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Brooklyn Paper Ponders Brooklyn Bridge “Park” Plan

The Brooklyn Paper weighs in on the latest scheme to fund Brooklyn Bridge Park: Brooklyn Paper: The deal calls for the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society’s holdings in Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO to be rezoned for residential use — a change that real-estate experts believe will send the value of the Society’s properties well north […]

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Brooklyn Heights Broker Talks Real Estate

BHB stopped by Brooklyn Heights resident and real estate broker Donald Brennan’s latest “Let’s Talk Real Estate” coffee chat at his home in Brooklyn Heights. Brennan covered in depth topics like buying vs. renting, the inventory of large apartments in Brooklyn Heights, the Watchtower properties, and price spreads between Manhattan and Brooklyn. Even better—the next […]

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Watchtower Properties: $1 Billion? Really?

Brooklyn Heights resident and real estate broker Donald Brennan files this guest post: After reading the ‘Real Deal on Watchtower Properties’ post here last week I got to thinking – a billion dollars, for 25 properties, where did that number come from?  While I am aware of the impeccable condition of these properties, inside and […]

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Lookey Lou – 24 Remsen Street

There will be an Open House at 24 Remsen Street this Sunday (5/16) from noon – 2pm hosted by MyHomeBrooklyn. The property is currently high-end rentals but was redeveloped with condos in mind. MHB’s Donald Brennan tells us, “The point of the open house is not to promote this property itself, with its walk-in closets, […]

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Inside Look Upstairs at Truman Capote’s House

Truman Capote lived in the basement apartment of 70 Willow Street from about 1955- 1965.  On April 26, the BHA hosted an event celebrating the author on the main floor of the residence.  Among those reading from Capote’s work were Boerum Hill resident/Brooklyn Heights based author Peter Hedges and actress Lauren Ambrose. Donald Brennan from […]

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