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Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park graphic: what's built/what's coming + FAQ (pinned post)

On Atlantic Avenue west of Fourth Avenue, plans for an 11-story building (to replace site of post office)

533 Pacific, via Google Maps
Another mid-rise building, 11 stories of apartments, is coming near the Atlantic Av.-Barclays Center subway hub.

That further changes the context--incrementally, if not enormously--for the future tower project at Site 5 of Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park, currently home to the low-rise Modell's and P.C. Richard.

As NY YIMBY reported 6/22/19, Permits Filed For 533 Pacific Street In Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, what looks like a modest site on Pacific Street (right), is actually a through-the block site to broader Atlantic Avenue, the former site of the Times Plaza Post Office at 542 Atlantic Avenue, which is approximately midway between Third and Fourth Avenues.

That building, according to the Historic Districts Council, dates from the 1920's. It's "a civic building with elaborate brickwork. Its upper floor once housed the headquarters of the Brooklyn Local 361 of the Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Ironworkers’ Union.

542 Atlantic Avenue, former Post Office site, via Google Maps, per YIMBY
The site was sold in 2018 for $27.5 million, by an extended family to Atlantic Gardens Residence, LLC, which YIMBY described as Sterling Town Equities. The developer plans an 11-story mixed-use building, with 64,407 square feet for 43 apartments, likely condos (given the large unit size, as YIMBY notes), plus 3,001 square feet for commercial space, and nine parking spaces.

Around the corner at Fourth Avenue and Pacific Street, the former Church of the Redeemer site at 561 Pacific Street will be home to a 12-story building. Across Fourth Avenue, Site 5 was approved for a 250-foot building, more than 20 stories, but developer Greenland Forest City Partners has floated plans for a two-tower project rising nearly 800 feet.

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