By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Brooklyn historical treasure, the Grand Prospect Hall, may soon be demolished.

The building was sold, and the new owners have filed demolition permits.

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The Victorian-era banquet hall has been the location of countless weddings, bar mitzvahs and graduations for decades.

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Neighborhood activists are now fighting to save the building by seeking landmark status.

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Editor’s note: This story first appeared on August 28, 2021.

CBSNewYork Team