As scenery goes, it’s hard to beat Dumbo.
The restored century-old buildings have bricks the color of merlot. Antique railroad tracks glimmer on streets lined with stone. And two of New York’s most handsome structures, the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges, are front and center.
But while Dumbo offers stimulating sights, its soundscape may be even more distinctive. “Ba-bump” go cars as they bounce across Belgian blocks. “Thup-thup-thup” comes from helicopters flying along the East River. And when subways rumble overhead, the resulting howl, particularly at Plymouth Street and Anchorage Place, can pause conversations.
There is also plenty of noise, residents say, from the throngs of visitors who prowl the neighborhood, turning what was once a sleepy, postindustrial backwater into a somewhat unlikely tourist attraction.
“Everything in life is comparative,” said Clement Price-Thomas, 47, a visual artist and set designer who relocated from Manhattan in the pre-tourism year of 2005. “We used to have a neighborhood that was a dead-end, where you never saw anybody at night.”
Now the same blocks often teem with dozens of people, he said, and he has accepted the new popularity.
“Everything evolves and changes,” said Mr. Price-Thomas, who initially rented a 1,200-square-foot, one-bedroom in a condominium building, before buying it from the unit’s owner, who was the condo’s developer. The apartment, which Mr. Price-Thomas shares with his wife, Zena Sfeir, a film editor, and their 8-year-old son, cost just over million in 2009, he said.
As the artists who once settled Dumbo’s roomy ex-factories have given way to affluent inhabitants, the area’s restaurants and shops have become fancier as well, particularly in the last few years. Gone are many of the mom-and-pop shops that anchored the area. A longtime bookstore, P.S. Bookshop, closed in 2016; the space it occupied on Front Street is now an outpost of Scotch & Soda, a Dutch clothing chain with 5 men’s jeans.
Other arrivals have filled buildings that sat empty for decades. In 2016, after an elegant restoration, a coffee warehouse that had been vacant since the 1960s became Empire Stores, a shopping mall, though not the typical suburban variety. Metal shutters frame its arched windows, and nicked wood columns support the interior.
“Man, has it changed a lot here,” said Lawson Harris, a Pilates instructor who lives in the neighborhood. Ms. Harris, 52, said she had to close her 11-year-old studio in 2017 because the rent had more than doubled.
In 2005, in search of more space for her family, she relocated from neighboring Brooklyn Heights, buying a three-bedroom duplex in a onetime soap factory for 0,000. After a divorce in 2010, Ms. Harris left Dumbo for a few years, then made her way back in 2015, to a two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in a 1908 building where teakettles once were manufactured. The apartment, which her partner, Ray Dorado, an attorney, bought in 2011 for about .5 million, might today fetch .2 million, based on local sales, she said.
While Dumbo has a preserved-in-amber feeling — most buildings have landmark status, courtesy of two historic districts — what really helps set the place apart, Ms. Harris said, is something much newer: Brooklyn Bridge Park. The busy section that threads through Dumbo includes a salt marsh, pine trees, a pebbly beach, a playground and a climbing wall, and a 48-horse, two-chariot carousel that revolves to bouncy organ music (tickets: ).
“I’m nowhere near a car when I go running there,” said Ms. Harris of her regular three-mile jogs through the park, to Cobble Hill and back. “It’s just crazy beautiful.”
Dumbo — an acronym for “down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass” — sits between the Brooklyn Bridge, Bridge Street, York Street and the East River. Some residents describe it as an island, cut off from points south by the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
But far from being marooned, most feel privileged to be part of one of the borough’s most exclusive enclaves. And with many of the basic amenities — grocery stores, hardware stores, pharmacies, wine shops, art galleries and coffee shops — nearby, Dumbo offers few reasons to leave, they say.
Although the paint, steel wool, and coffee companies that dominated life here at the turn of the 20th century may be long gone, Dumbo still has some rough edges. barbed wire twists across a fence near Plymouth Street; a city maintenance shop adorned with oversized wrenches can be found on Adams Street. And a large power plant hugs the shore along John Street.
As for that racket, residents say extra-thick windows usually do the trick. Settling east of the Manhattan Bridge, where tourist traffic is lighter, also helps.
There is also One John Street, a new 42-unit offering from Alloy Development and Monadnock Development, inside Brooklyn Bridge Park. Residents chip in for the upkeep of the open space, as part of a larger goal of making the park self-sustaining.
