New Look: BAM South, 286 Ashland Place

286 Ashland Place286 Ashland Place, image by Grain Collective

New renderings are up for the future BAM South tower at 286 Ashland Place, via Grain Collective; the site’s developer is Two Trees, and the design architect is Enrique Norten of TEN Arquitectos, while Ismael Leyva is the design architect.

286 Ashland Place

286 Ashland Place landscaping, image by Grain Collective

The new images give a better idea of the skyscraper’s impact on the Downtown Brooklyn skyline, and it will be significant, rivaling the nearby Williamsburg Savings Bank Tower. Luckily 286 Ashland Place will be quite attractive, complementing its future neighbors with TEN Arquitectos’ innovative and contemporary take on high-rise design.

286 Ashland Place

286 Ashland Place, image by Grain Collective

In terms of scope, BAM South will stand 32 stories tall, and the building will have 384 residences, 20% of which will be designated as ‘affordable’. 286 Ashland Place will also have a 21,928 square foot retail component, 45,148 square feet of cultural space, and an extensive outdoor component, illustrated in the renderings from Grain.

286 Ashland Place

286 Ashland Place, image by Grain Collective

While the building’s impact on the skyline will be relatively significant, the plans for the base of the tower are even more impressive, and promise to activate a slice of Downtown Brooklyn with elevated public space, providing an additional avenue for pedestrian traffic beyond the current plane. Grain’s first glimpse at the landscaping is also promising, with flowerbeds and grasses comparing to arrangements along The High Line.

286 Ashland Place

286 Ashland Place, image by Grain Collective

Completion of 286 Ashland Place is expected in August of 2016, and excavation for the tower is now underway.

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3 Comments on "New Look: BAM South, 286 Ashland Place"

  1. Sandra victor | June 12, 2015 at 9:14 pm |

    I am trying to apply to all of these beautiful building that are going up in downtown Brooklyn.

    My mother is in a nursing home I would like to apply for these rental,so that I can be close.

  2. Merella parker | September 14, 2015 at 12:18 pm |

    When will they be accepting applications for these appartments. I missed the last load of apartments. will any of them be low income or affordable housing

  3. what is the application process can i set an interveiw or can you send an application for three bedroom to 1785 Lindin Blvd avenue Brooklyn N.Y 11207 apt 1A Thank You

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