Eleven development projects have been selected to receive Building Brooklyn Awards (BBA) this year.
And two leaders who have played an instrumental role in the renaissance of Brooklyn will also be recognized; Jeffrey E. Levine, Founder and Chairman of Douglaston Development, and Kenneth D. Daly, COO for National Grid’s US Electric business.
“It’s great to see the variety of thoughtful projects making up this year’s mix of winners,” said Acting Chamber President Rick Russo. “From a free-standing Pre-K, to the unique 325 Kent at the Domino Sugar complex, to the tallest building in Brooklyn – residential high-rise the Hub – Brooklyn’s real estate landscape is truly a force in the world. These awards represent the very best of Brooklyn’s design and build community and we congratulate all the winners for their innovative and impactful work which adds to the quality of life for all Brooklynites.”
The 2018 Building Brooklyn Awards (BBA), now in their 18th year, recognize recently completed construction and renovation projects that enrich the borough’s neighborhoods and economy. This year’s award ceremony will take place on August 1 at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge.
The 2018 Building Brooklyn Award Winners include 325 Kent, the Iconic Design receipient.
Developed by Two Trees Management Co. the lucury rental building was designed by SHoP Architects with Ismael Leyva Architects. The builder was 325 Kent Construction and the team also included facade consultant Vidaris, facade fabricator Hi-Tech Metals, facade installer PG New York, amenity design Leeser Architecture and landscaper Blondie’s Treehouse.
Other project cited were the Hub residential high rise by Steiner NYC; Greenpoint Landing; 158 Clifton Residence; District 20 Pre-K Center; Brooklyn Bridge Park Boat House; Supreme Store; Il Centro; PorcHouse; The Brooklyn Grand and ; Building 77-Brooklyn Navy Yard.