Downtown Brooklyn

One Boerum Place’s Superstructure Quickly Rising in Downtown Brooklyn

The angular reinforced concrete superstructure of One Boerum Place is rapidly taking shape in Downtown Brooklyn. Located on a narrow site bound by Boerum Place, Red Hook Lane, and Fulton Street, the mixed-use condominium building will eventually top out at 21 stories. The project is being designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Avery Hall InvestmentsAllegra Holdings, and Aria Development Group, which acquired a $165 million construction loan from Jutland Finance. One Boerum Place is expected to cost around $250 million.

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FXCollaborative Celebrates Topping Out of One Willoughby Square, the Tallest New Office Building in Downtown Brooklyn

YIMBY recently attended the topping-out ceremony and ribbon cutting of One Willoughby Square, aka 420 Albee Square, in Downtown Brooklyn. The 34-story, 495-foot-tall reinforced concrete skyscraper is the tallest new office building in Brooklyn and will contain 500,000 square feet of newly built Class A office space. FXCollaborative is the designer and JEMB Realty is the developer of the project. Gilbane Building Company is in charge of the construction.

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Rendering illustrates new expanded areas of Long Island University's Brooklyn campus - RXR Realty

RXR Realty Celebrates Groundbreaking on Major Expansion of Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus

This month Long Island University and RXR Realty celebrated the commencement of a multimillion-dollar capital improvement project at the institution’s Downtown Brooklyn campus. Located near the buzzing intersection of Flatbush and Dekalb Avenues, the improvement plan arrives as part of an initiative to modernize existing academic and recreational facilities.

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YIMBY Scopes Views From the Top of Jeanne Gang’s 11 Hoyt Street in Downtown Brooklyn

YIMBY recently went on a hard-hat tour of Jeanne Gang’s 620-foot-tall, 57-story skyscraper at 11 Hoyt Street in Downtown Brooklyn. The wavy, rippling precast façade has reached the flat roof parapet, while work on the podium and lower floors is headed toward completion. Tishman Speyer is the developer and Hill West is the architect of record for the Studio Gang-designed residential project. Edmund Hollander of Hollander Design is in charge of landscaping for the outdoor green space above the motor courtyard and podium section.

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