This studio in Pacific Park's 550 Vanderbilt offers sleek modern finishes and is close to culture, parks and transportation.
Windows are going in at Greenland Forest City Partners’ 550 Vanderbilt Avenue, the first condo tower to break ground in the massive 17-building Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards mega-project in Prospect Heights.
Construction is proceeding at a rapid pace at Greenland Forest City Partners’ 550 Vanderbilt Avenue, part of the massive Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards development.
You may have thought the modular tower known as B2 or 461 Dean Street would have already reached its full height by now, since it was the first building to break ground, back in 2012, but in fact that honor goes to the market-rate tower at 550 Vanderbilt.
Designed by COOKFOX Architects, it embraces the company’s principles of biophilia and materials that are tied to neighborhood context. In more simple language, that means large windows will afford ample daylighting and expansive views of Brooklyn and beyond, with flowering planters at the sill.
Greenland and Forest City Ratner Friday started demolishing the big old warehouse at 752 Pacific Street to make way for two apartment buildings planned for the block between Carlton and Vanderbilt Avenues — a large piece of the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park development. A representative for Forest City Ratner sent us these photos of the demolition.
The 100 percent affordable 535 Carlton Avenue and market-rate 550 Vanderbilt Avenue will both rise on this property, bringing a total of 580 apartments, 298 of which will be affordable. The rep revealed that two other buildings (“B13 and B14”) are tentatively planned for the site as well, but permits haven’t been filed yet. Click through to see more.
Photos via Forest City Ratner