The owners of the building had a tough time finding a large retail tenant given the landmarked status of the old bank interior so they've decided to turn it into an events space that will be known as Skylight One Hanson. We're obviously thrilled, not only because of the space's size, location and grandeur, but also because it will be the first time (other than an occasional Open House New York weekend) that the public has had unfettered access to view the architectural gem in many years. We're planning on having vendors on the main floor, the mezzanine and the basement. And, yes, there will be food!Great news for us! I can't wait to check it out.
Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Here's some happy news for Fort Greene: The Brooklyn Flea will be setting up in the historic Williamsburgh Bank building at One Hanson Place this winter. The three-month, weekends-only flea market will open on January 9th. As The Flean's management explains on Brownstoner.com explains: