Oculus: Tower Power

Press 09.01.2015
City Point
City Point Development, Location: Brooklyn NY, Architect: Cook Fox
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Claire Wilson – Oculus

Designed by COOKFOX Architects, the project includes Phase 1, the 675,000-square-foot, four-story retail center, and Phase 2, housing with market-rate and affordable towers. A third residen-tial component may top out at 600 feet; its architect has not yet been announced. According to Rick Cook, FAIA, COOKFOX founder and principal, the site’s location over a major transit hub and opposite the new Willoughby Park epitomizes the future of urban life. “This is more and more how people want to live and work in cities,” Cook says. “Close to transportation but around nature.”

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