West Elm's new waterfront home has quite the wow factor.The home-furnishings retailer recently opened a nifty new store in Empire Stores, the landmarked former coffee warehouses along the shoreline in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article
New building alert!
Several floors of construction can be seen above the fence surrounding 237 Duffield St.
A 21-story, 105-unit apartment tower is planned there, Buildings Department filings show. … Full Article
Looking good.A residential tower that's under construction at 436 Albee Square is stretching skywards.The building will have 150 apartments and be 28 stories tall when the work is completed, city Buildings Department filings indicate. … Full Article
Now that's eclectic.Ennead Architects designed Brooklyn Museum's entry pavilion and plaza and its Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, a Medgar Evers College academic building and Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. … Full Article
Java junkies, take note: Downtown Brooklyn's hottest coffee shop is inside a discount department store.An outpost of Brooklyn Roasting Company can now be found in the middle of the new Century 21 at City Point. … Full Article
Thousands of tenants across the city are being forced to live in squalor by "unscrupulous" landlords, and the city's Public Advocate vowed this week to "never stop fighting" to ease their misery. … Full Article