The Real Deal New York

Posts Tagged ‘brooklyn bridge park’

  • Rendering of the Pier 6 development at Brooklyn Bridge Park (credit: ODA)

    Rendering of the Pier 6 development at Brooklyn Bridge Park (credit: ODA)

    Long-gestating plans for the Pier 6 development at Brooklyn Bridge Park are getting backing from a union coalition that’s urging thousands of Brooklyn residents to support the project.

    Labor group Build Up NYC mailed fliers Thursday to around 15,000 Brooklyn Heights homes touting the purported benefits of residential towers in the park. The Empire State Development Corp. expects to vote on a modification of the Pier 6 plan, which would use unionized workers, sometime this fall. [more]

    Comments
  • Rendering of Pier 6 development (credit: ODA Architecture)

    Rendering of Pier 6 development (credit: ODA Architecture)

    A report released today attempts to show that the development of two towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park is necessary for the park’s financial future. [more]

    Comments
  • Rendering of Pierhouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park (credit: Rogers Marvel Architect)

    Rendering of Pierhouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park (credit: Rogers Marvel Architects)

    After a temporary restraining order against Toll Brothers City Living’s Pierhouse was lifted in June, a preservationist group amended its complaint in light of what it says is new evidence that the building’s view-blocking height is illegal. [more]

    Comments
  • pier 6-

    Rendering of Pier 6 Towers

    The controversial Pier 6 project in Brooklyn will include affordable units, but the exact obligations remain unclear.

    A Brooklyn Community Board 2 subcommittee voted 6 to 1 this week to include a provision that will require the inclusion of affordable units at the development. [more]

    Comments
  • The Pier 6 developments at Brooklyn Bridge Park (credit: ODA New York) with Robert Levine and David Wine (inset)

    The Pier 6 developments at Brooklyn Bridge Park (credit: ODA New York) with Robert Levine and David Wine (inset)

    A joint venture led by Robert Levine’s RAL Development Services will make an up-front payment of $106 million to acquire a long-term ground lease on two parcels in Brooklyn Bridge Park where the partners plan to build a pair of residential buildings. [more]

    Comments
  • Howard Zemsky

    From left: Andrew Cuomo and Howard Zemsky

    The head of New York’s top subsidy-dispensing agency has defended Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Start-Up NY program and revealed the status of delayed projects at Brooklyn Bridge Park and Moynihan Station.

    Empire State Development President and CEO Howard Zemsky said Thursday that Start-Up NY “accomplished a heck of a lot” in its first year, with the job-creation program having received “up to hundreds of millions of dollars in committed capital” from participants. [more]

    Comments
  • Rendering of Pier 6 towers

    Rendering of Pier 6 towers in Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Two planned residential towers at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 can move forward with construction after a park advocacy group settled its lawsuit against the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation.

    The group had argued that the city organization reneged on an agreement with its last-minute plan to include affordable housing and did not carry out proper environmental studies, according to the New York Daily News. The advocates were able to secure a temporary restraining order, which has now been lifted. [more]

    Comments
  • Rendering of Pierhouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park (credit: Rogers Marvel Architect)

    Rendering of Pierhouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park (credit: Rogers Marvel Architect)

    A New York State Supreme Court judge on Monday extended the temporary restraining order that is preventing Toll Brothers City Living and Starwood Capital Group from moving forward with construction on a section of the Pierhouse. [more]

    Comments
  • Rendering of Pier 6 towers and Pierhouse at Pier 1 (credit: Marvel)

    Rendering of Pier 6 towers and Pierhouse at Pier 1 (credit: Marvel)

    Construction on two planned residential towers at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 remains blocked as community activists who oppose the development and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation, the agency that runs the park, fight to gain support for their differing views of how the park should be financed. [more]

    2 Comments
  • brooklyn-bridge-park-asympote

    Rendering of towers at Brooklyn Bridge Park (credit: Asymptote Architecture)

    The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation is considering altering the official park plan to allow for the construction of affordable housing. [more]

    2 Comments
  • From left: David Von Spreckelsen and a rendering of Pierhouse

    From left: David Von Spreckelsen and a rendering of Pierhouse

    Toll Brothers expects its bet on Pierhouse – a hotel-condo development at Brooklyn Bridge Park – to pay off in spades. [more]

    Comments
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Brooklyn Bridge Park

    The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation has once again insisted that it needs the funding from real estate development to pay for the park’s upkeep.  [more]

    Comments
  • From left: Proposal for Pier 6 towers by Marvel and Pierhouse at Pier 1 rendering

    From left: Proposal for Pier 6 towers by Marvel and Pierhouse at Pier 1 rendering

    Opponents of two planned residential towers near Brooklyn Bridge Park say the buildings are not needed because revenue growth from existing developments will cover maintenance costs at the waterfront green space. [more]

    2 Comments
  • Rendering of the proposed affordable housing at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6

    Rendering of the proposed affordable housing at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6

    The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation will raise nearly $200 million in tax increases over the next 50 years, and therefore can maintain Brooklyn Bridge Park without constructing two affordable housing properties on the site, wrote activist and Save Pier 6 founder Lori Schomp in a New York Daily News op-ed.   [more]

    Comments
  • Rendering of the proposed affordable housing at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6

    Planned affordable housing location at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6

    Despite fierce community opposition to two planned buildings at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation board is forging ahead. [more]

    1 Comment
  • Caption: Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 proposal renderings

    Caption: Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 proposal renderings

    The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp. is expected to review 14 designs from architects vying to build residential towers at two sites on Pier 6 at the waterfront green space. Click here to see photos of the designs.

    6 Comments
  • 036-037 Brooklyn inventory se FINAL.indd

    The expansion of Brooklyn Bridge Park has made Brooklyn Heights even more desirable for buyers

    From the August issue: Bidding wars. All-cash offers. Foreign buyers. Off-market sales. The telltale signs of New York City’s housing crunch have dominated headlines in recent years, as pent-up demand from the financial crisis gave way to a seller’s market — one in which prices have soared. [more]

    Comments
  • From left: Bill de Blasio, a rendering for a proposed development at Brooklyn Bridge Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park

    From left: Bill de Blasio and Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Brooklyn residents who oppose the mayor’s plan to build below-market-rate apartments in Brooklyn Bridge Park are scheduled to meet the city’s lawyers in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Friday. [more]

    3 Comments
  • From left: Mayor Bill de Blasio, tower rendering, Brad Lander and Stephen Levin

    From left: Mayor Bill de Blasio, tower rendering, Brad Lander and Stephen Levin

    A pair of planned residential towers at Brooklyn Bridge Park is facing opposition before it has even found a developer. [more]

    6 Comments
  • From left: 121 Plymouth Street and a rendering of John Street Park

    From left: 121 Plymouth Street and a rendering of John Street Park

    Construction is now underway on a new section of waterfront green space and a condo development in Dumbo. [more]

    Comments
MENU