The New York Economic Development Corporation Thursday released renderings of the future Bedford-Union Armory transformation and announced that BFC Partners and Slate Property Group will jointly develop the project.
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.
After years of preparation, could GFI Development and Aufgang Architects be close to starting construction at a parking lot at 810 Fulton Street in Fort Greene? A Brownstoner reader noticed the lot, between Vanderbilt and Clermont, was closed as of Friday, December 4, and sent Brownstoner these photos.
To the woe of local preservationists, the Landmark Preservation Commission has announced that, following review, they did not find a former bank in Prospect Heights to be worthy of landmarking. The neoclassical property at 856 Washington Avenue has been approved for demolition, with permits filed to replace it with a 14-story condo building.
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.
Just like our rents, Brooklyn’s buildings are going up, up, up. With this week’s announcement of a 600-foot-tall commercial building at 420 Albee Square and a 1,000-foot-tall tower at 340 Flatbush Avenue Extension, we thought it was high time to see how a few buildings-in-the-works measure up.
SHoP Architects unveiled a new rendering of the 1,000-foot-tall tower planned for 340 Flatbush Avenue Extension — Brooklyn’s future tallest structure.
Gateway Elton Phase III
As the East New York community fights against rezoning plans for the area, construction continues on the affordable Gateway Elton complex in the Spring Creek section of East New York — and now the solar-powered complex has won an award for affordable excellence.
An expanded market, community center and 166 units of affordable housing are now planned for the city-owned Flatbush Caton Market site at 794 Flatbush Avenue in Flatbush.