Brooklyn News: The Historic Hotel Bossert Faces Foreclosure

Hidden Prospect Heights Carriage House With Wood Burning Stove Asks $5.495 Million

Looking like a charming dollhouse, this 1880s former carriage house is tucked in the middle of a block in the Prospect Heights Historic District. Reached via a long driveway, 158 Prospect Place no longer sports horse stalls and instead is a single-family abode with a rustic flavored interior and a generous yard.

Nevins Street Apartments. Photo by Susan De Vries

Affordable Housing Lottery Still Open as Conversion of Downtown Brooklyn YWCA Wraps

A YWCA that opened in Downtown Brooklyn in 1912 and has served for decades as temporary housing for clients of the Office of Mental Health is just about ready to debut new affordable and supportive housing.

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The hotel in 2017. Photo by Susan De Vries

Storied Hotel Bossert Where Dodgers Partied Faces Foreclosure in Brooklyn Heights

The saga of the iconic Hotel Bossert in Brooklyn Heights continues, with the owners facing foreclosure after missing mortgage payments and racking up hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt on the 113-year-old building — once touted to reopen as a luxury hotel.

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The Outsider: Gravel Expanse, Wattle Fencing Give Bed Stuy Garden a European Courtyard Feel

Brook Klausing’s clients had recently purchased the two lower floors of a brownstone, with impressive, large-paned windows on the back wall that Klausing likened to “viewing boxes.” But there wasn’t much to view. “The backyard was a blank slate,” he recalled.

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A Carroll Gardens Brownstone With Fancy Plaster and Three More to See, Starting at $1.29 Million

Our picks for open houses to check out this weekend are found in Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Crown Heights and Ocean Hill. They range in price from $1.29 million to $13.75 million.

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