Rendering by Marvel Architects via DNAinfo

Architect firm Marvel Architects has released a rendering for Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park’s sixth residential tower and neighborhood school, located at 664 Pacific Street.

The tower looks notably similar to another Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park building, B3 at 38 6th Avenue, despite this being Marvel Architects’ first design within the complex. SHoP Architects’ rendering for 38 6th Avenue shows a similarly boxy, stacked structure.


This month marks Brownstoner’s Steel Anniversary. We’re taking some time to look back at our past, even as we design a new future.

A sunken living room with a fireplace. A bathtub with a view. A secret garden. Balconies and roof decks. Even a 40-foot-tall fluorescent light installation running from basement to roof.

In designing his home in Red Hook, a circa-1900 brick row house on a cobbled street one block from the water, and carrying out a near-total renovation of what was little more than a shell, Thomas Warnke put in pretty much everything he ever wanted.


This weekend was the 12th annual Open House New York — a two-day bonanza of architecture tours, events and general building fandom. From the Brooklyn Army Terminal to the Kings Theatre and beyond, architecture fans clambered all over Brooklyn this weekend. If you had to miss out on the fun, here’s a glimpse at the action.

Concrete Baskets

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On September 22 we launched an Instagram photo challenge that pays tribute to the late Joseph Lee Sweeney and his iconic “Doors of Brooklyn” poster. To commemorate the first anniversary of his passing, we asked our readers to submit their own photos of their favorite Brooklyn doors.

On October 24, Sweeney’s birthday, we will present a second homage to his work with a new poster featuring 30 doors from your submissions!

To join the photo challenge, post your favorite door on Instagram along with the hashtag #thedoorsofbrooklyn and the tag @brownstoner. You can also send photos directly to maude [at] brownstoner [dot] com.

See what others have been posting.


Joseph Lee Sweeney is a name few Brooklynites will recognize, and yet he left us with a remarkable legacy. A Park Slope resident, successful architect and gifted photographer, Sweeney scoured Brooklyn on foot, documenting hundreds of the borough’s gorgeous doorways. In 2004, he picked 30 of his favorite photographs to create an iconic poster called “The Doors of Brooklyn.”

Today marks the first anniversary of Sweeney’s death. In honor of his contribution to the community, we’re launching a tribute to Sweeney’s project by inviting you to share your portraits of Brooklyn’s majestic doors.