Downtown Brooklyn

Macy's Redevelopment

Vision: Plans for Downtown Brooklyn Macy’s Redevelopment by Leeser Architecture and Ismael Leyva

YIMBY previously posted renderings of a tentative redesign and redevelopment set for the Macy’s store in Downtown Brooklyn, and now we have another submission from the project’s competition, though evidently this creation was not selected. The design comes from Leeser Architecture and would have featured two residential towers in addition to new and revamped retail space.

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138 Willoughby Street

Extell Acquires CityPoint Site At 138 Willoughby Street, Could Be Brooklyn’s Tallest

Last week, Extell Development acquired the last development site of the CityPoint project at 138 Willoughby Street, in Downtown Brooklyn, in a $115.5 million deal. Extell is technically leasing the 21,500 square-foot site, and the developer is planning to construct a 665,000 square-foot mixed-use tower. A four-story, 65,000 square-foot retail base is part of the deal, and Washington Square Partners and Acadia Realty Trust will own that portion.


100 Willoughby Street

57-Story Tower At 100 Willoughby Street Wraps Up Exterior Construction, Downtown Brooklyn

In March, YIMBY checked in on the construction of AvalonBay’s 57-story, 861-unit mixed-use building going up at 100 Willoughby Street, in Downtown Brooklyn, and now Brownstoner notes cladding is wrapping up around the upper levels of the nearly topped-out structure. Dubbed AVA DoBro, the tower will have 15,000 square feet of retail space in its base, and the first six residential floors should be ready for move-ins by September; the entire building will open in early 2016, and SLCE is designing.


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