Brooklyn Paper Gets First Look At Bossert Hotel Renovation In Brooklyn Heights

The Brooklyn Paper’s intrepid reporter Matthew “the next Mike McLaughlin or Kuntzman” Perlman got a peek inside the Bossert Hotel renovation this week. The legendary building has been under the care of the Watchtower since the 1980s. In 2012, the group sold it to developers David Bistricer and Joseph Chetrit who are currently renovating the “Waldorf-Astoria of Brooklyn”.

Brooklyn Paper: An historic Brooklyn Heights hotel is on its way to becoming Brooklyn’s Waldorf-Astoria all over again and, at a Purim party in the building this past weekend, our photographer could not help but get shots of the impressive restoration in progress.

The storied Bossert Hotel, which sits on the corner of Montague and Hicks streets and famously hosted the victory party for the World-Series-winning Brooklyn Dodgers in 1955, has sat fallow for decades, but is on its way to becoming a world-class tourist destination once more. Photo by Stefano Giovannini, Brooklyn Paper

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  • e

    Anyone have any update on when it’s slated to open?

  • Dean Collins

    are any of those photos actually “renovations” or what was already in lace, would be great to see some of the actual changes they’ve made…..

  • Andrew Porter

    The Bossert did NOT “sit fallow for decades”—it was used as a hotel by visiting JW’s. So much for accuracy in reporting.

  • David_in_NY

    Not just going to be condos?