The crazy people at Two Trees are moving forward with designs that were approved on November 28. The plans will now involve a bizarre glass dome and a return for the historic Domino Sugar sign. Construction is set to be completed by 2020. A developer will transform the old Domino Sugar factory’s landmarked refinery building […]
Because there aren’t yet enough luxury apartments to choose from in Williamsburg, right? According to Curbed, the first piece of the Domino Sugar Factory grounds mega-redeveopment—which they report will eventually include more than 6,000 apartments and a waterfront park—is officially making its (almost) rental-ready debut at 325 Kent Avenue. Standing 16-stories high, the building neighbors the […]
On Sunday, we bid adieu to Domino once again with the closing of the Kara Walker installation. Now we find that Two Trees, run by the insane Walentas family, have filed permits for the first building to be constructed on the site: DOB filings indicate that 320 Kent Avenue will span 470,106 square feet and […]
If you haven’t already read New York Magazine’s profile of David and Jed Walentas, the father and son duo who plan to do to Domino what they did to DUMBO, you should.
From a press release sent by the mayor’s office: [Two Trees] will provide an additional 110,000 square feet of affordable housing as part of the project, for a total of 537,000 square feet of affordable housing. The proposal will create 700 affordable apartments covering a range of incomes, including a significant number of units sized […]
Turns out Jed doesn’t like de Blasio’s insistence on creating more affordable housing in Williamsburg. Like any pampered man-child, he’s decided to throw a temper tantrum should his Domino Sugar rezoning requests fail to be approved: The mayor’s administration is insisting that the developer add even more space for affordable housing and, as a result, […]