Construction has topped out on Morris Adjmi Architects’ Front & York, a 1.1-million-square-foot residential project at 85 Jay Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Developed by CIM Group and LIVWRK, the 21-story structure spans a full block and will yield 728 apartments with prices starting around $950,000.
Articles by Michael Young
BKSK Architects is currently awaiting word from the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) on its latest proposals to renovate and expand 53 Pearl Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. The team revealed its latest design for the 140-year-old Italianate-style structure a year ago after initial plans from March 2019, which called for a tall multi-story addition at the rear of the property, were denied for being both “out of scale” and “contextually inappropriate.” The building was once a factory for the Masury Paint Company and was transformed into rental apartments several years ago.
Curtain wall installation is progressing on One Clinton, a 36-story mixed-use building in Brooklyn Heights. Alternately addressed as 280 Cadman Plaza West, the Flatiron-esque structure is designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Hudson Companies and will span 295,000 square feet with 134 residential units. The project will also house a 9,000-square-foot STEM research center and One Clinton Street Library, a new public library that replaces the former Brooklyn Heights Library that once stood on the site.
Construction has gone vertical at 30 Front Street, a 26-story mixed-use building in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Fortis Property Group, the 270-foot-tall building will contain 74 apartments, averaging 2,400 square feet apiece.
Façade work is progressing swiftly at One Boerum Place, a 21-story residential building in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Avery Hall Investments, Allegra Holdings, and Aria Development Group, the project will contain 122 units and is expected to cost around $250 million.