10/21/14 4:01pm
Rendering Credit: David Huang

Rendering Credit: David Huang

The first listings for 60 Water Street have launched last week. Move-ins are expected for December 1, 2014. The new construction building includes 290 rental units, as well as a 300 seat public middle school with an entrance along Dock Street and some ground floor retail along Water Street. The building is designed by LEESER Architecture and Ismael Leyva Architects.

60 Water Street will feature studios, one bedrooms and two-bedrooms. 60 Water Street will be leased in phases with a couple dozen residences released during the first phase and occupancy will begin December 1. The full launch of the building will begin with the second phase which is scheduled for early 2015, when a larger selection of residences will be made available.

Starting Prices

  • Studios: starting at $2,964 for a 452 sq ft studio
  • 1 Bedroom: starting at $3,498 for a 621 sq ft 1 bedroom
  • 2 Bedroom: starting at $6,018 for a 963 sq ft 2 bedroom

Additional Residences

  • Studio: $3,054 for a 407 sq ft Studio with a private outdoor terrace
  • 1 Bedroom: $4,853 for a 531 sq ft 1 Bedroom with a private outdoor terrace
  • 2 Bedroom: $6,678 for a 965 sq ft 2 Bedroom

All of the above units come with laundry in unit, dishwasher, hardwood floors. Building amenities include a full-time doorman, gym and outdoor areas. For more details, go to their website at 60water.com.

Floorplans shown after the jump.

Renderings Credit: David Huang
Floorplans Courtesy of Two Tress Management Company

Previous Dock Street coverage here:Dock Street Building Now Seven Stories High

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10/21/14 12:38pm

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On Saturday, October 25, as you emerge from your apartments to go to brunch or shop at the farmer’s market, you may start to see a strange sight on the streets of Brooklyn. Those tiny new cars you’ll see parked everywhere don’t mean that your neighborhood has suddenly become gentrified by hobbits — they’re the first sign that car2go has come to Brooklyn.

These compact wonders are fun to drive, easy to park, and have extremely low CO2 emissions. They’re perfect for all sorts of city trips: errands, shopping, commuting, a quick, one-way trip across town. Live in Williamsburg and you want to meet up with friends at Union Hall in Park Slope? Need to go to Home Depot to pick up supplies for your Prospect Heights apartment? Itching to go for a run along the Shore Parkway in Bay Ridge? Just grab a car and go.

Want to try it for free? All you need is a car2go membership and you’ll be ready to find a car in your vicinity, drive where you want, and at the end of your trip, leave the car it parked in a legal space anywhere in your home area. For a limited time, signing up for a membership is free, and comes with 30 minutes of free driving. Since there is no monthly membership fee — you only pay for the minutes you drive — that’s basically a free chance to try driving one of these stylish car2go cars for yourself.

Check out car2go’s website for FAQs on signing up, driving, and parking. Sign up now while it’s still free (Promo code: BKLYN), and get 30 minutes of free driving!

 

10/08/14 11:00am

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Brooklyn is going through something of a transportation renaissance. Remember the old days, when it was impossible to get a cab, and you had to call for a dicey, fake-pine-smelling livery car? Now there are bike lanes, green cabs, and, coming this month, car2go. Soon, when you need a car, you’ll just find one parked nearby, drive to your destination, and leave it there for the next person to use.

If that sounds like something you might want to try, make sure to register for car2go before the October 25 launch date: for a limited time, you can sign up for free and you’ll get 30 minutes of free driving. There’s no monthly fee with car2go — you just pay for the minutes you use. So this is a free chance to drive the eco-friendly, two-passenger Smart Fortwo around your favorite borough (and to see how easy it is to park a car that’s 35% smaller than average).

Check out car2go’s website for FAQs on signing up, driving, and parking. And don’t forget to sign up now while it’s still free (Promo code: BKLYN), and get 30 minutes of free driving!

