Proposals to construct a new public library in DUMBO, Brooklyn have received preliminary approvals from the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). Known as the Adams Street Library, the new property will be the first new branch to debut under the Brooklyn Public Library network.
Permits have been filed for an 11-story commercial building at 167 Plymouth Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Jay Street and Plymouth Street, the corner lot is also address as 29 Jay Street. Three blocks north is the Jay Street subway station, serviced by the F train. Edward J. Minskoff Equities under the Jay Street Office LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Exterior work is wrapping up on 98 Front Street, a ten-story residential building in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Designed by ODA, the reinforced concrete structure features the firm’s signature irregular cubic massing and will contain condominiums with 100 distinct layouts. Hope Street Capital is in charge of sales for the units, which range from studios to four-bedroom homes and start at $670,000.
Work is progressing on the loft conversion and two-story expansion of 168 Plymouth Street in the DUMBO, Brooklyn 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.
Construction has topped out on Morris Adjmi Architects’ Front & York, a 1.1-million-square-foot residential project at 85 Jay Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Developed by CIM Group and LIVWRK, the 21-story structure spans a full block and will yield 728 apartments with prices starting around $950,000.