The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has approved the expansion of an existing residential building at 53 Pearl Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. With pre-construction underway, the building will slowly rise from four to eight stories.
53 Pearl Street
Work has yet to commence at 53 Pearl Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn, where BKSK Architects has designed a multi-story rooftop expansion for the landmarked 140-year-old Italianate-style building. Located between Plymouth Street and Water Street, almost directly to the east of the Manhattan Bridge, the structure was once a factory for the Masury Paint Company and was transformed into rental apartments several years ago.
BKSK Architects‘ approved plans that were last submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), which call for a renovation and expansion of 53 Pearl Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn, await construction. The team revealed its latest design for the 140-year-old Italianate-style structure a year ago after initial plans from March 2019 that 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.
New proposals from BKSK Architects include a batch of revised renderings and residential floor plans for 53 Pearl Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. The Italianate-style structure, originally completed in 1880 as a factory for the Masury Paint Company, was recently converted into a rental apartment building.