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Florida Developer Buys Witnesses’ Towers Hotel, Will Convert to Senior Housing

The Wall Street Journal reports that Florida based private equity firm Kayne Anderson has bought 21 Clark Street, better known as the Towers Hotel, from the Watchtower Tract and Bible Society, better known as the Jehovah’s Witnesses, for $200 million. The building has an interesting history, recounted by our late founder here. According to the […]

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More Evening and Morning Walk Photos

Yesterday (Friday) evening there was an even prettier than usual sunset, so I walked across to the Promenade and got this shot of the harbor, with the Statue of Liberty seen beyond Governors Island. Tug Bruce A. McAllister, seen this morning from Whitman Peak on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. The nearly completed lower portion […]

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A View From Inside the Watchtower, Continued: Apocalypse Not

“Orthocath” continues his story of life as a “Bethelite” in 1970s Brooklyn Heights here. In this installment, he tells of the passing of the fateful prediction for 1975, as well as of the acquisition of the Towers Hotel and the digging of a tunnel.

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