10/07/14 3:35pm

On Friday Brooklyn Bridge Park officials said that Squibb Park Bridge, which connects Pier 1 with Columbia Heights street in Brooklyn Heights will remain closed until the spring 2015. The bridge is designed to be lightweight and flexible. But “the subtle bounce — part of the design — became more pronounced, then worrisome” wrote the New York Times.

“At this point, because of the movement we notice, it would be overly optimistic to say we could solve this in two to three weeks,” said Regina Myer, president of Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation, the nonprofit group that oversees development and operations there.

“We need to fully understand the bridge,” she said, “and we want the public to know that we are really erring on the side of caution.”

The bridge opened in March 2013 but the park’s staff “reported unusual movement of the bridge.” Parks officials assure the public that the bridge’s design was not flawed, saying that whatever was causing the movements would be addressed.

Photo by Toni Tan

Photo by Toni Tan

10/03/14 10:31am

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In Germany and Italy, in Seattle and Austin and Miami and Montreal, people have been experiencing a quiet revolution in how they get around their cities. When they have somewhere to go, they find a nearby car, climb in, and drive it to their destination. Then they leave it there, ready for the next person to use. It’s like Citi Bike but with cars, and more places to park.

And now it’s finally our turn. car2go is coming to Brooklyn on October 25. And if you sign up now, for free, you’ll get 30 minutes of free driving.

With car2go, there’s no monthly fee. Once you’ve signed up, been accepted, and get your card, you pay only for the minutes you use. You see one of their cars on the street (or find it with their app), you just get out your card, grab it and go. When you’re done, you park it in any legal, non-metered parking space in your Brooklyn home area and walk away. Check it out!

You can probably imagine the times it might be handy to grab one of these adorable, easy-to-park cars and hit the road. There are those neighborhoods that are not directly connected to each other by subway, like Carroll Gardens and Prospect Heights. (Or Red Hook and… almost anywhere.) Take an impromptu trip to Coney Island. Get your cat to the vet in no time. The possibilities are endless.

At this point, you probably have a lot of questions. Check out car2go’s website for FAQs on signing up, driving, and parking. And don’t forget to sign up now while it’s still free (Promo code: BKLYN), and get 30 minutes of free driving!

09/30/14 12:09pm

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Sales launched today for One John Street, the 12-story, 42-unit condominium project in Brooklyn Bridge Park in Dumbo designed and developed by Alloy Development and Monadnock Construction. There are 6 penthouses (3 of which are duplexes, and all 6 include private outdoor space) and residences range from 3-4 bedrooms, between 2,400 square feet to 3,600 square feet. These are large lofts geared towards family living. Prices start from $3.5 million to over $8 million and already approximately one-third sold following friends and family pre-sales period, according to Alloy.

One John Street is the last development site on the Dumbo waterfront, and every apartment in the building will have East River, Brooklyn Bridge Park and Manhattan skyline views, and the prices reflect the tight inventory of loft condos in Dumbo. There will be cultural and retail space on the ground floor, to be occupied by the Brooklyn Children’s Museum.

Estimated completion is summer 2016.

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The website at onejohnst.com provides details on available condo units. A few units being offered by Sotheby’s:

  • PHC, 3BR/3.5bath, 2567sf, prices start at $4.9MM
  • PHF, 4BR/3.5bath, 2637sf, prices start at $4.9MM
  • 2A, 4BR/3.5bath, 2595sf, $3,990,470
  • 5A, 4BR/3.5bath, 2592sf, $4,222,108
  • 5D, 4BR/3.5bath, 2391sf, $3,550,955
  • 8A, 4BR/3.5bath, 2586sf, $4,489,744
  • 9D, 4BR/3.5bath, 2383sf, $3,874,986

Renderings courtesy of onejohnst.com. More apartment renderings after the jump.

Related:
{Prices for 1 John Street Condos at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 18Feb2014}
{Propsed Northern Entrance into Brooklyn Bridge Park on Jay Street, 11Sep2013}
{NYC Announces Developers for John Street Condos at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 01Aug2013}
{John Street Condo Design Presentation, 04Jun2013}
{NYC Announces Developers for John Street Condos at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 01Aug2013}
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