Back in June 23, 2011 CHLEAKS explained to you how it was that Menachem Mendel Hendel was able to bypass city zoning laws to build his money making hotel. View that post here: Menachem Mendel Hendel Above and Beyond.
October 2012, Mendel Hendel filed an application to convert the property to a Use Group 3 community facility, more specifically, a non-profit institution with sleeping accommodations.
Those of us that live in the Crown Heights neighborhood know that all of Hendels claims regarding what takes place at the Eshel premises is a bunch of hippy dippy boloney.
Read the text of Hendels request: