Clinton Hill

Rendering Revealed for 489 Washington Avenue, Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s boom continues apace, and today, YIMBY has the reveal for the redevelopment of the existing building at 489 Washington Avenue, in Clinton Hill. The site is three blocks away from the Clinton-Washington Avenue subway station, serviced by the C trains. GB Properties is responsible for the applications. Construction will alter the extant structure, resulting in a tenfold increase in the unit count.

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550 Clinton Avenue, rendering by Morris Adjmi Architects

Morris Adjmi Sits Down With YIMBY to Discuss His First Brooklyn Skyscraper at 550 Clinton Avenue

We last covered 550 Clinton Avenue when the plans were approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission a few weeks ago. Today, we have an interview with the project’s architect Morris Adjmi, illuminating the challenges of building a new tower in a landmarked district. We also have a fresh rendering of the site, depicting 550 Clinton Avenue as approved by the LPC.

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520 and 550 Clinton Avenue view from South, Brooklyn, new design

Morris Adjmi’s First Brooklyn Skyscraper at 550 Clinton Avenue Heads Back to LPC After Revisions

Recent new development in Downtown Brooklyn has been on a historic scale, having been ranked among the most significant growth spurts for a single neighborhood in the city’s history. Plans to build a 29-story residential tower at 550 Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill will spread the boom slightly further out. YIMBY reported on the design in January of this year when it was first proposed to the Landmark Preservation Commission (LPC). After receiving feedback, its architect Morris Adjmi is returning to the LPC with what may be the final design.

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258 Saint James Place, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 258 Saint James Place, Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 258 Saint James Place in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. The site is three blocks away from the Clinton-Washington Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the A and C trains. Twelve blocks away is Barclays Center and the expansive Atlantic Terminal Mall. The Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center subway station connects with the 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, N. Q, R and W trains. Springfield Gardens Homes Inc. is behind the project.

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