06/16/11 11:35am

Filming: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Permit # FF 193: On Thu/Fri, June 16-17, 2011 (6am – 10pm)

Filming for feature film Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, starring Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, and John Goodman is occurring today and tomorrow in Dumbo and Vinegar Hill at the following locations:

  • Gold Street between York and Water Streets
  • Front Street between Bridge and Gold Streets
  • Hudson Avenue between Front and Plymouth Streets
  • Water Street between Gold and Hudson Avenue

The film is based on a 2005 novel by author Jonathan Safran Foer.

If you have further questions you can contact their Locations Department at 718-780-6466.

All filming posts are tagged here: DumboNYC.com/tag/filming

{Filming: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 2, 10May2011}
{Filming: “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”, 18Mar2011}

03/16/11 9:00am

109 Gold Street, a 33 unit condominium in Vinegar Hill, that consists of studios, 1BR, and 2BR residences are now on the market. The snazzy website says: “109 Gold Street features Caesar stone countertops, Bosch stainless steel appliances, Liehberr fridge integrated with white lacquer cabinetry, white oak floors, Bosch W/D units, bike & common storage, private outdoor space, fully equipped fitness center, and a landscaped roof deck.” Based on the photos, they look fairly nice, but some will be turned off by the location. There is a “Vinegar Hill 109 Completion Party” on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 from 5-8pm. (If anyone goes, please let us know your impressions).

109 Gold Street joins new development buildings 100 Gold Street and 181 York Street rentals in the area. There are also 99 Gold Street rentals next door and 201 Front Street one block north. There’s also Nate’s Pharmacy next door at 111 Gold Street, and was left out of the list of shopping in the area on the marketing website.

There are ten active listings ranging $345k ($721/sqft) for a 478 sqft studio (#2E) to $720k ($714/sqft) for a 1,007 sqft two bedroom (#4D).

Unit Sq.ft. Beds Baths Price (March 15, 2011)
109 Gold St, 4D 1007 2 2 $720,000 ($714/sqft), $431/mo CC
109 Gold St,2D 1005 2 2 $699,000 ($695/sqft), $371/mo CC
109 Gold St, 4A 662 1 1 $499,000 ($753/sqft), $275/mo CC
109 Gold St, 2B 680 1 1 $480,000 ($705/sqft), $250/mo CC
109 Gold St, 2F 637 1 1 $479,000 ($751/sqft), $258/mo CC
109 Gold St, 2A 663 1 1 $479,000 ($722/sqft), $264/mo CC
109 Gold St, 2C 670 1 1 $460,000 ($686/sqft), $256/mo CC
109 Gold St, 4E 479 0 1 $380,000 ($793/sqft), $192/mo CC
109 Gold St, 2E 478 0 1 $345,000 ($721/sqft), $176/mo CC

{109 Gold St Development, 13Feb2009}

08/17/10 12:12pm

(100 Jay St, $2,095)

(100 Jay St, $2,250)

(99 Gold St, 4H, $2,400)

(100 Jay St, $2,495)

(100 Jay St, $2,498)

Rent check is a scan of some current rentals in Dumbo. Today’s post looks at the five least expensive rentals on the market in Dumbo. Local real estate brokers tell us that the market for rentals continues to be in demand. According to streeteasy.com today, the current median rental in Dumbo is $3,675 (median size is 1,169 sq.ft and median price per sq.ft is $43). The current least expensive rentals, all studio apartments:

  1. $2,095: 100 Jay Street. 0 bed, 1 bath, 582 sqft. [Prudential Elliman]
  2. $2,250: 100 Jay Street. 0 bed, 1 bath, sqft. not specified [Prudential Elliman]
  3. $2,400: 99 Gold Street, 4H (Vinegar Hill). 0 bed, 1 bath, 672 sqft. [CORE]
  4. $2,495: 100 Jay Street. 0 bed, 1 bath, 557 sqft. [Prudential Elliman]
  5. $2,498: 100 Jay Street. 0 bed, 1 bath, sqft. not specified [Prudential Elliman]

{Rent Check: Current 3 Least and 3 Most Expensive in Dumbo, 09Jul2008}
{Aug 2007 Edition: Lowest Dumbo Apartment on the Market, 23Aug2007}
{Rent Check: Current 4 Most Expensive in Dumbo, 05Nov2008}
{Lowest Priced Dumbo Condo (October 2009), 27Oct2009}

06/10/10 8:50am

What: Vinegar Hill Flea Market & Open Studios
When: Saturday, June 12, 2010, 10am – 5pm
Where: Front Street, Gold Street, Water Street, Hudson Ave and Little Street in Vinegar Hill

Multi-family with lots of furniture,clothing,books, and more!

Download the Vinegar Hill Flea Market flyer (1MB jpg file)

{Annual Vinegar Hill Flea Market 2007}
{Annual Vinegar Hill Flea Market 2009}

05/01/10 11:31pm

Five Boro Bike Tour 2010

5 Boro Bike Tour goes through Dumbo on Sunday 10a-2pm (5/2/2010). As in prior years, 30,000 cyclists will be coming through Dumbo for the 42 mile TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour.

On Sunday, the following streets near Dumbo Brooklyn will be closed intermittently to motorists from 9:15 AM to 3:30 PM for the Five Boro Bike Tour:

  • Navy Street from North Elliot Street to Gold Street
  • Gold Street from York Street to Front Street
  • Front Street from Gold Street to Old Fulton Street (Cadman Plaza)
  • Old Fulton Street (Cadman Plaza) from Front Street to Furman Street
  • Furman Street from Old Fulton Street to Atlantic Avenue

If you are parked on any of the streets above, your car will likely be towed to clear the streets. For more information:
Bike New York

Please use caution along the route.

2010 Five Boro Bike Tour through Dumbo

{Five Boro Bike Tour Street Closures, 03May2009}
{5 Boro Bike Tour 2008, 05May2008}
{5 Boro Bike Tour Coming Through, 06May2007}

12/11/09 1:44pm

Ed Mafoud, grandson of the founder and Principal of Damascus Bakeries gives us a tour of the facilities in Vinegar Hill Brooklyn in this news segment. It’s an interesting view in their bread making operations right in our neighborhood. They have invested in a modern facility to create a high quality baked goods and employs approximately 90 staff.

Damascus Bakeries (damascusbakery.com)
56 Gold Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201