The existence or Pure House and similar properties in this city is enough to make any sensible New Yorker want to pull his/her hair out. The Times covered this communal living phenomenon a few weeks ago and now Curbed has more: Communal living is not for everyone, but it’s quite the rage right now, with […]
We’ve been covering North Brooklyn’s insane hotel boom, but Brownstoner has a handy recap of all the construction in Williamsburg. In addition to existing hotels like The Wythe and McCarren Park Hotel, these seven are in the works: The Williamsburg Hotel at 96 Wythe Avenue, The Hoxton at 97 Wythe, The William Vale at 55 […]
That’s right, Client 9 is building these three enormous towers, described as “molded iceberg, sculpted to create the maximum number of views,” just blocks from the HUGE Domino Sugar complex in South Williamsburg. What’s more, he’s doing it quickly to dodge laws that would force him to provide more affordable housing: In customary fashion, Mr. […]
Brooklyn, at least according to developers. From Village Voice: The brother-sister duo behind the all-Williamsburg map of Brooklyn making the rounds online know the stories of when the sought-after neighborhood was known as a war zone. “Our mom tells us stories of when the neighborhood was referred to as ‘Vietnam’ and even the police would […]
Two separate developers filed permits this week for large scale hotels in Bushwick, one at 27 Stewart Avenue and another at 71 White Street. The Real Deal has more: For the second day in a row, a developer filed a permit application to build a hotel in the neighborhood long known for hipsters and warehouses.
Matt Mondanile of Real Estate (aka Ducktails) has a new record coming out on July 24th. Here’s the first single from St. Catherine. Ducktails will be at Bowery Ballroom on August 8.
Bye bye Bazaar. Sad news, y’all: no more Brooklyn Night Bazaar. They have until the end of the month at their 165 Banker location. In the realm of cool Brooklyn shit closing down, this one hits a little too close to home for me. Actually, it hits right next door. I live, literally, next door to […]
10 Montieth Street (credit: ODA New York) No word on when construction will begin, but this thing looks as tacky as it is ambitious: Plans for one of the buildings in the housing development on the former Rheingold Brewery site include amenities like an expansive green roof, urban farming areas and a library. The unique […]
SPONSORED POST Eleven33, a new 210-unit residential development located along Greenpoint’s main thoroughfare of Manhattan Avenue, began welcoming residents earlier this year, and has rolled out the “MyDomain” program to help support and grow local businesses while adding value for tenants. The initiative takes its name from The Domain Companies, Eleven33’s developers, and has engaged […]
Photo via BK Mag 2014 will be a year bookended by loss in Williamsburg. When 285 Kent closed its doors in January, it was like a shotgun blast through the heart of the local music community. While it was true that Williamsburg had been condofying for years, and spots like Monster Island, Secret Project Robot, […]