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13 Brooklyn condos with the best waterfront views

By Michelle Sinclair Colman, Wed, November 20, 2019

Way back in 1992 when David Dinkins was mayor, a Department of City Planning report began, “New York City’s waterfront is a valuable but still untapped resource. Decades of declining maritime activity have left much of the city’s waterfront dormant. Today, after years of neglect and revitalization attempts stalled by the clash of competing interests, New Yorkers are coming together to fulfill the public’s claim to productive use and increased enjoyment of this resource.” Today, this transformation is perhaps the most evident along the Brooklyn waterfront, where views of Manhattan and beyond are enjoyed from contemporary towers, restored industrial buildings, and cool, open lofts. Ahead, we round up 13 condominiums with the best views on the waterfront in Brooklyn.

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20 East End Avenue
  • Robert A.M. Stern, the architect behind 15 Central Park West, is bringing a new 17-story tower to 20 East End Avenue. The building—said to be less pricey than Stern’s others—will have 43 units starting at $4.5M. Penthouses will go for $20M. [NYT]
  • New renderings and listings appear for One John Street. [Brownstoner]
  • East New York’s rapidly rising land prices are throwing a wrench in the mayor’s affordable housing plan. [WSJ]
  • The controversial Astoria Cove project has been approved. [Crain’s]
  • SHoP will design a new 733,000-square foot mixed-use project at 360 Tenth Avenue, across from Related’s Hudson Yards. [TRD]
  • The condos at 443 Greenwich Street have finally hit the market. [Curbed]

20 East End Avenue, courtesy of 20EastEnd.com (left); Astoria Cove(right)

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