Wednesday, February 3, 2016

“If you’ve crossed the Manhattan Bridge into Brooklyn at...

"If you've crossed the Manhattan Bridge into Brooklyn at some point within the last 40 years, you've seen the giant red letters: "Watchtower." The illuminated sign crests along the skyline proclaiming the world headquarters of the Jehovah's Witnesses, the religious group that is better known for its door-to-door evangelism than its substantial real estate holdings in Brooklyn. But now that the 733,000-square-foot headquarters complex and 2 other nearby properties are up for for sale, the sign glows with new meaning — a beacon for development. The sale is expected to bring in as much as $1 billion, and the buyer will take ownership of nearly 1 million square feet of development rights. @edwardcarusophoto photographed the Jehovah's Witnesses headquarters while on #nytassignment." By nytimes on Instagram.

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