Façade Installation Progresses on 420 Carroll Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn

Façade installation is progressing on 420 Carroll Street, a two-tower residential complex in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by FXCollaborative and developed by Domain Companies, the project consists of a 20-story, 224-foot-tall tower and a shorter 15-story sibling and will yield 360 units with 25 percent reserved for affordable housing, as well as 27,500 square feet of retail space, 7,700 square feet of “Gowanus Mix” space pursuant to the 82-block district rezoning, and a new public promenade along the Gowanus Canal. Studio Mainer is the interior designer, Scape is the landscape architect, and Mega Contracting Group is the general contractor for the development, which strands on a trapezoidal plot bound by Carroll Street to the north, the Powerhouse Arts building and its parking lot to the south, and the Gowanus Canal to the west.

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Tru by Hilton Hotel Nears Completion at 529 President Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn

Construction is nearing completion on Tru by Hilton, a five-story hotel at 529 President Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Designed by Raymond Chan Architects and developed by RJ Hospitality LLC, the 60-foot-tall structure will span 31,100 square feet and yield 101 guest rooms, a 9,100-square-foot cellar level, and 6,269 square feet of parking space for 21 vehicles. President St. LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located on an interior rectangular parcel between 3rd and 4th Avenues.

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Aerial view of Brooklyn Navy Yard's waterfront edge

BNYDC Reveals a Request for Proposals to Redevelop Industrial Properties at Brooklyn Navy Yard

The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC) is seeking design and development partners to advance the transformation of its sprawling industrial complex. A request for proposals was circulated earlier this month and calls for initial conceptual designs for industrial and commercial properties at the waterfront convergence of Kent, Washington, and Railroad Avenues, near the northeastern edge of Brooklyn Navy Yard.

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