Month: February 2009

Brooklyn Real Estate
Downtown Brooklyn

Markowitz Calls for Shops at Brooklyn Municipal Building

Borough President Marty Markowitz called for shopping on the ground floor of the Brooklyn Municipal Building, in his recent state of the borough address, a proposal which had been first floated a while back.  Marty urged the city offices to relocate to the planned City Point building at the old Albee Square Mall site, to […]

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Brooklyn’s Tallest Building On the Way
Architecture
Brooklyn Real Estate
Downtown Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s Tallest Building On the Way

The building under construction here is 111 Lawrence Street, which is rising fast and when completed will be Brooklyn’s tallest building.  A project by the Clarett Group, it will be 50+ stories according to their site–DOB puts the number at 51 stories, or 514 feet tall.  According to Wikipedia, that’s two feet taller than the current […]

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