When the old Bancroft Bank Building met the wrecking ball a few years ago, the site, at 3 West 29th Street, was tentatively planned to give rise to a residential tower designed by Moshe Safdie. In September of 2017, that changed, when HFZ Capital filed plans for a Bjarke Ingels-designed office skyscraper, as reported by YIMBY. Now, we have the exclusive reveal for the first renderings of the new building, which will apparently be even more prominent on the skyline than originally planned.
Downtown Brooklyn has seen an incredible number of new residential buildings rise up in recent years, redefining the neighborhood and boosting its overall visibility relative to the rest of the Borough. Today, we have a look at a new kind of development for the area, featuring a fusion of design that will bring much-needed modern office space to the booming district.
With so many new residential buildings on the rise in Williamsburg, it’s easy to forget about office development in the neighborhood. But that’s exactly what’s in store for 107 North 1st Street. The project will create 18,000 square feet of office space by integrating modern amenities into a historic brick building. The Melamed Architects-designed revamp will also bring a retail tenant into the first two floors.
Permits have been filed for a four-story commercial building at 151 Dwight Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The site is eleven blocks away from the Smith-9th Street subway station, serviced by the F and G trains. Otsego LLC will be responsible for the development.
74 Trinity Place will be a substantial addition to the Financial District’s tapestry of buildings, and now, work for the project is starting to progress above ground level. Once complete, the 26-story tower will bring 310,000 square feet of new office space to the neighborhood, which is somewhat of a surprise, since it was originally expected to house condominiums.