Friday, December 19, 2008

534 17th Street Has Passed On

The most quiet house on the most quiet block. Windsor Terrace sleeper sells.

Property for sale April 2008. Deed transfer recorded on September 17th, 2008.
The seller: Ffg, LLC. The Buyer: Ellen Baxt.
The price, $600,000.

Ellen Baxt the Brooklyn Poet? Welcome to the neighborhood.

Raising the trees...

Plans have yet to be filed to demolish this incredibly tiny shell of a house with its enormous plantation style front yard. A thousand freeze / thaw cycles could not have been kind to this old guy. A gentle shove might be all it takes to knock him to the ground.

He looks naked without his protective leafy overcoat. Don't worry. We are expecting a heavy blanket of snow today.

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