If you have wandered through the plazas and past the tall towers of MetroTech, you probably have walked right past an austere Greek Revival temple at 311 Bridge Street.
Breathe some life into the doldrums of March with Brooklyn-based organization 651 Arts’ “Classically Black” performance series. The series of events explores black culture via an array of artistic genres, including dance, music and poetry.
Downtown Brooklyn’s recent residential explosion — while bringing activity and economic growth to the area — wasn’t the intended result of the nabe’s 2004 rezoning. Measures that were meant to turn the area into an office mecca are instead transforming it into a land of luxe condos and rentals.
With a new report released this week, Borough President Eric Adams addresses the neighborhood’s unanticipated needs and what the city can do to for its infrastructure and mixed-use future.
There’s a lot of buzz in the air about the borough’s future tallest tower, coming soon to Downtown Brooklyn. Here are all the key details you need to know.
Brooklyn’s school situation is ever-changing, with the education system shifting alongside borough demographics and sagging under the weight of incoming residents.
It’s a done deal: Downtown Brooklyn’s neo-Classical Dime Savings Bank has officially sold to developers Joe Chetrit and Michael Stern for $90,000,000.
Just what Brooklyn needs: Another T-Mobile.
An additional outpost of the cell phone and communications company has signed a lease at 93 Court Street — a once-glorious Tudor-style architecture office — for $200 a square foot, a CPEX spokesperson told Brownstoner, in what may well be a new high for the area’s retail rents.
Based on a rendering from CPEX, which brokered the deal, the facade of the building will be repaired for the better, but sadly not restored. Trust us, you want to see it in its original glory:
A big step for a bigger development: SLCE Architects will design City Point’s third and final tower — and the tower will be Brooklyn’s third tallest.
The new towers planned for Downtown Brooklyn represent more than sky-high apartments and office space. They’re a taste of Brooklyn’s megacity future — a destiny potentially at conflict with Brooklyn’s artisanal brand.