Look what we found tacked to the construction fence at the stalled Whole Foods site at 242 Bedford, aka 193 Berry Street, in Williamsburg: Two new renderings! The drawings show a combination black steel and glass with red brick and a newly simplified roof; a cube hovers over the corner of the building on the Bedford side. (A previous rendering showed the view from Bedford with a different roof line and entrance.)
We think it’s a very attractive look in keeping with Williamsburg’s — and the site’s — industrial past. We hope it will be built, but nothing much has happened on this site for years, although earlier this month the Brooklyn Eagle ran a story saying construction was under way.
We don’t see any applications for new building permits, but in December an Alt-1 permit was issued to enlarge the existing building. Click through to the jump to see the site. The new poster on the fence says construction is expected to wrap in winter 2014. Oh well.
What do you think of the design?