And coming down the pike is a doozy of a development, 85 Jay Street, which will eat up an entire city block. Codeveloped by CIM Group and LIVWRK, the mixed-use mega-project will have more than 700 apartments, 408 of which will be condos, according to state filings.
In an area with limited inventory, prices are steep.
As for rentals, studios go for about ,300 a month, according to StreetEasy, while one-bedrooms rent for around ,300.
If the Walentas family has shaped modern Dumbo, the late 19th-century champion was Robert Gair, a Scottish immigrant who made a fortune with mass-produced boxes. Mr. Gair also built much of the neighborhood’s western half, and left an imprint so massive the area was called Gairville.
Mr. Gair arrived in Brooklyn in 1887, after running out of room in TriBeCa, and soon constructed Nos. 25 and 30 Washington Street. Other buildings followed, including 45 Washington, which was considered unusually fireproof for using reinforced concrete, a standard that was quickly emulated.
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九宫禁肖全年无错【刚】【刚】【下】【班】【回】【来】，【打】【开】【电】【脑】【看】【了】【一】【会】【大】【纲】，【还】【是】【写】【不】【出】【东】【西】【来】。 【可】【能】【大】【家】【也】【能】【感】【觉】【得】【到】，【最】【近】【的】【剧】【情】【越】【来】【越】【流】【水】【账】，【很】【无】【趣】，【我】【写】【着】【也】【痛】【苦】。 【前】【几】【天】【就】【跟】【大】【家】【说】【过】【这】【个】【问】【题】，【一】【度】【想】【太】【监】【本】【书】。 【不】【知】【为】【什】【么】【写】【完】【美】【世】【界】【篇】【的】【时】【候】【很】【顺】，【我】【知】【道】【自】【己】【要】【写】【什】【么】，【但】【遮】【天】【篇】【很】【累】，【不】【知】【该】【怎】【么】【推】【演】，【一】【团】【乱】【麻】。
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【炎】【宸】【晏】【振】【了】【振】【一】【直】【未】【收】【起】【的】【翅】【膀】，【那】【上】【面】【的】【伤】【口】【已】【经】【凝】【固】，【虽】【使】【用】【时】【仍】【会】【感】【到】【一】【些】【阵】【痛】，【但】【这】【点】【痛】【对】【于】【他】【来】【说】【无】【关】【紧】【要】。 【炎】【宸】【晏】【的】【目】【的】【地】【是】【炎】【龙】【族】【领】【地】【的】【西】【侧】，【那】【片】【表】【面】【上】【荒】【僻】，【实】【则】【一】【直】【在】【进】【行】【秘】【密】【实】【验】【的】【地】【方】。 【听】【他】【的】【手】【下】【说】，【从】【那】【个】【方】【向】【进】【攻】【的】【天】【神】【族】【人】【尤】【为】【多】。 【上】【一】【次】，【天】【神】【族】【就】【已】【经】【发】【现】【那】【里】【藏】
