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KFC Next to the Cook Mansion Will Likely Be Swallowed by an Apartment Building

KFC Next to the Cook Mansion Will Likely Be Swallowed by an Apartment Building

A six-story apartment building is going up on the lot between the landmarked Cook Mansion (aka Catherine Lipsius House, aka Spooky Mansion) and the elevated M train tracks, which means that the little ugly KFC will likely get swallowed by the construction, reported YIMBY today

Spooky Mansion on Willoughby Ave Named a City Landmark

Spooky Mansion on Willoughby Ave Named a City Landmark

Who doesn’t love the sight of the beautiful and very likely haunted Catherina Lipsius House, also known to Bushwick residents as The Spooky Mansion on Willoughby and Bushwick Aves? You’ll be happy to hear that it shall stand even more proudly, with all its ghosts and creepy secrets, because it was named one of the city’s new landmarks at a NYC Landmark Preservation Commission hearing yesterday