The first super tall condo building rises in Williamsburg, Brooklyn at 142 North 8th Street, December, 30 2006.
The first super tall condo building rises in Williamsburg, Brooklyn at 142 North 8th Street, December, 30 2006.
Gate at Oak and West Streets, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2008
Gate at Oak and West Streets, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2008

The gate is at the site of a former Greenpoint Terminal Market building destroyed by arson nearly two years earlier in May of 2006. Preservationists were seeking to landmark the buildings and the owner Joshua Guttman recently had a deal taking advantage of the rezoning to residential use in 2005 fall through. This site is still undeveloped and a alcoholic homeless man was given rehab for starting the blaze.

Peter Pan Donut and Pastry Shop, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2015
Peter Pan Donut and Pastry Shop, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2015

A popular donut shop with longtime and new residents on Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint.

Bel Air on Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2015
Bel Air on Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2015
West Street and Greenpoint Avenue, 2008
West Street and Greenpoint Avenue, 2008

Restaurants and bars attracting younger crowds began opening up along Greenpoint Avenue all the way into the industrial waterfront areas after the rezoning.  The warehouse in the background is part of the Greenpoint Terminal Market and is in the process of being converted to a 155-key hotel by developers Jack and Joshua Guttman.

Live Poultry Slaughter, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2015
Live Poultry Slaughter, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2015

When formerly industrial areas see an influx of residential buildings, they don't always make good for neighbors. After years of complaints for the smell, this poultry business finally closed. The building and sign still remain and graffiti cycles between removal and accrual

East River Tattoo, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2007
East River Tattoo, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2007
Street Art, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 2016
Street Art, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 2016
Domino Sugar Refinery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2009
Domino Sugar Refinery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2009

Refining stopped in 2004 at the waterfront factory and the building was slated for multi-use development in 2012 with several of the buildings, including the exterior facade, being given landmark status. The renovation is set to be finished in 2018.

Condoburg, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2008
Condoburg, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2008

Graffiti on condo development posters for a new building at Berry and N 11th.

Gurnsey Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2008
Gurnsey Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2008
PA Grocery, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2007, 2016
PA Grocery, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2007, 2016

With many new developments and conversions along Franklin Street and the Greenpoint waterfront, existing utilities must be expanded and updated to handle the demand.

Cookie Road, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2007, 2015
Cookie Road, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2007, 2015

Polish immigrants Jerzy and Aneta Szot opened Cookie Road, a bakery and coffee shop in their converted garage, at 94 Franklin Street in 2009. After operating a successful business for six years, the sold the business at the end of 2015 to retire.

Naked Dog, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2009, 2015
Naked Dog, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2009, 2015
Eagle Street, Greenpoint, 2009, 2014
Eagle Street, Greenpoint, 2009, 2014

A Catholic church building converted to condos formerly of the Parish School of Saints Cyril and Methodius on Dupont and Eagle streets in Greenpoint. Numerous church properties have been sold and renovated to residential housing in North Brooklyn.

Live with Animals, 2009, 2015
Live with Animals, 2009, 2015

Live with Animals was an arts studio and performance space at the corner of Kent and Metropolitan in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The building was a canvas for murals and street art.

Wythe Hotel, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2009, 2014
Wythe Hotel, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2009, 2014

At the corner of Wythe and N 11th, a former barrel manufacturing building was converted into a trendy hotel, restaurant and events venue. The once desolate corner home to skaters and an occasional well known street art installation like this one by Space Invader, it is now attended by doormen and livery drivers.

193 Plymouth Street, DUMBO 2009, 2015
193 Plymouth Street, DUMBO 2009, 2015

A sales agent talks on a sell phone in the lobby of a newly converted condo building.Like Greenpoint and Williamsburg, DUMBO has seen massive development of its industrial buildings and boasts some of the highest rents in Brooklyn.

Zebulon, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2010, 2016
Zebulon, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2010, 2016

Zebulon Cafe and Concert venue closed at the end of 2012 after a nine year run featuring experimental, weird and worldly music because "the new Williamsburgers aren't like the old Williamsburgers" according to the club's owner. The place was forced to shut down because new residents had complained about the performance space.

