Tree Falls on Brooklyn Heights Frame Houses
Sadly, the front of the houses are completely obscured by the tree; at this point it’s tough to estimate if the facades were damaged. Here’s a snapshot pulled from Google:
The photo below was snapped a few weeks ago by Wooden House Project contributor Chelcey Berryhill; it seems that No. 146 was undergoing renovation. Chelcey recalls that a plaque on the house says ca. 1826. We know that frame house construction in Brooklyn Heights was outlawed as early as 1852.