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Greenpoint, which was recently heralded by a New York Times interviewee as "the next Williamsburg" (a little slow on that one, guy), is not new to the hot 'hood roster. However, the northern Brooklyn neighborhood is certainly experiencing a new development boom. While a lot of the anticipated changes can be attributed to mega-projects like the 10-building Greenpoint Landing, which will transform the largely industrial waterfront area between Green and Box streets by bringing some 5,000 apartments, a school, and public parkland to the area, it seems like more news arrives every day of another former factory snatched up by a developer eyeing a residential conversion. Here are 12 of the projects coming in the near future that will change Greenpoint as it's now known.


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1. 93 Dupont Street

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93 Dupont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Things are just kicking off at this massive, 10 parcel development site that formerly belonged to Harte and Co., a plastics manufacturing company. An anonymous LLC plans to bring a 400-apartment development to the site that will consume 55, 57, and 93 Dupont Street, 10, 14, 22, 26, 30, and 32 Clay Street, and 280 Franklin Avenue. Demolition permits have been filed for a few of the lots, but the main factory site on Franklin Avenue must undergo a costly remediation before construction can move forward.

2. 1133 Manhattan Avenue

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This seven-story, 210-apartment building recently made headlines when an affordable housing lottery for 105 apartments turned back 58,832 applications (that's a .2-percent shot.) The Domain Companies-developed building between Box and Clay streets will be ready for occupancy in the near future.

3. 79 Quay Street

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79 Quay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

A warehouse on the corner of Quay and West streets will get a six-story residential addition. The Cayuga-developed property will have a mix of studios to three-bedroom apartments, as well as five townhouses in the original structure. Construction will likely begin next year.

4. 145 West Street

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145 West Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

A long-stalled 39-story tower developed by Palin Enterprises has lurched back into activity following a partnership with Mack Real Estate Group. The development at the corner of West and India streets will bring 600 apartments, 20-percent of which will be affordable, ground-floor retail, and some sort of healthcare facility to the premises.

5. 50 Greenpoint Avenue

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50 Greenpoint Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222

This stalled development may never come to be, but if it does, it will bring 44 condos to the WNYC Transmitter Park-adjacent lot. The project was issued permits for the Karl Fischer-designed building in July 2013, but they were revoked in February.

6. 161 West Street

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161 West Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Private equity firm Quadrum Global picked up this lot at the corner of West and Huron streets for $45.5 million in August 2014. The site which is currently occupied by an industrial building can accommodate a residential building up to 430,000-square-feet.

7. 56 Box Street

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56 Box Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

A six-story De-Jan Lu-designed building will bring 20 apartments and double-stacked attended parking to this two-block street.

8. 62 Box Street

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62 Box Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Neighboring 62 Box Street will soon give rise to a five-story building with floor-through apartments and ground-floor parking.

9. 72 Box Street

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72 Box Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

This aptly boxy addition to Box Street is compliments of Isaac & Stern. The six-story building will bring 50 apartments, bike parking, and rooftop amenity space to the short street.

10. 77 Commercial Street

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77 Commercial Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

This dual-tower development won the approval of the City Planning Commission in November, giving developer Chetrit Group the green light to bring 720 apartments spread across a 30- and 40-story tower to the 'hood. 200 of the apartments will be affordable. The development will also bring a waterfront park to the neighborhood.

11. Greenpoint Landing

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21 Commercial Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Arguably the most transformative of developments planned for the neighborhood, the massive Greenpoint Landing will bring 10 buildings and 5,000 apartments to the East River waterfront. First permits for the mega-development were filed in March for two affordable buildings at 21 Commercial Street and 33 Eagle Street. The development will eventually bring some 1,400 affordable apartments to the area, as well as a 640-seat school, retail space, and parkland to the area.

12. 173 Green Street

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173 Green Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

An aggressively Cubist Nataliya Donskoy-designed building is rising near the intersection of Green Street and Manhattan Avenue. When complete, the building will have seven apartments spread over four floors

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1. 93 Dupont Street

93 Dupont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Things are just kicking off at this massive, 10 parcel development site that formerly belonged to Harte and Co., a plastics manufacturing company. An anonymous LLC plans to bring a 400-apartment development to the site that will consume 55, 57, and 93 Dupont Street, 10, 14, 22, 26, 30, and 32 Clay Street, and 280 Franklin Avenue. Demolition permits have been filed for a few of the lots, but the main factory site on Franklin Avenue must undergo a costly remediation before construction can move forward.

93 Dupont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

2. 1133 Manhattan Avenue

Brooklyn, NY

This seven-story, 210-apartment building recently made headlines when an affordable housing lottery for 105 apartments turned back 58,832 applications (that's a .2-percent shot.) The Domain Companies-developed building between Box and Clay streets will be ready for occupancy in the near future.

3. 79 Quay Street

79 Quay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

A warehouse on the corner of Quay and West streets will get a six-story residential addition. The Cayuga-developed property will have a mix of studios to three-bedroom apartments, as well as five townhouses in the original structure. Construction will likely begin next year.

79 Quay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

4. 145 West Street

145 West Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

A long-stalled 39-story tower developed by Palin Enterprises has lurched back into activity following a partnership with Mack Real Estate Group. The development at the corner of West and India streets will bring 600 apartments, 20-percent of which will be affordable, ground-floor retail, and some sort of healthcare facility to the premises.

145 West Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

5. 50 Greenpoint Avenue

50 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222

This stalled development may never come to be, but if it does, it will bring 44 condos to the WNYC Transmitter Park-adjacent lot. The project was issued permits for the Karl Fischer-designed building in July 2013, but they were revoked in February.

50 Greenpoint Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222

6. 161 West Street

161 West Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Private equity firm Quadrum Global picked up this lot at the corner of West and Huron streets for $45.5 million in August 2014. The site which is currently occupied by an industrial building can accommodate a residential building up to 430,000-square-feet.

161 West Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

7. 56 Box Street

56 Box Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

A six-story De-Jan Lu-designed building will bring 20 apartments and double-stacked attended parking to this two-block street.

56 Box Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

8. 62 Box Street

62 Box Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Neighboring 62 Box Street will soon give rise to a five-story building with floor-through apartments and ground-floor parking.

62 Box Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

9. 72 Box Street

72 Box Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

This aptly boxy addition to Box Street is compliments of Isaac & Stern. The six-story building will bring 50 apartments, bike parking, and rooftop amenity space to the short street.

72 Box Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

10. 77 Commercial Street

77 Commercial Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

This dual-tower development won the approval of the City Planning Commission in November, giving developer Chetrit Group the green light to bring 720 apartments spread across a 30- and 40-story tower to the 'hood. 200 of the apartments will be affordable. The development will also bring a waterfront park to the neighborhood.

77 Commercial Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

11. Greenpoint Landing

21 Commercial Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Arguably the most transformative of developments planned for the neighborhood, the massive Greenpoint Landing will bring 10 buildings and 5,000 apartments to the East River waterfront. First permits for the mega-development were filed in March for two affordable buildings at 21 Commercial Street and 33 Eagle Street. The development will eventually bring some 1,400 affordable apartments to the area, as well as a 640-seat school, retail space, and parkland to the area.

21 Commercial Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

12. 173 Green Street

173 Green Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

An aggressively Cubist Nataliya Donskoy-designed building is rising near the intersection of Green Street and Manhattan Avenue. When complete, the building will have seven apartments spread over four floors

173 Green Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222