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Now, Dean Street neighbor Industrious claims to be part of Pacific Park

Well, I've previously criticized the developers of Pacific Park Brooklyn for appropriating nearby blocks as part of their purported (and very oddly shaped) 22-acre "neighborhood." In February, they pronounced the new Four & Twenty Blackbirds store across Dean Street “in the heart of #PacificParkBK!"

But you have to hand it to the office space provider Industrious: they got the message. They're not in Prospect Heights any more. The web site for their location on Dean Street, opposite the southeast block of Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park and very near Four and Twenty Blackbirds, proclaims, "Work in Pacific Park, where brownstone Brooklyn meets downtown."


Thing is, that view of 550 Vanderbilt in the background (or 535 Carlton in the other direction) by no means captures what users of that nifty deck will be finding over time: construction of two buildings directly across the street, and three larger buildings over the railyard behind them.

Another perspective

That's 550 Vanderbilt in the lower right of the image below, from the designers of the yet-unbuilt B12 (aka 651 Dean), to the left (west) of 550 Vanderbilt.

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