Brooklyn Winery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2010, 2015
Brooklyn Winery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2010, 2015
86 or 94 N 3rd St, 2009-2015 Williamsburg, Brooklyn
86 or 94 N 3rd St, 2009-2015 Williamsburg, Brooklyn

An industrial building home to several businesses until until 2015. In development to a mix use residential building that will extend to Metropolitan.

Construction Wall, Williamsburg 2008
Construction Wall, Williamsburg 2008
William Vale Hotel, Williamsburg, 2015
William Vale Hotel, Williamsburg, 2015

William Vale hotel under construction in Williamsburg, Brooklyn along with another development at N 9th and Wythe Streets.

Construction Wall, Williamsburg 2015
Construction Wall, Williamsburg 2015

Construction companies send workers to cover graffiti and street art with green paint that accumulates during building.

New York's New Perspective, 2009
New York's New Perspective, 2009

Advertising hailing the new apartments and amenities of the waterfront developments in front of a building on Kent Avenue. After the financial crisis in 2008 construction slowed and many completed condos turned to renting. After a few years, construction was back in full force and the stalled buildings completed.

Huron Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2008
Huron Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2008

A panoramic of a bath house and a new condo building on Huron Street in Greenpoint.

The Viridian, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2009
The Viridian, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2009

The Viridian on Green Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn under construction in 2009. When the units hit the market, sales didn't take off and the building filed bankruptcy and the apartments were rented instead. The building was sold for $103 million 2016, the highest amount for a residential building in Greenpoint.

High Strung, Williamsburg, 2015
High Strung, Williamsburg, 2015
Atelier, Williamsburg, 2016
Atelier, Williamsburg, 2016

People walk by a new rental development in Williamsburg named Atelier.

Work in Progress, Greenpoint 2016
Work in Progress, Greenpoint 2016

Construction signage at the corner of India and West Streets in Greenpoint depicting the first super tall west facing tower on the Greenpoint waterfront. The building replaces a warehouse and will be right next to the existing ferry terminal.

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The first super tall condo building rises in Williamsburg, Brooklyn at 142 North 8th Street, December, 30 2006.
Gate at Oak and West Streets, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2008
Peter Pan Donut and Pastry Shop, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2015
Bel Air on Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2015
West Street and Greenpoint Avenue, 2008
Live Poultry Slaughter, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2015
East River Tattoo, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2007
Street Art, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 2016
Domino Sugar Refinery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2009
Condoburg, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2008
Gurnsey Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2008
PA Grocery, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2007, 2016
Cookie Road, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2007, 2015
Naked Dog, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2009, 2015
Eagle Street, Greenpoint, 2009, 2014
Live with Animals, 2009, 2015
Wythe Hotel, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2009, 2014
193 Plymouth Street, DUMBO 2009, 2015
Zebulon, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2010, 2016
Brooklyn Winery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2010, 2015
86 or 94 N 3rd St, 2009-2015 Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Construction Wall, Williamsburg 2008
William Vale Hotel, Williamsburg, 2015
Construction Wall, Williamsburg 2015
New York's New Perspective, 2009
Huron Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2008
The Viridian, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2009
High Strung, Williamsburg, 2015
Atelier, Williamsburg, 2016
Work in Progress, Greenpoint 2016
BK 31.jpg
The first super tall condo building rises in Williamsburg, Brooklyn at 142 North 8th Street, December, 30 2006.
Gate at Oak and West Streets, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2008

The gate is at the site of a former Greenpoint Terminal Market building destroyed by arson nearly two years earlier in May of 2006. Preservationists were seeking to landmark the buildings and the owner Joshua Guttman recently had a deal taking advantage of the rezoning to residential use in 2005 fall through. This site is still undeveloped and a alcoholic homeless man was given rehab for starting the blaze.

Peter Pan Donut and Pastry Shop, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2015

A popular donut shop with longtime and new residents on Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint.

Bel Air on Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2015
West Street and Greenpoint Avenue, 2008

Restaurants and bars attracting younger crowds began opening up along Greenpoint Avenue all the way into the industrial waterfront areas after the rezoning.  The warehouse in the background is part of the Greenpoint Terminal Market and is in the process of being converted to a 155-key hotel by developers Jack and Joshua Guttman.

