Credit: Courtesy of OMA

Greenpoint Landing

A duo of striking residential towers is rising up from a mixed-use podium on an expansive Brooklyn waterfront site, creating a dynamic neighborhood gateway and framing dramatic New York City views.

Two complementary towers, in conjunction with a lower 7-story building, will bring mixed-income housing, retail, and more than an acre of new public open space to Greenpoint, transforming this post-industrial waterfront. A ziggurat and its inverse, the 300- and 400-foot towers are stacked in a bold dialectic, creating an aperture onto Manhattan and connecting to the neighborhood with a series of cascading terraces. A bridge between the towers is programmed with a pool and fitness center, while the naturally landscaped open spaces feature ample green lawns, a picnic area, and garden walk. In fall 2017, the Waterfront Alliance certified this first phase of Greenpoint Landing into its award-winning Waterfront Edge Design Guidelines (WEDG) program for excellence in waterfront design and resiliency. The complex will have approximately 750 rental units ranging from luxury penthouses on the top floors of each tower to market rate rental units, and 30 percent of the homes will be designated for affordable housing integrated throughout two of the three buildings. The unit interior layouts, finishes, bathrooms, and kitchen design are uniquely crafted with subtle modern flair in harmony with the iconic exterior envelope aesthetic. BBB is working as the executive architect and unit interior designer in collaboration with OMA.

 

Client

Brookfield Properties, Park Tower Group

Location

Brooklyn, New York

Size

850,844 SF (768,057 SF residential, 8,616 SF retail, 48,283 SF parking)

Completed

Targeted 2023

Construction Cost

Confidential

Certification

Targeted LEED Silver

People

AIA
Partner, Director of Construction Administration
Partner-in-Charge
AIA
Principal
AIA, LEED AP
Principal
Senior Associate
Senior Associate
Assoc. AIA
Senior Associate
Assoc. AIA
Associate
Assoc. AIA
Associate, Architectural Designer
Assoc. AIA, LEED Green Associate
Associate
LEED AP
Senior Associate, Environmental Graphics
Assoc. AIA
Associate
AIA, LEED AP
Architectural Designer
Director of Graphic Design