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Brodsky buys City Point apartment tower

August 4, 2017 1:43 p. m. Brodsky buys City Point apartment tower$100 million deal gives firm its second residential building at Brooklyn mega developmentBy Daniel Geiger Photo: 7 Dekalb Ave. The Brodsky Organization has acquired a majority stake in 7 Dekalb Ave., a 23-story rental-apartment tower that was recently built in…

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Downtown Brooklyn: Commercial Center to Neighborhood

REAL ESTATEDowntown Brooklyn: Commercial Center to NeighborhoodLiving InBy DAN SHAW NOV. 23, 2016Downtown Brooklyn, the civic and commercial center of the borough, is becoming a full-fledged residential community with its own identity, if not attitude. “In five years, people will be calling it DoBro, ” said Paul Travis,…

THE NEW FACE OF DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN

THE NEW FACE OF DOWNTOWN BROOKLYNBy Daniel J. BollingerCity Point Brooklyn is a three tower development in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn (DoBro). The complex is the largest food, shopping, and entertainment destination and includes residential and office space located along Brooklyn’s busiest retail corridor at the corners of Flatbush and…

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5 Enviable Residential Buildings in New York

5 Enviable Residential Buildings in New York By Fred A. Bernstein...4. Firm: CookFox Architects. Project: City Tower, downtown Brooklyn. Site: The redevelopment of Brooklyn’s downtown reached a crescendo with the completion of a 700,000- square-foot mall and office complex, City Point, and its attached 48-story tower, both…

The Rise of NYC’s New Insta-Hoods

Downtown Brooklyn’s City Point is adding residences and much-needed retail to a still-ascendant area. The partially open mega-project will debut its new parts in stages. Stephen and Andrew Leibowitz of Guss’ Pickles, set to open in City Point’s food hall (inset). Photo: Miachel Breton; CookFoxMeanwhile, in Downtown Brooklyn, the 1.8…

4 NYC Developments Taking Outdoor Space To the Next Level

Brooklyn: City Tower City Tower Terrace / The Brodsky Organization City Tower, designed by COOKFOX, is a rental tower with a large green terrace on the 18th floor. The landscaping includes a planted lawn in the center of the common area and a trellis with lounge chairs underneath, perfect for reading or working from home. In…

Cool Condo Landscape Designs for the Hot Summer

City Tower’s 18th-floor green terrace features a soothing lawn, native plants, and a living shade trellis pavilion for residents to relax high above the concrete jungle amid Brooklyn and Manhattan skyline views. Created by Weintraub Diaz Landscape Architecture, the 10,000-square-foot roof deck offers a resident gardening area for planting…

Luxury NYC Residences Perfect for a Summer Staycation

From private movie screenings to amenity-filled rooftops and outdoor spaces, these luxury residences are perfect for summer staycations! Enclave at the Cathedral partnered with Harlem International Film Festival to offer residents screenings and director Q&A's in June and July. City Tower offers residents an expansive green terrace…

The Hunt: Brooklyn Apartment Sticker Shock

THE RENTERS Emily Scheele and Jerod Coker play music together at their apartment in Downtown Brooklyn.  CreditNicole Craine for The New York TimesJerod Coker had been to New York three times in his life, most recently for job interviews. His fiancée, Emily Scheele, had never been to New York. So when the couple began hunting for an…

Your Own Private Park

In New York City real estate, one of the rarest amenities is a lawn to stretch out on. That’s why a growing number of luxury buildings are adding elaborate park-like settings — think birch trees, grassy expanses and landscaped walkways — to the list of residents-only perks intended to attract buyers and renters. Call it…