Live Poultry Slaughter, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2015

When formerly industrial areas see an influx of residential buildings, they don't always make good for neighbors. After years of complaints for the smell, this poultry business finally closed. The building and sign still remain and graffiti cycles between removal and accrual

East River Tattoo, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2007
Street Art, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 2016
Domino Sugar Refinery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2009

Refining stopped in 2004 at the waterfront factory and the building was slated for multi-use development in 2012 with several of the buildings, including the exterior facade, being given landmark status. The renovation is set to be finished in 2018.

Condoburg, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2008

Graffiti on condo development posters for a new building at Berry and N 11th.

Gurnsey Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2008
PA Grocery, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2007, 2016

With many new developments and conversions along Franklin Street and the Greenpoint waterfront, existing utilities must be expanded and updated to handle the demand.

Cookie Road, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2007, 2015

Polish immigrants Jerzy and Aneta Szot opened Cookie Road, a bakery and coffee shop in their converted garage, at 94 Franklin Street in 2009. After operating a successful business for six years, the sold the business at the end of 2015 to retire.

Naked Dog, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2009, 2015
Eagle Street, Greenpoint, 2009, 2014

A Catholic church building converted to condos formerly of the Parish School of Saints Cyril and Methodius on Dupont and Eagle streets in Greenpoint. Numerous church properties have been sold and renovated to residential housing in North Brooklyn.

Live with Animals, 2009, 2015

Live with Animals was an arts studio and performance space at the corner of Kent and Metropolitan in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The building was a canvas for murals and street art.

Wythe Hotel, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2009, 2014

At the corner of Wythe and N 11th, a former barrel manufacturing building was converted into a trendy hotel, restaurant and events venue. The once desolate corner home to skaters and an occasional well known street art installation like this one by Space Invader, it is now attended by doormen and livery drivers.

193 Plymouth Street, DUMBO 2009, 2015

A sales agent talks on a sell phone in the lobby of a newly converted condo building.Like Greenpoint and Williamsburg, DUMBO has seen massive development of its industrial buildings and boasts some of the highest rents in Brooklyn.

Zebulon, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2010, 2016

Zebulon Cafe and Concert venue closed at the end of 2012 after a nine year run featuring experimental, weird and worldly music because "the new Williamsburgers aren't like the old Williamsburgers" according to the club's owner. The place was forced to shut down because new residents had complained about the performance space.

Brooklyn Winery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2010, 2015
86 or 94 N 3rd St, 2009-2015 Williamsburg, Brooklyn

An industrial building home to several businesses until until 2015. In development to a mix use residential building that will extend to Metropolitan.

Construction Wall, Williamsburg 2008
William Vale Hotel, Williamsburg, 2015

William Vale hotel under construction in Williamsburg, Brooklyn along with another development at N 9th and Wythe Streets.

Construction Wall, Williamsburg 2015

Construction companies send workers to cover graffiti and street art with green paint that accumulates during building.

New York's New Perspective, 2009

Advertising hailing the new apartments and amenities of the waterfront developments in front of a building on Kent Avenue. After the financial crisis in 2008 construction slowed and many completed condos turned to renting. After a few years, construction was back in full force and the stalled buildings completed.

Huron Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2008

A panoramic of a bath house and a new condo building on Huron Street in Greenpoint.

The Viridian, Greenpoint, Brooklyn 2009

The Viridian on Green Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn under construction in 2009. When the units hit the market, sales didn't take off and the building filed bankruptcy and the apartments were rented instead. The building was sold for $103 million 2016, the highest amount for a residential building in Greenpoint.

High Strung, Williamsburg, 2015
Atelier, Williamsburg, 2016

People walk by a new rental development in Williamsburg named Atelier.

Work in Progress, Greenpoint 2016

Construction signage at the corner of India and West Streets in Greenpoint depicting the first super tall west facing tower on the Greenpoint waterfront. The building replaces a warehouse and will be right next to the existing ferry terminal.

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