Carlotta Williams, 68, looked across Bushwick Avenue where green construction boards surround the Charles Lindemann House, a historic mansion with a gaping hole in its roof. Williams texted her daughter, who grew up dreaming of buying the mansion, to tell her it was being torn down.

The demolition began in late November for the 1890s-vintage mansion at 1001 Bushwick Ave. and is still underway. Williams attended a rally in early December following virtual meetings and calls to the community board from neighbors who want to designate the mansion a landmark.

The Lindemann House at 1001 Bushwick Ave, Nov. 25, 2020. Bklyner/Cai Pigliucci Carlotta Williams, 68, looked across Bushwick Avenue where green construction boards surround the Charles Lindemann House, a historic mansion with a gaping hole in its roof. Williams texted her daughter, who grew up dreaming of buying the […]

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