It is difficult to speak about the rich history of Brooklyn without citing the many industrial factories that are part of its lore. These prior century manufacturing plants and warehouses, early urban relics of the Industrial Revolution, have become desirable facades for today's generation of real estate developers. All structures are epic in proportion and quite a number of them are located close to the waterfront boast expansive vistas. The opportunity for conversion to luxury condominiums because of their extraordinary appeal ignited a resurgence of the surrounding Brooklyn neighborhoods as well. Before long, Williamsburg too became a vibrant destination.
One such notable masterpiece is The Gretsch, built shortly after the turn of the century in 1916, and hailed as the largest music company in America at the time. In 2003, the building converted to a full-service premier luxury condominium located at 60 Broadway and designed by prominent architect Karl Fischer. In its present incarnation, it features a strikingly grand contemporary lobby with 24-hour doorman, onsite resident manager and staff, a sprawling roof deck with outdoor furniture and lounges, perfect for entertaining and taking in unending views that encompass the Manhattan ...
A former artists’ enclave, Williamsburg is an ultra-trendy neighborhood in Brooklyn that draws the young and the fashionable from around the world.
Known for being the birthplace of NYC’s hipster movement and its close proximity to Manhattan, Williamsburg has become one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Brooklyn. The old factories from its industrial past have been converted into gorgeous lofts; luxury high-rises with stunning Manhattan views line the waterfront; and boutique condos are mixed among townhouses and old tenement buildings. While the neighborhood continues to evolve wit ... read more