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Jehovah’s Witnesses Put Up Three More Buildings For Sale

The Real Deal is reporting that the Jehovah’s Witnesses have three more of their local properties on the market, including their flagship building at 25-30 Columbia Heights. The properties being marketed are a 135,000-square-foot development site at 85 Jay Street in Dumbo, a residential building at 124 Columbia Heights in Brooklyn Heights and Jehovah’s Witnesses’ current […]

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Construction for Brooklyn Heights Cinema Slated for Spring

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports that construction on the property at the corner of Orange and Henry is due to begin this spring. The developers who plan to turn Brooklyn Heights’ shuttered movie theater into condos expect to start construction in spring 2016 and complete the job in fall 2017, according to Colin Lieu, who handles […]

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Study Finds $250 Million Needed For Maintenance in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Crain’s New York reports today on a new study, commissioned by Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp., that recommends spending $250 million to maintain the wooden pilings on which the Park sits…money that would come from the two residential towers planned for Pier Six. In this case, maintenance would require a $90 million upfront investment—a sum that the […]

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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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Long-Standing Eyesore Slapped With New Violations

At the corner of Clark Street and the bucolic Monroe Place resides the notorious neighborhood eyesore, 100 Clark Street.  The Brooklyn Eagle cheekily reports the dilapidated “half-demolished historic house” owned by Newcastle Realty Services has been slapped with new Buildings Department violations including a “partially open roof” and cracked facade.  The Eagle also reports the Scaffold […]

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Public Hearing for Pier 6 Towers Scheduled for This Thursday Evening

A public hearing for the proposed towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be held this Thursday, July 30th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at St. Francis College, Founders Hall, 180 Remsen Street.   As previously reported, the meeting is the direct result of a lawsuit settlement between People for Green Space Foundation and […]

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Charming Brooklyn Heights Featured in The New York Times

The New York Times featured Brooklyn Heights in their Real Estate section’s July 22nd installment of “Living In,” a blog that offers “the inside scoop on New York City neighborhoods and beyond.” The post outlines the neighborhood borders and diverse architecture, real estate pricing, schools, restaurants and shops and a brief history.   Reporter, Alison Gregor […]

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Brooklyn Heights’ Least Expensive Apartment On The Market

Ever wonder how little it can cost to purchase property in Brooklyn Heights? We scanned listings at Streeteasy for the entire neighborhood, and found a sweet studio in a well-established Central Heights building for $215,000. The Brown Harris Stevens listing for 70 Remsen Street is on the first floor (Unit 1J) and apparently in need […]

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Juice Whiz Erica Huss ‘Squeezes’ Into One Brooklyn Bridge Park

Juice purveyor Erica Huss, co-founder of Blueprint Cleanse, has purchased one of the few remaining units at One Brooklyn Bridge Park, 360 Furman Street. Her $2.25 million waterfront condo is a 2-bedroom duplex, with entrance, living & dining rooms on the top floor, and the bedrooms plus a windowless family room on the lower level. […]

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Montague Street Radio Shack Tuning Out By End Of August

The long-lived Radio Shack at 110 Montague Street is vacating the premises by the end of August, a store manager tells BHB, for the reason one might expect… a marked hike in monthly rent. The RS staffer told us that sales in the neighborhood don’t merit the increase, so the franchise has decided to say […]

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