Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Leverich Towers Hotel Reno, New Restaurant Downtown

The building in 2017. Photo by Susan De Vries


    See Inside Brooklyn Heights’ Historic Leverich Towers Hotel, Set to Open to Seniors in March

    Private equity firm Kayne Anderson Real Estate is aiming for a March opening for the highly anticipated conversion of the Leverich Towers Hotel at 21 Clark Street into a high-end assisted living facility for seniors, the firm and its partners said Tuesday.


    Photo via The Corcoran Group

    Four Early 20 Century Century Brooklyn Houses With Vintage Details to See, Starting at $949K

    Here we have a group of early 20th century houses in Windsor Terrace, Bay Ridge, and Marine Park, all under $2 million, including one under a million. They include a well-maintained 1920s brick row house in Windsor Terrace at the high end, asking $1.6 million.

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    Photo by Craig Hubert

    X’ian Famous Foods Opens in Downtown Brooklyn

    Xi’an Famous Foods has unveiled an outpost in Downtown Brooklyn. Located at 54 Willoughby Street, between Jay and Lawrence Street, the space had its soft opening Tuesday, with plans for a grand opening Friday, November 1.

    690 Fulton street

    Photo by Craig Hubert

    Brisket Brothers Opens in Former Habana To-Go Spot on Fulton Street

    Habana To-Go, a takeout and delivery branch of Cafe Habana that stands across the street from their noisy, perpetually busy Habana Outpost in Fort Greene, is no more.

    Interior Design Ideas Brooklyn Shapeless Studios Clinton Hill

    Photo by Hagan Hinshaw

    The Insider: Gut Reno Brings Warm Minimalism, Loft-Like Feel to Clinton Hill Brownstone Duplex

    This classic 19th century brownstone had been denuded of nearly all original detail when architects Andrea Fisk and Jess Thomas Hinshaw of Greenpoint-based Shapeless Studio, only two years old but already with some 30 projects in its portfolio, were hired to do a gut renovation of the garden and parlor floors for new homeowners.

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