Glass is starting to rise at 260 Kent Avenue, and there’s something strangely pleasing about the new façade. The clean pre-cast concrete panels are shockingly white, and have deeply set back windows. The molecular pattern and forms of sugar crystals inspired the unusual design, as an homage to the Domino Sugar Factory that used to dominate the Williamsburg waterfront.
Excavation has kicked off on two neighboring residential structures at 312-314 Keap Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and today YIMBY has an exclusive first look at renderings for the projects. The new buildings will each top-out at four stories, and will together comprise approximately 12,000 gross square feet.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 443 Graham Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The site is six blocks away from the Graham Avenue subway station, serviced by the L trains. Joel Schwartz is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 3508 Tryon Avenue in Norwoodn, The Bronx. The site is six blocks away from Harlem Metro North’s Williamsbridge train station. Nine blocks away is the Woodlawn train station, end of the line for the 4 trains, and ten blocks away is the 205th street subway station, end of the line for the D train. Peter Persaud is listed as responsible for the development.
A new four-story residential building is coming to the intersection of Boerum Street and Bushwick Place at 217 Boerum Street, in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Mordechai Schwimmer is the developer, and the site is currently a fenced-off open space.