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An Imminent Opening for the Bossert?

Can it be true? Can the long-awaited grand–and I do mean grand–re-opening of the Bossert finally be upon us? The Brooklyn Paper says, yes, indeed. Or, maybe. Fen Hotels, which runs dozens of hotels across Latin America and a handful in the United States, will be the operator of the landmarked Montague Street hotel and […]

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Summer Has Come And Gone: Hotel Bossert Yet to Re-Open

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle’s “Eye on Real Estate” has been following the progress of The Hotel Bossert gut-renovation.  The project underway is to include 279 guest rooms and a rooftop restaurant.  Back in March they reported the “Waldorf-Astoria of Brooklyn” re-opening had been pushed back to this summer.  Yet, here we are one week away […]

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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 […]

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Winter Of Discontent: Bossert Hotel Gets A New Architect

Looks like the conversion of the Bossert Hotel will take a little longer as developers the Chetrit Group and David Bistricer have decided to change architects. This on the heels the their latest plans being nixed by the LPC. Also, residents of nearby 200 Hicks Streets have voiced their concerns about noise and other issues […]

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Curbed’s Historic Brooklyn Bike Tour Includes Eugene Boisselet House

Curbed has assembled a nifty bike tour of Brooklyn’s best 100 year old plus buildings – all located near Citi Bike docking stations. So after you take in Homer Fink’s Hidden Brooklyn Heights Walking Tour Saturday (6/1) morning, hop on a bike and hit those other historic sites. Stops in the Heights include the Brooklyn Historical Society (also part of our walking tour), the Hotel St. George and 24 Middagh Street aka the Eugene Boisselet House which is currently in the midst of an exterior renovation:

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All-New Bossert Hotel Could Open As Soon As Summer 2013

The Bossert Hotel could begin receiving hotel guests at 98 Montague Street as early as this summer, according to a report from the Architect’s Newpaper—as long as construction remains on schedule. That includes preserving the facade, lobby and reception area, updating the rooms with new design finishes and amenities, and restoring the Marine Roof to […]

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Board of Standards & Appeals Unanimously Approves Bossert Hotel Conversion

On Tuesday January 8, the Board of Standards & Appeals unanimously ruled to approve a request for variance to change the Certificate of Occupancy at the Bossert Hotel for transient hotel use, accessory hotel use and commercial use at 98 Montague Street. That means that following its sale last year by the Jehovah’s Witnesses to […]

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83 Year Old Bossert Tenant Worries About Its New Owners

The Brooklyn Paper reports that one of the Bossert Hotel’s four rent-controlled tenants, 83 year old Monica Grier, has some concerns about life under the building’s new owners.

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Watchtower Sells 67 Remsen Street For $3.25 Million

BHB reported in late July that another property in the Jehovah’s Witnesses real estate portfolio had hit the marketplace: the beautiful five-story, 5,088sf residential brownstone at 67 Remsen Street—which ironically backs up to the organization’s recently sold Bossert Hotel. Brownstoner shares that the Brooklyn Heights building has sold for $3.25M, just a shaving from its […]

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Sunday Sunset: Bossert Boarders Take In The View

A handful of guests at the Bossert Hotel at 98 Montague Street witnessed one of the best views in Brooklyn Heights last Sunday evening, from the soon-to-be former Watchtower property’s 14th-story “Marine Roof” balcony. Check out the sunset they saw below the jump.

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