Two Blue Slip features 421 rental units with views in all directions, floor-to-ceiling windows, and Bosch washer and dryers.
The 28-story building, known as Hoyt and Horn, will have 368 units total. It replaced the city's Human Resources Administration.
Affordable units are now up for grabs in the big glassy building going up where a huge block-long parking garage stood for years in Downtown Brooklyn.
A third affordable housing lottery has opened at Park Tower Group’s neighborhood-transforming mega-project Greenpoint Landing in Greenpoint. Monthly rents and income caps are on the low end of the scale for affordable housing in Brooklyn.
The brick, metal and glass facade has reached the lower levels of the Downtown Brooklyn tower that is replacing a block-size parking lot at 300 Livingston Street.
Since last fall’s update, construction has steadily moved forward at Park Tower Group’s Greenpoint Landing mega-development in Greenpoint.
The progress has been concentrated on the first three low-rise buildings, all of which contain only affordable units and are developed in partnership with L+M Development, co-developers of the townhouses at Navy Green. Handel Architects, designers for the 10-building master plan, are also in charge of these first three buildings.
First to begin, 21 Commercial Street has almost wrapped up installation of its exterior wall. The design calls for a predominantly brick facade with black metal accents and industrial style windows.
Image source: Wired NY
Looks like a plan exam is in for the property 29-07 Queens Plaza North, according to the Department of Buildings. Plans were filed on 11/20/12 At one point in the past it looked like a 23 story hotel by Ashihara architects was in the works but now it looks like a 31 story mixed use building is potentially going to go up there. The plans indicate it will be 179,288 square feet (107,007 square feet residential, 72,281 commercial) in size. 61 enclosed parking spots are also in the plans.
Image source: Handel Architects (click for larger image)
Recently, Greenpointers wrote about a large development coming to Greenpoint from the Park Tower Group, who owns a 22 acre piece of land at the tip of Greenpoint. More details about the development:
“Their proposed development, dubbed Greenpoint Landing, will ultimately result in 10 residential towers between 30 and 40 stories high totaling 4,000 units of housing – 20% of which will be affordable. Handel Architects designed the project and, according to their website, the development will feature a new marina, seasonal putting green, ice rink and even possibly a footbridge to Long Island City.“