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The Mysterious Expansion Of 116 Montague Street

It was February 2009 when BHB first reported on the expansion of 116 Montague Street, when building owner Frank Rio secured approval to add three stories and six residential units to the one-story building. In fact, the Department of Buildings issued a permit in August 2007 to build the 8,030-square-foot residential structure, whose “aged” brick […]

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Sleepy’s Construction Moving Along

The expansion of 116 Montague Street is moving along. Two of the proposed three additional floors have been erected. Brownstoner adds that according to permits filed with the city, six residential units are planned for the structure.

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Work Begins on 116 Montague Street Expansion

The Brooklyn Eagle reports that work has begun on the expansion of 116 Montague Street,  currently the location of a Sleepy’s outlet.   We first reported in February 2009  about the plans.  The  Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the design of 3 additional stories last year after telling planners to go back to the drawing board.  However, […]

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1-800-MATTRESS Out

The brick-and-mortar outposts of the 1800Matress.com company are closing down nationwide after the company filed for bankruptcy in March, now marking yet another vacant storefront on Montague Street. Sleepy’s then acquired the telephone and Web properties of Dial-a-Mattress in a $25-million deal, but shuttered its remaining 20 showrooms, according to a Montague Street Sleepy’s salesman […]

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New Heights preschool and Kindergarten

This fall, there will be a new preschool and Kindergarten in Brooklyn Heights — Congregation B’nai Avraham is expanding its popular Kiddie Korner program with new space at the corner of Montague and Clinton streets for infant and toddler daycare, and a Kindergarten class in the Remsen Street synagogue. The 3,500-square foot space is in […]

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Updated Rendering of Sleepy’s Montague Reno

After BHB reported on the planned expansion of 116 Montague Street, currently home to Sleepy’s,   images from the owner’s original-LPC-rejected plans surfaced in online reports. BHB has obtained the updated, LPC approved  elevations from John S. Newman, of Lindsay Newman Arch & Design . New, better, improved? What do you think? [Larger image via PDF […]

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Air Rights? All Right!

The Sleepy’s Mattress Emporium at 116 Montague Street could have some new upstairs neighbors — its building owner has plans to add three stories and six residential units to the one-story building, according to public building records and sources familiar with the plan. The Department of Buildings issued a permit in August 2007 to Frank […]

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