Creative Domino Makeover Brings Two Trees to Landmarks Hearing – Brooklyn Daily Eagle

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Two Trees Administration has revealed new plans for turning the landmarked Domino Sugar Refinery constructing right into a techie-pleasant workplace constructing.

On Tuesday, at a public listening to in Decrease Manhattan, town Landmarks Preservation Fee ( LPC) will go judgment on the Walentas household firm's new idea for adaptively reusing the Williamsburg waterfront manufacturing facility.

The developer can not transfer ahead with the manufacturing facility's makeover with out the LPC's approval.

Structure agency PAU is the designer of the brand new makeover plans for the outdated manufacturing facility.

This drawing offers a closer look at the Domino Sugar Refinery building's facade. Rendering by PAU courtesy of Two Trees Management

In accordance to supplies PAU submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Fee, Two Trees Administration now desires to assemble a contemporary constructing contained in the historic brick partitions of the refinery at 292-314 Kent Ave.

The fashionable constructing would have its personal exterior partitions. It will be topped with a “crystalline barrel-vaulted construction” that will rise above the manufacturing facility's roof, in accordance to PAU's web site.

The vacant sugar refinery is situated in the course of an 11-acre redevelopment web site the place Two Trees Administration has already been working for a number of years. The brand new buildings the developer is developing there are residential and embrace a big inexpensive-housing element.

Leasing is ongoing on the first new constructing to be constructed, 325 Kent Ave. Rents for presently obtainable market-fee flats vary from $2,570 per thirty days for a studio to $6,180 per thirty days for a two-bed room unit, the constructing's web site signifies.

Here's what the Domino Sugar Refinery building's interior will look like after its planned renovation. Rendering by PAU courtesy of Two Trees Management

Yellow neon 'Domino' signal is included within the design

Domino Sugar Refinery design drawings point out yellow-neon signal that claims “Domino” will probably be hooked up to the skin of the manufacturing facility constructing. The inclusion of the long-lasting signal was additionally a part of Two Trees Administration's earlier makeover plans for the manufacturing facility.

The “Domino” signal was initially affixed to a constructing the developer demolished to make approach for improvement.

The concept of developing a contemporary constructing contained in the partitions of a historic construction was used to create a theater for arts group St. Ann's inside Brooklyn Bridge Park's historic Tobacco Warehouse.

The Landmarks Preservation Fee beforehand authorized a makeover of the Domino manufacturing facility. That plan referred to as for the development of further flooring on prime of the constructing.

The historic construction's official title is the Havemeyers & Elder Filter, Pan & Ending Home. It's really a cluster of three American spherical-arch-model buildings constructed in 1881 to 1884.

This photo shows what the Domino Sugar Refinery (at left) now looks like. The new building at right is 325 Kent Ave., which is part of the Domino redevelopment site. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

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Creative Domino Makeover Brings Two Trees to Landmarks Hearing - Brooklyn Daily Eagle