Brooklyn Real Estate

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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new Torren flatbush
Brooklyn Real Estate
Downtown Brooklyn

New Flatbush Ave. Rising; Toren Condos Getting Clad

The line of residential towers envisioned for Flatbush Avenue just off the Manhattan Bridge is materializing before our very eyes.   Oro I is fully decked out, and the Toren Condos at 150 Myrtle Ave. are rising to their 38 stories quickly.  Also, below, the first glimpse of Toren’s cladding peeks through–looks nice at this […]

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110 Livingston
Brooklyn Real Estate

First 110 Livingston Unit Up for Resale

This lovely 2-bedroom is on the market, the first we know of in the building to be put on the block soon after the building has sold out. The apartment weighs in at roughly 1200 square feet, with a good sized master bedroom and two windows in the living/dining room. List price is $950,000. Check […]

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Renzo Piano New Building
Brooklyn Real Estate
Downtown Brooklyn
Neighborhood News

Renzo Piano’s 1000-foot Downtown Brooklyn Tower–UPDATE: Plans Scrapped

This rendering made us sit up and take notice — it’s the first one we’ve seen of Ratner’s long-rumored City Tech tower at Jay and Tillary Streets downtown. The preliminary work on-site has already begun, according to some. According to Wikipedia, the building will contain “a large amount of additional classroom and laboratory space, as […]

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Brooklyn Real Estate
Downtown Brooklyn

236-240 Atlantic Ave. Plans: 40 Condos, Ground Floor Retail

The old BP station at Atlantic and Boerum Place (right across from the House of D and a block from Trader Joe’s) is still a development waiting to happen–but we’ve got more information thanks to the Department of Buildings’ new project of scanning application materials. Filings at DOB show the developer is proposing a five-story […]

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Brooklyn Real Estate
Downtown Brooklyn

Public Meeting on House of Detention Expansion, June 21, 7 PM

Several local community groups are hosting a panel discussion on the proposed expansion of the Brooklyn House of Detention. The City has proposed that the facility double in size, and is exploring options for encasing the building with residential and/or commercial development. The meeting is taking place tomorrow, Thursday, June 21, at 7 pm at […]

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Brooklyn Real Estate
Downtown Brooklyn
Neighborhood News

63 Schermerhorn Christened “Schermerhorn Court”

The former church site at 63 Schermerhorn whose facade boasts a big old cross is having its baptism, confirmation, or what have you — it’s now officially known as Schermerhorn Court, and is offering apartments for rent ranging from studios to 1-bedrooms plus office, no prices yet. Their site boasts color video intercoms, a courtyard, […]

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110 Livingston
Brooklyn Real Estate
Downtown Brooklyn

Brooklyn Links Friday – the Update

Happening in Brooklyn – The Latest Read Garden Design from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Rain Gardens (bbg.org) A Cat’s View of Brooklyn (Gothamist) Atlantic Yards Parapet Fallout (GL) DUMBO Then & Now (Dumbo NYC) Water Taxi Considering Atlantic Ave. & Governor’s Island Stops (BDE) Photo: Rain 1945, Arthur Leipzig

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110 the movie
110 Livingston
Brooklyn Real Estate

110 Livingston – The Movie

It’s a rainy day out so pull up a chair, get some popcorn, and fasten your seatbelt. The rumors are true–we just noticed on 110livingston.com that they’ve gone and posted a promotional movie of testimonials about the building and neighborhood. It’s just like one of those PBS documentaries on the Civil War or New York […]

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