Façade installation is approaching the 1,066-foot pinnacle of the The Brooklyn Tower, a 93-story residential supertall skyscraper at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn and the tallest structure in the outer boroughs. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS Development, the building will yield 550 residences, with 150 for purchase, as well as a 100,000-square-foot retail podium bound by Flatbush Avenue Extension to the northeast, Fleet Street to the northwest, and DeKalb Avenue to the south. This public portion of The Brooklyn Tower will utilize the landmarked Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn, which is being renovated. Douglas Elliman is serving as the exclusive marketing, sales, and leasing agent for the property. YIMBY last reported that 30 percent of rentals are designated as affordable housing units, and residences for purchase start over 500 feet above street level.
YIMBY went to check out the views from Olympia, a 33-story residential building at 30 Front Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed by Fortis Property Group, the 401-foot-tall sail-shaped tower will yield 76 condominiums designed by Workstead. The units will come in one- to five-plus-bedroom layouts with sales and marketing led by Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes of the Eklund Gomes Team at Douglas Elliman and Karen Heyman at Sotheby’s. Urban Atelier Group is managing the ongoing construction, Manhattan Concrete created the superstructure, and King Contacting Group is in charge of the CMU work, exterior insulation finish systems, and roofing for the project, which is bound by Front Street to the north, Washington Street to the east, and York Street to the south.
Façade installation has begun on 595 Dean Street, a two-building mixed-use development in the Pacific Park complex in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by TF Cornerstone, the complex will yield a total of 798 units between the 23-story West Tower and 28-story East Tower. Residences will come in studio, studio alcove, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom layouts, with 240 homes slated for affordable housing. The development will also contain 72,600 square feet of public open space, ground-floor retail area, a 455-car parking garage, and a Chelsea Piers Field House. TFC Pacific Park GC LLC is the general contractor and MNLA is the landscape designer for the property, which is bound by Pacific Street to the north, 550 Vanderbilt Avenue to the east, 535 Carlton Apartments to the west, and Dean Street to the south.
Excavation and foundation work are ramping up at 375 Dean Street, site of a 12-story residential building in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Developed by 35 Holding LLC, the 125-foot-tall structure will yield 79,715 square feet and 104 units, as well as a cellar and ground-floor retail space. Empire Management & Construction LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Dean Street and the busy corridor of Fourth Avenue.
Façade installation has begun on 350 Butler Street, a topped-out 11-story residential building in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Designed by Queens-based Robert Litchfield Architect and developed by The Brooklyn Home Company under the 346 Butler LLC, the 116-foot-tall, 48,572-square-foot, structure will yield 31 units. Titan Realty & Construction LLC is the general contractor for the project, which stands between Fourth Avenue and Gregory Place.