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The Abandoned Resorts of New York’s Borscht Belt

The Nevele Grand Resort

Nevele Grande Hotel Pool

The Nevele Grande Hotel was a high rise hotel located in New York’s Borscht Belt.

The Nevele Grande opened in 1903 served by its memorably-strange name (“Nevele” is “Eleven” spelled backwards) chosen as an homage to the eleven nineteenth-century schoolteachers who discovered the land that hosted the former property.

Nevele Grand Billboard

At its prime, the Nevele Grand featured a 27-hole championship golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones and Tom Fazio, as well as 430 guest rooms, two ballrooms, a pair of natural lakes fed by a 35-foot natural waterfall; a ski chalet fed by multiple chair lifts and a Hawaiian-themed nightclub and pool complex.

Nevele Grand Waikiki Pool

After over a century of continuous operation, The Nevele Grand closed its doors in 2009. The property is now privately owned and awaits pending demolition after standing vacant for almost a decade.

Neville Grand Aierial Main

Nevile Stardust Room

Nevele pool after

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