Remember the crazy rendering, for an apartment building at 785 Dekalb Avenue in Bed Stuy, with a giant slanted porthole in the center, topped by a gold dome? Brownstoner said the mad, mod design resembled a “space-age city hall for sea monkeys,” and a local scrawled “yuppie boxes” on top of the rendering posted on the construction fence.
Now construction is far enough along to see the actual building is actually turning out pretty well. The facade and windows are going in, as a construction update from New York YIMBY shows. (more…)