529 Presidential Street

Five-Story Hotel Still Planned for Vacant Lot At 529 President Street, Gowanus

Newly filed construction applications have revived plans filed in 2013 at the vacant parcel spanning 529-543 President Street, in Gowanus, where RJ Hospitality is to construct a five-story, 101-key hotel measuring roughly 31,100 square feet. Raymond Chan is designing, and the site’s former single-story predecessor had been demolished in 2008.

399 President Street, rendering by Issac & Stern

Revealed: 399 President Street, Gowanus

With the ascendance of the “industrial chic” aesthetic, the intense gentrification of once-working-class South Brooklyn neighborhoods, and excellent transit access into Manhattan, Gowanus has transitioned from a smelly post-industrial no-man’s-land into an intensely desirable residential neighborhood. Unfortunately…

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