Bklyner: Brooklyn’s Latest Waterfront Tower Redefines Mixed Use
Liena Zagare – Bklyner
One South First/10 Grand is a building designed to play in the sun. The interlocking towers play with shadows, using architectural treatments resembling sugar cubes, and they play with uses, residential and commercial towers sharing co-working amenities and meeting spaces.
Developed by Two Trees, the building is part of the large redevelopment of what once was the Domino Sugar Factory, an 11-acre site just north of the Williamsburg Bridge. Stage one was Domino Park – a privately owned public park, which owners estimate attracted over 2 million visitors since opening last year, along with 325 Kent, a residential building that opened in 2017. Once fully developed, there will be a total of 2,800 rental apartments across four residential buildings, of which 700 will be rented through the affordable housing lottery. There will also be 600,000 square feet of commercial office space, and 200,000 square feet of retail at the Domino site.
On a gray afternoon last week, developer Jed Walentas and architects Rick Cook and Arno Adkins gave a tour and talked about the development and the thinking behind its design.
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