Construction Update

168 Plymouth Street’s Expansion and Conversion Taking Shape in DUMBO, Brooklyn

Work is progressing on the loft conversion and two-story expansion of 168 Plymouth Street in the DUMBOBrooklyn Historic District. Alloy Development is bringing 46 units to the 100-year-old structure that was once the home of the Concrete Daylight Factory, aka 42 Jay Street. The adjacent 130-year-old Brick & Timber Building, aka 50 Jay Street, is also undergoing renovations and a one-story expansion atop the original roof parapet.

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Excavation Underway at 200 Montague Street in Brookyn Heights

Excavation is underway at 200 Montague Street, aka 192 Montague Street, the site of a 20-story residential building in the Borough Hall Skyscraper Historic District of Brooklyn Heights. Designed by Beyer Blinder Belle, the 140,700-square-foot structure will rise from a 46,000-square-foot plot that was previously occupied by a four-story commercial building. James M. Patterson of Ancora Engineering is listed as the applicant of record.

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53 Pearl Street’s Approved Plans Await Construction In DUMBO, Brooklyn

BKSK Architects‘ approved plans that were last submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), which call for a renovation and expansion of 53 Pearl Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn, await construction. The team revealed its latest design for the 140-year-old Italianate-style structure a year ago after initial plans from March 2019 that called for a tall multi-story addition at the rear of the property, were denied for being both “out of scale” and “contextually inappropriate.” The building was once a factory for the Masury Paint Company and was transformed into rental apartments several years ago.

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One Clinton’s Stone Façade Continues to Rise in Brooklyn Heights

Curtain wall installation is progressing on One Clinton, a 36-story mixed-use building in Brooklyn Heights. Alternately addressed as 280 Cadman Plaza West, the Flatiron-esque structure is designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Hudson Companies and will span 295,000 square feet with 134 residential units. The project will also house a 9,000-square-foot STEM research center and One Clinton Street Library, a new public library that replaces the former Brooklyn Heights Library that once stood on the site.

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