Thanks to Landmarks Preservation Commission approval, a small piece of Brooklyn street front is being reconfigured and repaved in a move the New York City Department of Transportation says will make things both safer and…
As the Jehovah’s Witnesses place their Brooklyn properties on the market, the group has agreed to give the city $5.5 million towards rebuilding Bridge Park 2, located below the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in DUMBO. The park has been in limbo for over a decade, and previous plans to renovate and upgrade the dilapidated site never came to fruition. The redesigned park could have a skate park and a multipurpose field, although the Parks Department will have to finalize the redesign, according to the Brooklyn Paper.
Last week, Brownstoner brought us a construction update on the seven-story, 74-unit residential redevelopment at 51 Jay Street, in DUMBO, and now YIMBY can announce the expansion project has officially topped out. Its residential units average 1,815 square feet apiece and have commanded one of the highest price per-square-foot figures in the neighborhood, selling at $2,083 per-square-foot. The building is nearly 75 percent sold, as reported earlier, and move-ins are expected sometime next summer or fall. Residents will have a slew of amenities available to them, and 1,333 square feet of retail space is planned on the ground floor. Slate Property Group and Adam America Real Estate are the developers, while ODA Architecture designed the project.
The residential redevelopment of the former three-story, 81,805 square-foot manufacturing building at 51 Jay Street, in Dumbo, has topped out, according to Brownstoner. The structure has been transformed into a seven-story building and now measures 135,658 square feet. Seventy-four condominiums units will spread across the majority of the building, measuring an average 1,815 square feet apiece, and 1,333 square feet of ground-floor retail is planned. The project includes six separate penthouses and is currently 75 percent sold with move-ins expected in mid-2016. Slate Property Group is developing is ODA Architecture is the design architect.
Earlier this year, Brownstoner reported that construction was finishing up at Alloy Development’s five-story, five-unit residential project at 55 Pearl Street, in Dumbo, and now Dezeen has the latest photos of the completed building. The structure is actually broken up into individual, 18-foot-wide townhouse units, each measuring 3,500 square feet. The façade is made of concrete, wood, metal and glass, and the project reportedly sold out in 2013.