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Catsimatidis reveals rendering of Brooklyn rental complex

Former mayoral candidate's property at 180 Myrtle Avenue gets partial approvals from the city

April 23, 2014 11:45AM

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John Catsimatidis and 180 Myrtle Avenue

John Catsimatidis and 180 Myrtle Avenue

John Catsimatidis’ Red Apple Group received partial approval from the city last week for a 170,312-square-foot rental complex at 180 Myrtle Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn.

The 191-unit property will feature a 500-square-foot community space and roughly 10,500 square feet of ground-floor commercial space. Twenty percent of the residential component will be affordable housing.

Dattner Architects has been tapped to design the building, as previously reported. Catsimatidis, a former Republican mayoral candidate, announced plans in November for the 15-story project, which would also have a 129-spot parking area, gym and roof terrace. Construction is expected to begin soon, in time for a 2015 opening. [NY Yimby]Mark Maurer

  • douglas elliman

    whens the last time this guy was able to open his eyes

  • fr75006

    In a city that’s supposed to be the cultural capital of the US, why is so much new construction like this so soulless?

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