The 15-story building has a total of 100 affordable apartments up for grabs.
The waterfront condo is making swift progress at the end of Atlantic Avenue
The pricey condos feature stunning views of Brooklyn Bridge Park and the skyline.
The Brooklyn Heights Association, a longtime opponent of the Pier 6 housing plan, will not appeal a ruling that allows the two buildings to continue rising.
The popular park’s finances were at the center of the lawsuit
The two residential buildings are coming along.
The developers have unveiled a teaser site, and a new rendering for the 28-story building.
A judge denied an emergency request to halt construction on the property, which got underway earlier in the week.
At issue is whether the two-tower residential development rising at Pier 6 is, in fact, providing too much housing, thus violating the BBPC’s agreement with the BHA to develop "only the amount [of housing] necessary to fund the park’s financial needs."
BBPC maintains that Pier 6 housing is crucial for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s longterm financial viability.
A community resident alleges that the Brooklyn soil could be unstable, but how true are those claims? Probably not very.
After years of fighting between developers and community members (not to mention lawsuits), the housing at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 is taking a big step forward. Plans for the two towers have been filed with the DOB, and we've got details.
Despite the fact that it’s mired in the middle of yet another lawsuit, the plan for housing at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 is moving right along. The developers for the controversial towers officially signed a 93-year ground lease.
The lawsuit levels several allegations against the Park, and the development team, including the fact that BBPC undervalued the revenue that will be generated from several new Park-based projects like Pierhouse and Empire Stores.
Pier 6 comprises of two parcels of land of roughly 10,000 square feet each. Parcel A will contain a 315-foot building with 126 market-rate apartments. Parcel B will have a 155-foot tower with 100 affordable apartments, and 40 market-rate apartments.
The seemingly endless battle over housing in Brooklyn Bridge Park just keeps on keepin' on, and recently, the opposing sides have called each other's findings on park funding into question. Here's a breakdown of what's happening.
The latest plan, which was unveiled by the de Blasio administration on Wednesday will have fewer apartments overall. The taller building will rise to 315 feet and include 126 market-rate apartments.
After over a year of stalling on the project, Empire State Development has decided to pull its support from the Pier 6 housing plan at Brooklyn Bridge Park citing concerns over the connections between the developers and the de Blasio administration.
About 30 percent of the apartments would be affordable units if the project eventually moved forward.