JDS Development Group announced the official launch of sales for The Brooklyn Tower. Designed by SHoP Architects with residential interiors by AD 100 Gachot Studios, The Brooklyn Tower is Brooklyn’s first supertall skyscraper standing at 93 stories and over 1,000 feet in height. The tower anchors a residential neighborhood in Downtown Brooklyn and represents a significant architectural achievement and new landmark for the borough.
The condominium residences starting on the 53rd floor of the tower and provide a new vantage point by which to experience long, uninterrupted views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skylines, East River, and the New York Harbor. Starting at an elevation of 535 feet, the residences start above most other penthouses in Brooklyn. Pricing for the 150 condominiums ranges from approximately $875,000 for studio residences to approximately $8 million for four-bedrooms. The mixed-use tower will feature over 120,000 square feet of state-of-the-art amenities and over 100,000 square feet of retail at its base – including the Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn. Leasing for the building’s rental residences, located below the condominiums, will commence this summer.
“The Brooklyn Tower is a symbol of Brooklyn’s unceasing drive and ambition, elevating its skyline and architecture to new heights,” said Michael Stern, Founder and CEO of JDS Development Group, the developer and builder of the project in a statement. “The quality, craftsmanship, and unparalleled views make owning a residence in this building a once-in-a-generation opportunity. This may be our best building yet.”
AD100 aesthetes Gachot Studios conceptualized the interiors for The Brooklyn Tower residences. Highly considered residential layouts leverage the building’s vantage points and distinctive hexagonal form to maximize the transcendent city and water views through floor-to-ceiling windows, with many residences boasting multiple exposures.
“We were inspired by the tower’s timeless glamour and melodic dance with the historic Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn,” said Christine Gachot, cofounder of Gachot Studios. “Our interiors at The Brooklyn Tower harness a sense of calm on a decidedly human scale, paired of course with unbelievably breathtaking views of New York City and beyond.”
The kitchens are a custom design by Gachot Studios, featuring graphite matte black and bronze cabinetry with Absolute Black granite countertops, bronze mirror backsplash, brass, oil rubbed bronze detailing and hardware, Waterworks fixtures, and integrated under cabinet lighting. Each kitchen features a fully integrated suite of Miele appliances including refrigerator, gas cooktop (with fully vented range hood by XO), convection oven, dishwasher, and washer and dryer. Select residences include a speed oven by Miele and wine refrigerator by U-line.
Principal baths include Breccia Capria marble in a honed finish with oil rubbed bronze accent trim. Custom-designed vanities by Gachot Studios feature a light mahogany finish with integrated fluted glass sconces, Absolute Black granite countertops, and Waterworks fixtures in a satin brass finish. The showers are also wrapped in Breccia Capria marble and finished with Absolute Black granite marble flooring in a custom hexagonal pattern and Waterworks fixtures.
Secondary bathrooms feature Bianco Dolomite marble walls with an oil rubbed bronze accent trim, a custom vanity in a light Mahogany finish, Absolute Black granite countertops, Waterworks fixtures in custom satin brass finish, and mosaic flooring.
“The Brooklyn Tower is truly the first of its kind in Brooklyn, a spectacularly designed building with some of the most impressive amenities and views I have ever seen in New York City.” said Howard M. Lorber, Chairman and CEO of Douglas Elliman. “We expect sales to be extraordinary for this unmatched offering.”
The Brooklyn Tower will offer over 120,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor amenities, featuring interior design by Krista Ninivaggi of Woods Bagot, architecture by SHoP Architects, and landscape design by HMWhite. Signature amenities will include: The Dome Pool and Terrace, a creative reimagining of the Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn’s roof deck, featuring three outdoor pools that surround the historic bank’s Guastavino dome: a 75′ adult lap pool, kids pool, and whirlpool sundecks; a hammock lounge, an outdoor dining area, barbeque grills, lounge seating, fire pit, and outdoor showers. Additional amenities include a double-height poolside lounge and cocktail bar, state-of-the-art health club and fitness center with 75′ indoor lap pool and whirlpool, movie theatre with wet bar, a chef’s catering kitchen and private dining room, billiards room, and library with co-working spaces, conference room, a private meeting room, a living room lounge, game room, and children’s playroom.
On the 66th floor is a double height open-air Sky Deck featuring the highest basketball court to be built in a residential building anywhere in the world. The Sky Deck will also include the world’s highest dog run, outdoor children’s playground, and Foosball court. On the 85th floor will be the Sky Lounge. An open-air lounge for residents, with views of Manhattan and Brooklyn, featuring elevated spaces for outdoor dining and entertaining, a cocktail bar, lounge seating, and an outdoor fireplace.
Residences at The Brooklyn Tower range from studios to four bedrooms. Studios start at approximately $875,000; one-bedrooms start at approximately $1.2 million; two-bedrooms start at $2.4 million; two-bedrooms with home office start at $3.5 million; three-bedrooms start at $2.95 million; and four bedrooms start $5.9 million and range to approximately $8 million. The Brooklyn Tower anticipates construction completion and occupancy towards the end of 2022, with residences for lease available by summer 2022, creating a vibrant new mixed-use destination for New York City.
The Brooklyn Tower is bound by DeKalb Avenue, Fleet Street, and Flatbush Avenue Extension in Downtown Brooklyn in one of the most connected neighborhoods in New York City, with transportation access to 13 subway lines, 11 commuter trains via the LIRR at Atlantic Center, and 22 Citi bike stations. Downtown Brooklyn is the third-largest central business district in New York City and home to technology and innovation sector, shopping along Fulton Street, City Point, and nearby Atlantic Avenue, and is proximate to more than 100 arts and cultural institutions in the Brooklyn Cultural District, including the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Brooklyn Art Museum, Marc Morris Dance Group, Roulette, Brooklyn Museum, BRIC, and the Barclays Center, home to the Brooklyn Nets. Residents are minutes away from world-class parks and greenspaces, including Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and Prospect Park.