That building, which is part of the overall Made in NY Campus at Bush Terminal, is currently sitting vacant, and the city wants to bring it to life with restaurants, cafes, and food manufacturing spaces.
Details on this project—which also includes production space for the city’s burgeoning film and television industry—are accompanied by several new renderings of what the city is calling the "Made in New York" campus at Bush Terminal.
Brooklyn’s Community Board 7 has voted to approve the redevelopment of Sunset Park’s library. The new building will include 49 affordable apartments and a new library space, but not everyone is happy about the plan.
The Brooklyn Public Library’s Sunset Park branch will house a new and improved 21,000-square-foot library on the lower levels, and 49 affordable apartments above that. Those units will start at $532/month.
New York City is still the second most expensive city in the country to live in, but rents for one-bedrooms creeped up every so slightly throughout the city this summer. Read on for the most and least expensive places to rent now.
Sunset Park is among the 15 coolest neighborhoods in America — yet another pointer to the neighborhood’s rapidly changing landscape after the New York Times named "Sunset Park West," the most up and coming neighborhood in the city back in February.
Local residents were particularly concerned about the impact on mechanic shops and clothing manufacturers along First and Second Avenues in the neighborhood. Some suggested the addition of buses along Third Avenue as an alternative to the streetcar.
The proposed conversion of the Sunset Park Castle received a mixed reaction. Some argued that a new school was critical to the neighborhood, while others argued that the city should figure out a way to use the existing building.
A former police precinct has been abandoned since the 70s may get a new lease on life. Past plans to rehab the stunning Romanesque Revival building have fallen through, but now the DOE has intervened in hopes of recasting the castle as a school.
NYC-based architecture firm Buro Koray Duman has released renderings that show two proposals to transform an underutilized area under the BQE that passes through Sunset Park. Ideas include a sports center and kitchens.
First proposed in 2014, the project to transform the Sunset Park branch into a larger library and 49 affordable apartments on top is getting closer to reality with BPL considering a temporary shift to a local courthouse during construction.
Gap Inc. will lease a 20,000 square foot facility at Building 4 as a photo and design studio. It's the latest new high profile tenant for the 16-building complex in Sunset Park. Recently MakerBot decided to stop manufacturing at the site.
Since the developers purchased the site three years ago they've already spent $125 million on renovation efforts. This includes work on the windows and elevators at the 16-building complex. It's all part of a $1 billion, 10-year revamp.