Bed-Stuy Residents Are Calling for Accountability Around Dangler Mansion

Bed-Stuy community members have compiled a list of demands following the demolishment of The Jacob Dangler Mansion, reports Carib News. The list is directed towards the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), the New York City Department of Buildings, the Mayor’s Office, and developer Tomer Erlich. Despite repeated community organizing since July, no one protected Bed-Stuy residents … Read more

Bed-Stuy Locals Rally to Stop Sale of Dangler Mansion Site

The historic mansion at 441 Willoughby Ave. might be gone, but local resolve to enact change in the city’s landmarking and development processes, and hold developer Tomer Erlich accountable for his actions, is building. Around 30 people, including elected officials, […] Click here to view original web page at

Bed-Stuy Calls For Dangler Mansion Justice: Report

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — Residents and local elected officials rallied at 441 Willoughby Ave. this Saturday to call for the developer who demolished the Dangler mansion, and the landmark commissioner who say they acted too slow to save it, to be held accountable, according to Brownstoner. The site reports that around 30 people, including local Council … Read more

Bed-Stuy’s Dangler Mansion Was Up for Landmark Status. So Why Was It Reduced to Rubble?

At around 5 pm on a sweltering July evening, Lauren Cawdrey’s phone started blowing up. Her neighbors on Willoughby Avenue in Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuy neighborhood were reporting that windows were being removed from the Jacob Dangler mansion, a Chateauesque-style mansion built around 1900 on the corner of Willoughby and Nostrand Avenues. Ms. Cawdrey, vice president of … Read more

Bed-Stuy’s beloved Dangler Mansion gets the wrecking ball after Landmarks fails to act

Get our insider newsletter delivered direct to you. The clock has run out on efforts to save Bed-Stuy’s Jacob Dangler mansion: The New York City Department of Buildings issued a permit for full demolition of the building Tuesday. Video posted on Instagram by neighbors Wednesday shows demolition of the 1890s structure has … Read more