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Woods Bagot's First North American Tower Emphasizes New York's Pride in Public Spaces

The 37-story building is the firm’s first tower in North America. Located in the Brooklyn borough of New York, the large-scale, mixed-use development resides at the intersection of some of its fastest growing neighborhoods: Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, and Downtown Brooklyn. Totaling a full 355,000 square feet, the building will be comprised of 270 units varying from studios, one-,two-, and three-bedroom units. Tenants will have access to retail, commercial and below-grade parking areas. Residents can access the building from a dedicated entrance to the lobby accessed a private vehicular drop-off area, which also connects to a public plaza designed by SCAPE Landscape Architects. Some will also have personal terraces—a luxury for such a dense city—and rooftop access.

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The interior units were stacked so that every tenant can get the best possible view of the teeming Manhattan skyline. On the exterior, the patterned façade maintains occupants’ privacy from neighboring buildings and pedestrians while living and dining areas have floor-to-ceiling windows, the bedrooms and bathrooms are covered up.


AmTrust Realty


Construction Process


Brooklyn, New York

Completion Date



33,000 square meters


2018 USA Property Award for the Americas – Mixed Use