Last Thursday we were lucky enough to get a tour, along with 40 or so potential food vendors, of Pier 1 at Brooklyn Bridge Park. As you can see from these photos, it’s pretty spectacularâ€”and not that far from being finished. We’ll have a follow-up post tomorrow with a close look at the toddler playground. In the meantime, make sure you check out photos #8 and #9 of the grand steps that were built with granite recycled from the Roosevelt Island Bridge. When those summer sunsets roll around, this will be about the best seat in Brooklyn!
Three contiguous buildings with the same architect but two different owners are going up at the corner of Putnam and Bedford. The furthest along is 1192 Bedford Avenue, at the far left above, a mixed-use building of five stories with six apartments, according to DOB filings. Next door at 1190 Bedford is what seems to […]
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The City Council voted yesterday to rezone the former site of the Rheingold Brewery in Bushwick, where developer Read Property plans to build a massive complex of about 10 buildings spanning about five blocks, DNAinfo reported. The mixed-use buildings will rise seven and eight stories high and house 977 rental apartments and 54,000 square feet of retail. […]
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