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Articles about "Williamsburg Luxury Apartments"

  • Can’t Find a Home in Manhattan? Try Brooklyn By Debbie Fleury | October 22, 2015

    Brooklyn is the new forerunner as the best place to live in New York.

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  • Williamsburg, Keepin' it Glassy By Frank Nicholas Poon | September 02, 2015

    Williamsburg is known for their hipster culture, but with new developments coming in, they're starting to become one of the luxurious neighborhoods in NYC.

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  • Brooklyn's Domino Sugar Development a Done Deal By Tasha Moore | June 19, 2014

    After years of fierce negotiations, New York City bureaucrats and Two Trees Management Co. LLC have reached a deal over what to do with Brooklyn's Domino Sugar Refinery locale—the soon-to-be defunct pinnacle of Brooklyn's rapidly diminishing rotting architecture enclave.   

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  • Foreign Buyers' Trend Moves To Brooklyn By Kamini Ramdeen | March 19, 2014

    Photo Source: http://world.soufun.com/ Oosten Condominium is the soon to be developed 421 Kent Avenue building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Like many other condominium buildings in NYC, this one has a green roof, seven stories, 215-condo units, private pools, aerobics room, cafe, even an industrial design that has a glassy facade complimenting it’s exterior. What’s unique about this particular building?

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  • Rumors of a Starbucks are Brewing in Williamsburg By Olivia Smedley | December 27, 2013

    In Manhattan, you can’t go two blocks without seeing one. Its coffee cups are a chic accessory for celebrities. It is a studying, reading, and socializing space of choice for many people, and it is coming to a neighborhood of endless development. Yes, Starbucks is making its way to Williamsburg.

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  • A Shipping Container You’ll Want to Live in..No, Really! By Bryan Gamble | December 05, 2013

    Williamsburg, a neighborhood known by many for its alternative and avant garde sentiments, is at it again with an exciting new development at 2 Monitor Street. No it’s not another luxury condominium or artisan pickle shop, but rather a private residence made entirely out of recycled shipping containers. 

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  • Surprise! Williamsburg Activists Release Alternative Renderings for Domino Site By Bryan Gamble | November 27, 2013

    In an unexpected and slightly bemusing twist, a new rendering for the Domino Sugar Factory site has been made public. The alternative rendering, released by the Holm Arcitecture Office (HAO) with support from community activists, is a far-cry from SHoP’s renderings in that it repurposes the entire site into a center for the arts and public space rather than new residential and office space. 

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  • The Williamsburg Civil War: North Vs South By Olivia Smedley | October 10, 2013

    In the past, Williamsburg was known as home to all sorts of ethnic groups like Italians, Latinos, Hasidics, and Pollacks. While some of these communities have stayed fully intact, they aren’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Williamsburg today. Gentrification in Brooklyn is constant, and this hip neighborhood is no exception. Its popularity is certainly not news, but now it has been further divided into north and south by residents and visitors alike.

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  • On the Waterfront: Contending for Brooklyn’s Future Development By Bryan Gamble | September 03, 2013

    In recent years new development in New York City has shifted focus across the East River and onto the waterfronts of Brooklyn and Queens to bring Manhattan-style luxury to these neighbouring boroughs at affordable prices for those willing to live outside Manhattan. As a result, neighborhoods like Long Island City and Williamsburg have been transformed beyond recognition as high-rises have sprung up along the waterfront.

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  • New Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Development Takes Cues from Williamsburg By Aby Thomas | July 12, 2013

    If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Williamsburg should be feeling very proud of its real estate landscape right about now. A new development along the Downtown Fort Lauderdale waterfront in South Florida called Marina Lofts is being built with Brooklyn’s Williamsburg as its inspiration. The developer of the project, Asi Cymbal, a Brooklyn native, has taken the “urban cool” aesthetic characteristic of Williamsburg and transplanted into this new six-acre development along the New River in Fort Lauderdale.

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