Exterior work is nearing completion on 540 Fulton Street, a 511-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Jenel Management, the 43-story, 330,000-square-foot building will yield 327 residential units, as well as 71,844 square feet of commercial space and 22,054 square feet of retail on the lower podium floors. The project is located at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Fulton Street.
Recent photos show the progress on the curtain wall since our last update in mid-November. Since then, nearly all of the the glass panels have been installed and the construction crane has been removed from the Fulton Street elevation.
A three-story section on the upper corner of the building’s main northern elevation and a smaller section on the southern backside are still awaiting the glass façade, and several of the gray panels have yet to be installed between the floor-to-ceiling windows on the lower floors above the podium. The exterior hoist remains attached to the edifice, but should be disassembled in the coming months. The extended rectangular volume atop the last residential floors protects the mechanical units and will be hidden by a secondary layer, most likely made with gray metal panels as seen in Marvel Architects’ rendering.
The retail space will sit on the first and second floors. The offices will occupy the third through eighth floors, followed by the residences, which include 96 affordable units, stretching between the tenth and 43rd stories of the reinforced concrete skyscraper. Residential amenities include a lounge, a fitness center, and a rooftop terrace with views of Downtown Brooklyn’s continually growing skyline, the New York Harbor, and Manhattan to the north.
540 Fulton Street is planned to be completed this year, though an exact date was not specified.