YIMBY Scopes Views From SHoP’s Topped-Out ‘Brooklyn Tower’ at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn

Construction has topped out on the newly renamed Brooklyn Tower, a 93-story supertall skyscraper and the tallest structure in the Outer Boroughs at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS, the 1,066-foot-tall tower will yield 550 residences, with 150 for purchase and 400 rentals with 30 percent of which reserved at affordable housing rates, as well as a 100,000-square-foot retail podium bound by Flatbush Avenue Extension to the northeast, Fleet Street to the northwest, and DeKalb Avenue to the south. The project also includes the refurbishing and re-purposing of the landmarked Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn, which is being incorporated into the podium. Douglas Elliman is the exclusive marketing, sales, and leasing agent.

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Affordable Housing Lottery Launches for 531 Tinton Avenue in Mott Haven, The Bronx

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 531 Tinton Avenue, an eight-story residential building in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Designed by Rybak Architects, the structure yields 34 residences and 10 parking spaces. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 11 residential units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $60,343 to $167,570.

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Permits Filed for 470 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a 16-story mixed-use building at 470 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Division Avenue and Kent Avenue, the waterfront lot is walking distance from South Williamsburg stop on the East River Ferry and the Marcy Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Naftali Group is listed as the owner behind the applications, along with the neighboring two mixed-use towers at 484 Kent Avenue, addressed as 480 and 490 Kent Avenue, and planned to rise 21 and 22 stories respectively.

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