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Jail Cells Are the New Studio Apartments

Blogger The Real Janelle hooks us up with the scoop on the Brooklyn Heights police station that went on the city's auction block last week. Bidding opened at $2.25 million, then sold for $9.6 million to Manhattan developer Maurice Laboz, reports Brooklyn Papers. Notes Janelle, "the best paragraph: 'Several jail cells are still located in the basement of the building. Some real estate experts said the building could be converted into as many as 40 apartments.' telling. very telling."
· Brooklyn Heights Police Building Sold for $9.6M [Brooklyn Papers, PDF]
· Your Own Brooklyn Heights Police Station [Curbed]