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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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Fuming 200 Hicks Street Residents Take Hotel Conversion Grievances To NY Daily News

The group of concerned residents who reside at 200 Hicks Street and voiced their concerns to BHB last Friday about the Bossert Hotel’s conversion back to a hotel have now shared their grievances with the New York Daily News. Brooklyn Heights rez Elizabeth Bailey and her comrades believe the plan before the Bureau of Standard […]

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Bistricer Taking Minimalist Approach to Bossert Conversion?

Your correspondent wished he could attend Tuesday’s real estate luncheon at the Brooklyn Historical Society, but a day job interfered. Fortunately, The Real Deal was on hand to give us the straight skinny on Bossert plans. First off: very few changes are being made to the interior, “which w[as] meticulously maintained by the [Jehovah’s] Witnesses […]

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BBP & Bossert To Be Addressed At Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable

The Brooklyn Historical Society will host a Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable Luncheon, on Tuesday, August 7, from noon to 2 p.m. Among those scheduled to speak are Clipper Equities principal David Bistricer, who will outline his vision for redevelopment of the Bossert Hotel into a boutique hospitality property; and Regina Myer, Brooklyn Bridge Park president, […]

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Bossert Plans Draw Cheers and Caveats

Update: Following last evening’s hearing, a majority of the Community Board 2 Land Use Committee voted to approve the new owner’s request for a variance to re-convert the Bossert to transient hotel use. The matter will now go to the full Community Board for consideration. We’ll keep you posted. David Bistricer, buyer of the Bossert […]

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CB2 to Hold Hearing on Bossert Plans Wednesday, June 20

Community Board 2’s Land Use Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, June 20 to “consider a variance application to be filed at the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) to reconvert the Bossert Hotel back to its original, transient hotel use.” The hearing, along with another to “review proposed changes to the text of […]

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