Domino Park officially opened Sunday -- the fanfare included acrobatics, music and performances -- and was flooded with children all weekend.
Just a few more days and Brooklynites will finally be able to access more waterfront green space in Williamsburg.
When Domino Park opens to the public, it will have waterfront seating, picnic areas, bocce and volleyball courts, and a playground designed to resemble a colorful version of the former factory here.
Recent decisions by the Landmarks Preservation Commission have caused members of the preservation community to question the agency's commitment to preserving the architectural heritage of the city.
Chakrabarti has become a prominent voice in the debate over how our cities will be constructed in the face of global warming, a housing crisis and increased gentrification.
Surprisingly, a proposal for the adaptive reuse of the Domino Sugar Refinery was approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission this morning with no changes.
The team behind the redevelopment of the Domino Sugar Refinery needs to go back to the drawing board for its surprising new direction, first revealed in October.
New renderings for the Domino Sugar Factory have been released ahead of a Landmarks Preservation Commission meeting.
The building's new architect, Vishaan Chakrabarti of Practice for Architecture and Urbanism, wants to leave a gap between the new building and the old.
Last week, Two Trees filed a second round of building permits for its megadevelopment at the Domino Sugar Refinery. The building at 320 Kent Avenue will rise 36 stories and stand 401 feet tall — even larger than the first 35-story tower planned at 2 Grand Street.
The 470,106-square-foot complex will encompass 392 units split among 428,801 square feet. The first three floors will house 41,801 square feet of commercial space, which includes retail on the ground floor and office space on the second and third floors, according to Schedule A filings.
Ismael Levya is the architect of record, but SHoP Architects is designing the project. Although we’re not sure how many affordable apartments will be in this building, the city pushed Two Trees to build 700 affordable units out of 2,300 total planned for the development.
According to NY YIMBY, whose story we did not see until after this was written, 320 Kent Avenue is Building D. The above photo shows site C next to the landmarked refinery building and site E in front of it, now a temporary park. Click through to the jump to see a rendering of the building.
Update: A rep from Two Trees tells us that the permits don’t indicate the order of actual groundbreaking and construction, and are for infrastructure work like water, sewer, and utility connections on all the waterfront sites.