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85 Jay Street For Sale

Big news for DUMBO today: 85 Jay Street, that coveted property owned by the Jehovah’s Witnesses, is finally on the market, The Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports. The property–which

spans an entire city block and has been used as a parking lot for as long as anyone can remember–has nearly 1 million square feet of development rights. This sale offering is the latest step in the ongoing exodus of Jehovah’s Witnesses’ from DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights to upstate New York.

To advertise, the Jehovah’s

team has painted large lettering along the block long gray fence beckoning 85 Jay! 85 Jay!