego’ of Boyle Heights return to Roosevelt High

    ‘Frida and Diego’ of Boyle Heights return to Roosevelt High

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    When Alfonso Aceves and his wife, Adriana Carranza, commit to painting a mural, a few brushstrokes become public declarations of protest, resilience or inspiration. As they transform a flat wall into a beautiful work of art, the Boyle Heights-born couple say, they pour part of their hearts into each brushstroke through concentration, a steady hand…

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  • Inside a Picture-Perfect Residence in Pacific Heights – Sotheby´s International Realty

    Inside a Picture-Perfect Residence in Pacific Heights – Sotheby´s International Realty

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    From its quiet tree-lined street in Pacific Heights, this five-level 1911 residence presents an enchanting historic charm, with a pitched gabled roofline, decorative trim, clapboard siding, arched and bay windows, and dentil moldings that bring to mind the homes of storybooks. San Francisco, California | Neil Bassi, Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage But…

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  • Latest Bears stadium legislation would add $3 to ticket prices at Arlington Heights site to help pay off Soldier Field debt – Chicago Tribune

    Latest Bears stadium legislation would add $3 to ticket prices at Arlington Heights site to help pay off Soldier Field debt – Chicago Tribune

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    SPRINGFIELD — Tickets to games and other events at the Chicago Bears’ proposed Arlington Heights development would come with a $3-per-person tax under legislation filed in the Illinois House on Thursday that seeks to jump-start stalled talks over state assistance for the team’s anticipated decampment to the northwest suburbs. Proceeds from the $3 admission tax…

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  • Inside a Tudor-Style Home in Presidio Heights – Sotheby´s International Realty

    Inside a Tudor-Style Home in Presidio Heights – Sotheby´s International Realty

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    In the early years of the 20th century, appealing tree-lined streets with grand Edwardian- and Tudor-style estates of San Francisco’s prestigious Presidio Heights enclave attracted an array of local notable families. Today, popular boutiques, trend-setting restaurants, and the Presidio’s alluring greenery, trails, golf, picnic areas, and beachfront augment the appeal. This handsome four-level residence—dating to…

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  • New York’s Best New Building Is The Last New Building In Brooklyn Heights

    New York’s Best New Building Is The Last New Building In Brooklyn Heights

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    An unparalleled location including the best views, walkable neighborhoods and parkland is among the … [+] things that makes Quay Tower special. SERHANT Quay Tower is a magnificent new residential building situated directly on the Brooklyn waterfront and rising thirty stories. Its position directly across the water from the southern tip of Manhattan makes for…

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  • Tax plan proposal filed in Springfield that could aid Bears’ proposed Arlington Heights development – Chicago Tribune

    Tax plan proposal filed in Springfield that could aid Bears’ proposed Arlington Heights development – Chicago Tribune

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    Legislation was filed in Springfield on Monday that could help the Chicago Bears finance their proposed development in Arlington Heights by freezing the property tax assessment on the former Arlington International Racecourse property for up to 40 years. The plan, which would require the Bears to invest at least $500 million in converting the 326-acre…

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  • Chicago Heights warehouse engulfed in flames – Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Heights warehouse engulfed in flames – Chicago Tribune

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    A major fire at a Chicago Heights warehouse broke out Monday morning. Multiple fire departments responded to the extra alarm fire at the Morgan Li warehouse, 1101 Washington Ave., shortly after 6 a.m., said city spokesman David Ormsby. The warehouse, which sells furniture and fabrics, was fully engulfed in flames, Ormsby said. As of 10:30…

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  • ‘Wuthering Heights’ review: lost in the moors — and in adaptation at Chicago Shakespeare

    ‘Wuthering Heights’ review: lost in the moors — and in adaptation at Chicago Shakespeare

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    The wild heart of Emily Bronte’s 1847 gothic novel “Wuthering Heights” is the tempestuous love story between Catherine Earnshaw and the single-named Heathcliff, their relationship driven by passions as feral as nature itself. “Love story” is a bit of a misnomer. In Bronte’s ferocious novel, Cathy and Heathcliff’s star-crossed love becomes twisted into a bouquet of…

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