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With its latest study, the LMDC plans to turn 50 acres south of the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel Plaza into a residential and cultural haven, uniting neighborhoods by opening streetscapes and adding pedestrian walkways.
Boulevard East is located in the Boerum Place Gateway, where a widened boulevard and charming streetscapes connect the Brooklyn Bridge and Downtown Brooklyn to Atlantic Avenue.
"Streetscapes"--the popular look at the histories of landmark structures.
"These elegant streetscapes will be comparable to the most desirable neighborhoods in Greenwich Village or the Upper West Side," Mr.
The homes are designed to represent the traditional urban multi-level architecture commonly seen in upscale Manhattan streetscapes. Exteriors feature multi-Dane windows and tailored brick facades.
Over the last 35 years, he has won wide acclaim for projects ranging from streetscapes and atriums to parks and large-scale master plans.