Brookfield Properties and Park Tower Group have officially broken ground on the most anticipated phase of the Greenpoint Landing mega-development on the shores of northern Brooklyn. Designed by Jason Long of OMA, the new component is comprised of two residential towers and a vast extension of an existing public esplanade. The western tower features a series of cantilevers that reach outward in step with setbacks on the eastern edifice, giving the development a look reminiscent of a game of Tetris.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 217 Franklin Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Located between Freeman Street and Eagle Street, the lot is a short walk from the Greenpoint Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. Idan Shitrit under the 217 Franklin Street LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The glass facade is continuing its climb at Two Blue Slip, aka 41 Blue Slip , in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, the second tower to rise in the Greenpoint Landing master plan. The topped-out reinforced concrete structure, which stands 40 stories tall above the waterfront, is designed by Handel Architects and co-developed by Park Tower Group and Brookfield Property Partners. L+M Development Partners is the third developer of Greenpoint Landing, but not for this particular tower. 41 Blue Slip stands taller than its adjacent residential sibling One Blue Slip, aka 37 Blue Slip, the first to be erected at the waterfront site.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 171 Calyer Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Located between Lorimer Street and Manhattan Avenue, the lot is three blocks south of the Greenpoint Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. Salomon Cojab of Visabe Corporation is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Partners Brookfield Properties and Park Tower Group have announced the next large phase of development at Greenpoint Landing. The centerpiece will be two residential towers designed by OMA. One acre of public waterfront space designed by James Corner Field Operations will surround the mixed-income housing which will also include another new seven-story building. Thirty percent of the 745 units will be affordable housing. This project will also result in further expansion of Greenpoint’s waterfront esplanade. Marmol Radziner is the interior designer while Beyer Blinder Belle is the executive architect and interior designer.