Downtown Brooklyn‘s ever-expanding skyline is set for yet another major imminent addition with the impending rise of 540 Fulton Street. Set to stand 511 feet tall with 327 residential units, the tower will certainly make an impact on the surrounding neighborhood. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Jenel Management, the 42-story project will span close to 333,000 square feet. About 96,600 square feet will be allocated towards commercial space, while nearly 236,900 square feet will be used for the residential component.
With the main facade beginning to shed the black construction netting and scaffolding, the dark-colored glazed bricks covering The Brooklyn Grove have begun to be unveiled. Standing above Boerum Hill just off of Flatbush Avenue, the new building is located at 10 Nevins Street. The 27-story residential tower will have 184 units comprised of studios to three-bedroom layouts. It is being designed by ODA, with Stephen B. Jacobs Group serving as the architect or record. Adam America Real Estate, Slate Property Group and Vanke US are the developers, while The Aguayo Team of Halstead Property Development Marketing is handling sales.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story hotel at 9 Patchen Avenue, in Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn. Located between Kossuth Place and Van Buren Street, the lot is one block south of the Kosciuszko Street subway station, serviced by the J train. Moris Yero-Shalmi of ABCNY is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Netherlands-based design firm Studio SENK teamed up with DMOO, a rendering company, to visualize a new residential tower in DUMBO, and YIMBY has a first look at the impressive concept. The glass skyscraper would stand between the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge, with a base rising from within the atrium of the recently-completed Empire Stores, and an upper portion that would finally give DUMBO an iconic presence on the overall Brooklyn skyline.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission is reviewing proposals to install a new entrance marquee at the iconic Williamsburgh Savings Bank, in Brooklyn. The property’s official address is 175 Broadway, and it was originally constructed in 1875 by American architect George B. Post. The formidable structure most notably features a large domed tower and an adjacent low-rise structure.