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  • From left: Bill de Blasio, Brad Lander and a rendering of Pier 6

    From left: Bill de Blasio, Daniel Squadron, Brad Lander and a rendering of Pier 6

    A league of lawmakers is pushing for Mayor Bill de Blasio to hit the brakes on two luxury residential buildings slated for Brooklyn Bridge Park. [more]

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  • 33-caton

    33 Caton Place in Brooklyn

    The Chetrit Group’s Cabrini Medical Center conversion and HAP Investment Developers’ polarizing 20-unit Harlem apartment complex with pink and blue balconies are among the latest projects to receive a new batch of eye-popping renderings in the past week or so. Click here for a slideshow.

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  • A rendering of Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park

    A rendering of Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park

    WEEKENDEDITION Pierhouse, Toll Brothers’ $280 million development at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1, is expected to contribute $16 million to the park’s annual budget for operations and maintenance. [more]

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  • A rendering of Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park

    A rendering of Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Toll Brothers has released the pricing for Pierhouse, its 108-unit townhome-style development at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1. The Brooklyn Heights project will also create 1Hotel, which will have 193 rooms, as well as restaurants, a banquet hall, retail, a fitness center and a 300-car parking garage. Construction is slated to be completed in 2015. [more]

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  • A rendering of Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park

    A rendering of Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park

    From the November issue: The problems visited upon the area now occupied by Brooklyn Bridge Park go back far more than a century, to the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge itself in 1883. That landmark rendered largely obsolete the ferry services that once occupied this part of the waterfront. [more]

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  • A rendering of the berm (source: DNAinfo)

    WEEKENDEDITION Sandwiched between the East River and the Brooklyn Queens Expressway, Brooklyn Bridge Park isn’t known for peace and quiet. But a new sound barrier, to block noise pollution from the BQE, will soon make the park a little more tranquil.

    Officials have announced the construction of a 30-foot “sound-attenuating” hill, known as a “berm,” at Piers 3 and 4 near Clark Street. [more]

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    St. Ann’s renderings and Jonathan Marvel

    Avant-garde theater company St. Ann’s Warehouse has kicked off the conversion of a 19th-century tobacco factory in Brooklyn Bridge Park into its first permanent home. [more]

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  • Jane's Carousel with flood protection (credit: David and Jane Walentas)

    Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park with flood protection (credit: David and Jane Walentas)

    “Numbers to know” is a weekly web feature that catalogues the most notable, quirky and surprising real estate statistics. Midtown East dethrones Soho and Tribeca as the priciest ‘hood for rentals, Jane’s Carousel gets flood protection in time for hurricane season, and 244 Elizabeth Street’s tenants celebrate converting to affordable housing. [more]

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  • A rendering of the Empire Stores at Brooklyn Bridge Park

    A rendering of the Empire Stores at Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Joseph and Jack Cayre’s Midtown Equities has been tapped to redevelop Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Empire Stores, beating out developers such as Two Trees Management and Jamestown Properties. [more]

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  • John Street project renderings (Credit: Alloy)

    John Street project renderings (Credit: Alloy)

    Brooklyn Bridge Park selected Alloy Development and Monadnock Construction to develop a 130-unit apartment building on John Street in Dumbo, beating out a consortium of rivals gunning for the project, Crain’s reported. [more]

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    Brooklyn Bridge Park condo and hotel tower project (Credit: Rogers Marvel Architects) Inset: Gary LaBarbera

    UPDATED, 6:13 p.m., July 31: Unions are raising safety concerns in a protest over the choice of contractor for the mixed-use hotel and condominium project under way at Brooklyn Bridge Park – a joint venture between Toll Brothers and Starwood Capital – the New York Daily News reported. [more]

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  • rendering of condos at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park

    rendering of condos at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Toll Brothers is setting up a sales office for its Pier 1 condominium development in Brooklyn Bridge Park on the ground floor of St. George Tower in Brooklyn Heights, a tipster told the Brooklyn Heights Blog. [more]

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  • Parsons_Boulevard_38-30_PH-C_Livingroom_2_q_

    Bird’s eye view of a living room at 3830 Parsons Boulevard in Flushing, Queens

    Construction begins on Brooklyn Bridge Park hotel. Billionaire Ira Rennert seeks approval for pool house renovation at 63-acre Southampton estate. Chipotle founder’s West Village townhouse back on market for $14.5 million. Prospect Heights brownstone sets neighborhood record with $3.1 million sale. Gowanus residents try fundraising to save buildings. Read these stories and more after the jump.

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    Tobacco Warehouse and theater space rendering

    The Landmarks Preservation Commission last week issued a positive advisory report to convert the 18,000-square-foot Tobacco Warehouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park in Dumbo into a theater and community space, CityLand reported. [more]

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  • Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Several big-name developers are clamoring for the right to develop three separate sites at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Crain’s reported. [more]

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  • pierhouse-brooklyn-bridge-park

    A rendering of Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Toll Brothers and Starwood Capital Group have revealed exterior renderings for the condominium component of Pier 1, their mixed-use development at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Curbed reported. [more]

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  • One Brooklyn Bridge Park

    A real estate crowdfunding startup wants to help New York developers attract more small investors and is already a partner on a project near Brooklyn Bridge Park, the New York Times reported.

    The founders of Washington, D.C.-based Fundrise want Big Apple real estate companies to use their website to finance community-scale projects in the $500,000 to $1 million range. Daniel and Benjamin Miller of Fundrise partnered with Glauco Lolli-Ghetti of the New York developer Urban Muse to bid for rights to develop the John Street parcel on the northern edge of the park project in Brooklyn Heights, the Times said. [more]

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  • From left: the Tobacco Warehouse, a rendering of its redesign (source: Curbed) and architect Jonathan Marvel

    An overhauled Tobacco Warehouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park will include a “flexible performance space” and 1,000 square feet set aside for local artists in an 18,000-square-foot enclosed building, Curbed reported. The currently roofless structure was the home of theater troupe St. Ann’s Warehouse until about a year ago. [more]

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  • From left: David Von Spreckelsen of Toll Brothers and a project rendering

    Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park is a project that its developers are putting on a pedestal — literally, the New York Post reported. Toll Brothers and Starwood Capital Group plan to raise their 550,000-square-foot complex at least 3 feet to protect it from the kind of flood damage that Hurricane Sandy did to the neighborhood. [more]

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  • Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Con Edison has asked state regulators to approve its plan to sell a property in Brooklyn Bridge Park for $9.2 million, the City Room blog of the New York Times reported. Con Ed bought the land — 3.4 acres between John Street and the East River — 50 years ago for $250,000 and has invested roughly $600,000 in the property over the years. Half the proceeds of the sale to the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation will be split among Con Ed’s 3.2 million customers, who will receive $1.40 each. Park officials are awaiting requests for proposals to build a 13-story mixed-use complex with 130 residential units and retail space on a portion of the land, though concerns about flooding remain… [more]

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