Building Brooklyn Awards

By kristin


Brooklyn’s most influential figures in real estate and development flocked to The Liberty Warehouse in Red Hook last Thursday to celebrate the borough’s most exciting building projects. Organized by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and its Real Estate & Development Committee, the 2012 Building Brooklyn Awards recognized 12 recently completed new and renovation construction projects – from the beautifully restored Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park to the innovative and indie Dekalb Market.

Here’s a look at the 2012 winners, as selected by an independent, 11-member panel of Brooklyn-based architects, planners, economic development experts and city officials:

Civic/Institutional: BLDG 92

Community Development: Red Hook Initiative

Education: Medgar Evers College Academic Building I

National Grid Award for Energy Efficiency: Dumont Green

Recreational Facility: Jane’s Carousel

Open Space: Restoration Plaza

Retail: Dekalb Market

Residential – Single Family: Atrium House

Residential – Affordable: Liberty Apartments

Residential – Supportive Housing: 97 Crooke Avenue

Residential – Low-Rise: Third + Bond

Residential – Multi: 220 Water Street

The Building Brooklyn Awards also honored Michell de la Uz, Executive Director of Fifth Avenue Committee, and David Von Spreckelsen, Division President at Toll Brothers, City Living, for their efforts to enhance the business conditions and economic climate of Brooklyn.

View from The Liberty Warehouse

INDUSTRY Magazine interviewing Jason Gorsline and Susan Doban, of Think Fabricate, during the cocktail party

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