A crowning “Welcome” at 30 Columbia Heights, better known as Panorama, is now in full view above the Brooklyn Heights waterfront. The new sign replaces the iconic Watchtower sign that stood as a signifier of the now-removed Jehovah’s Witness headquarters that formerly occupied the building.
A nine-story mixed-use development at 58 Vanderbilt Avenue near the Brooklyn Navy Yard will soon kick off construction following approvals from the New York City Department of Buildings. From local developer Bruchy Lefkowitz, the building will top out at 107 feet and comprise approximately 106,000 square feet.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 1001 Bushwick Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of Grove Street and Bushwick Avenue, the lot is near the Knickerbocker Avenue/Myrtle Avenue subway station, serviced by the M train and the Kosciuszko Street station, serviced by the J train. Joel Berkowitz under the 1001 Bushwick LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Brookfield Properties and Park Tower Group have officially broken ground on the most anticipated phase of the Greenpoint Landing mega-development on the shores of northern Brooklyn. Designed by Jason Long of OMA, the new component is comprised of two residential towers and a vast extension of an existing public esplanade. The western tower features a series of cantilevers that reach outward in step with setbacks on the eastern edifice, giving the development a look reminiscent of a game of Tetris.
YIMBY has exclusive renderings of a new five-story building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located at 566 Grand Street, the structure will eventually comprise 9,203 square feet and is designed by Opera Studio Architecture.