The 50 Bridge Street building announced the completion of their restoration project last month. After 2 years and $3.5million, the building underwent an exterior renovation project. The building’s previous “green and purple” painted bricks were restored to their original brick color. The new look
In a statement from the Bridge No. 50 Condo board, they said:
“We are thrilled by these significant renovations that have resulted in the restoration of much of our building’s original character. The building is a beautiful example of 19th century industrial architecture and we have worked closely with Landmarks throughout this project. We have a wonderful community of supportive neighbors, and we are pleased to see the surrounding area tastefully and appropriately developed as well. We would also like to thank Cowley Engineering and Flag Waterproofing and Restoration for all their efforts in leading this project to its successful completion”.
Bridge No. 50 is a 58-unit luxury condominium building located in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Originally constructed in 1894 and redeveloped as a condominium in 2004, the building is located in Dumbo’s historic district and was once an important part of Alexander Kirkman’s soap manufacturing company.
Bridge No. 50 is surrounded by other luxury residences including 220, 205 and 192 Water Street, Kirkman Lofts, and the soon to be completed Waterbridge 47, 177 Front and 200 Water. New boutiques and high-end specialty businesses such as Valrhona Chocolate and Mouth Indie Spirits + Wine have recently opened on Water Street, and retail space for restaurants and schools, such as the Kirkman Academy are planned for developments currently under construction.