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There Must Be Some Way Outta Here: Watchtower Plans Rockland Compound

The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society is planning to build an 850 person residential and administrative complex in Rockland County according to the Journal News.   The organization paid $11.5 million for the land in Ramapo which is located near its printing facilities in Ulster County.  The Watchtower successfully sold a few of its properties in […]

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Fixes Begin at Columbia Heights Horror House

Workers are replacing the roof at 194 Columbia Heights this week after huge wind gusts blew chunks of debris off the roof and onto the street below last week. The roofers started work on Tuesday and one worker estimated that the project could take all week, depending on the weather. On Feb. 13, emergency responders […]

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Superman’s Old Pad for Rent

If you're looking for the perfect rental space along the Heights waterfront, your opportunity may have just arrived. As previously reported, the former Standish Arms Hotel, a residence for the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society for 26 years, has been sold, and its units are now on the market. The property was snatched up for […]

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Watchtower Not Totally Buggin’ Out

This week Brooklyn Paper's Heights/DUMBO correspondent, Christie "Worldly Person" Rizk reports on the comings and goings of the Watchtower:  Brooklyn Paper: Selloff! But Witnesses Say They Will Remain King of Kings: The Jehovah’s Witnesses may be selling a third of their Brooklyn Heights holdings, but the religious sect, a neighborhood fixture for almost a century, […]

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Who’ll Replace The Watchtower

The Brooklyn Eagle's coverage of the Watchtower's planned sale of several properties is covered in today's New York Times: NY Times: As a Big Landowner Plans to Sell…: The offerings, which were reported in The Brooklyn Eagle, have Brooklyn Heights residents buzzing about the potential for the new properties hitting the real estate market. Residents […]

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Eagle: Watchtower Selling Portfolio of Property

The Brooklyn Eagle reports today that Watchtower Bible and Tract Society has not only put the Standish Arms Hotel on the block, but 5 other residential properties as well: Brooklyn Eagle: Watchtower to Sell Six Properties: A recent eport that the Watchtower Bibleand Tract Society would be selling its building at 169 Columbia Heights,formerly the […]

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