“【白】【起】【要】【是】【那】【么】【傻】，【他】【还】【能】【当】【上】【大】【将】【军】？【秦】【王】【会】【那】【么】【地】【信】【任】【他】？【他】【能】【打】【胜】【仗】？【是】【不】【是】？”【彭】【舟】【点】【头】【道】。 “【是】！”【周】【边】【人】【应】【和】【道】。 “【他】【有】【时】【是】【装】【傻】，【是】【用】【来】【迷】【惑】【别】【人】【的】。【你】【不】【要】【把】【他】【一】【时】【的】【表】【现】【当】【成】【真】【的】！【他】【这】【人】【精】【着】【呢】！” “【是】！” “【就】【比】【如】【上】【次】！【是】【不】【是】？【他】【就】【带】【五】【千】【精】【兵】，【就】【敢】【孤】【军】【深】【入】，【而】【且】！九宫禁肖全年无错【京】【松】【高】【速】【是】【一】【条】【单】【向】【五】【车】【道】【的】【主】【干】【高】【速】【公】【路】，【作】【为】【连】【接】【首】【都】【与】【经】【济】【重】【镇】【的】【大】【动】【脉】，【这】【条】【高】【速】【公】【路】【的】【建】【设】【等】【级】【在】【国】【内】【无】【疑】【是】【称】【得】【上】【首】【屈】【一】【指】。 “【所】【以】【说】，【这】【到】【底】【是】【怎】【么】【一】【回】【事】？” 【此】【时】，【一】【辆】【白】【色】【的】【玛】【莎】【拉】【蒂】【正】【以】【时】【速】120【公】【里】【的】【速】【度】【奔】【跑】【着】，【车】【内】，【林】【剑】【握】【着】【方】【向】【盘】，【眼】【睛】【瞥】【了】【一】【眼】【车】【内】【后】【视】【镜】，【脸】【上】【露】【出】【八】
【秦】【芬】【怔】【愣】【了】【一】【下】，【一】【时】【哑】【然】。 【当】【一】……【真】【正】【的】【母】【亲】【吗】？ 【当】【年】，【她】【离】【婚】【之】【时】，【就】【像】【个】【被】【丢】【弃】【的】【野】【狗】【一】【般】，【格】【外】【落】【魄】。 【这】【一】【年】【又】【一】【年】【的】【摸】【滚】【打】【爬】，【让】【她】【早】【已】【经】【忘】【记】【了】【刚】【有】【苏】【明】【和】【苏】【钰】【时】【是】【怎】【样】【的】【一】【种】【感】【觉】。 【她】【何】【尝】【不】【想】【当】【一】【回】【真】【正】【的】【母】【亲】，【可】【是】，【她】【可】【以】【吗】？【如】【果】【她】【全】【身】【心】【投】【入】【照】【顾】【孩】【子】【当】【中】，【她】【如】【何】【腾】【出】
… 【毒】【液】【装】【甲】，【并】【不】【存】【在】【于】【当】【初】【系】【统】【赠】【送】【给】【他】【的】【全】【套】【战】【甲】【中】。 【那】【是】【用】【一】【种】【完】【整】【的】【液】【态】【智】【能】【金】【属】【制】【作】【出】【来】【的】【战】【甲】【系】【统】，【可】【在】【与】【穿】【戴】【者】【的】【身】【体】【连】【接】【时】【立】【即】【硬】【化】。 【所】【谓】【的】【液】【态】【智】【能】【金】【属】，【更】【像】【是】【存】【在】【于】【一】【种】【金】【属】【和】【液】【态】【之】【间】【的】【生】【命】【体】，【如】【同】【史】【莱】【姆】【一】【样】【变】【幻】。 【与】【血】【边】【装】【甲】【的】【纳】【米】【技】【术】【不】【同】，【毒】【液】【装】【甲】【是】【基】【于】【共】【生】
【放】【下】【紫】【沛】【儿】，【九】【尘】【兴】【奋】【的】【冲】【到】【凉】【亭】【的】【栏】【杆】【前】【朝】【着】【远】【处】【的】【两】【只】【鸭】【子】【大】【喊】【道】“【沛】【儿】【答】【应】【嫁】【给】【我】【啦】！！！”【声】【音】【震】【开】【吓】【得】【周】【围】【小】【鸟】【唰】【的】【全】【飞】【了】，【远】【处】【的】【那】【两】【只】【鸭】【子】【也】【吓】【得】【赶】【忙】【摆】【着】【尾】【巴】【游】【走】【了】。 【紫】【沛】【儿】【跺】【了】【跺】【脚】【脸】【更】【红】【了】【道】“【喊】【什】【么】【喊】，【想】【把】【别】【人】【都】【喊】【过】【来】【吗】。” “【沛】【儿】，【我】【想】【让】【整】【个】【五】【洲】【都】【知】【道】，【你】【紫】【沛】【儿】【是】【我】【的】
【书】【桌】【前】，【在】【莹】【草】【灯】【绿】【油】【油】【的】【灯】【光】【照】【耀】【下】，【是】【丘】【娜】【低】【头】【忙】【碌】【的】【身】【影】。 【在】【她】【脚】【边】【放】【着】【一】【口】【锅】，【此】【时】【锅】【里】【正】【冒】【着】【热】【气】，【书】【桌】【的】【一】【角】【因】【为】【沾】【到】【太】【多】【水】【蒸】【气】，【表】【面】【已】【经】【结】【了】【一】【层】【薄】【薄】【的】【冰】【霜】。 【食】【物】【在】【沸】【腾】【的】【锅】【里】【上】【下】【翻】【腾】【着】，【不】【止】【有】【根】【茎】【在】【里】【面】【起】【起】【伏】【伏】，【也】【有】【不】【少】【是】【丘】【娜】【这】【样】【的】【人】【才】【能】【独】【享】【的】【食】【物】。 【现】【在】【咸】【阳】【的】【平】【民】