Building Brooklyn Awards™ - 2008

> Winners 2008 - 17 Projects

Mike Baker, Store Manager, IKEA Brooklyn
Mary A. Brennan, Senior Vice President, The Community Preservation


Category: Adaptive Re-Use
Project: Center for the Urban Environment (CUE) Headquarters
Owner/Developer: The Center for the Urban Environment
Architect: Andrew Freireich Architect
Builder: Nativo LLC
Financial Lender: Various NYC Agencies
Nominator/ Project Manager/ Green Consultant: Thread Collective

Category: Affordable Housing
Project: Glenmore Gardens
Owner/Developer: Della Valle + Bernheimer Development
Architects: Della Valle + Bernheimer Design LLP; Architecture
Research Office; Lewis Tsurumaki Lewis; BriggsKnowles
Builder: Triple Crown Contracting
Financial Lender: Community Preservation Corp. Resources
Nominator: Della Valle + Bernheimer Design LLP

Category: Arts & Culture
Project: Crescendo
Owner/Developer: NYC MTA
Architect: Michael Ingui
Builder: Franz mayer of Munich
Nominator: Michael Ingui

Category: Brooklyn Innovator
Project: Floating Pool Lady
Owner/Developer: The Neptune Foundation, Inc.
Architect: Jonathan Kirschenfeld Associates
Builder: F.J. Sciame Construction Co.;  Bollinger Shipyards;
Steve Sivak Architects
Nominator: Jonathan Kirschenfeld, RA

Category: Community Facility
Project: Brooklyn Central Library Entry Plaza & Auditorium
Owner/Developer: NYC Department of Design and Construction
Architect: Vincent Benic Architect, LLC
Builder: Beys Contracting
Nominator: Brooklyn Public Library

Category: Education - Interiors
Project: PS1/Bergen School Library
Owner/Developer: Robin Hood
Architect: Marpillero Pollak Architects
Builder: F.J. Sciame Construction Co., Inc.  
Nominator: Marpillero Pollak Architects

Category: Education - New Construction
Project: Poly Prep Lower School
Owner/Developer: Poly Prep Country Day School
Architect: Platt Byard Dovell White Architects LLP
Builder: R.C. Dolner, Inc.
Financial Lender: New York City Capital Resource Corporation
Nominator: Platt Byard Dovell White Architects LLP
Category: Historic Preservation
Project: 135 Joralemon Street
Owner/Developer: 135 Joralemon Street LLC
Architect: Rexrode Chirigos Architects
Builder: Howard M. Haimes, Inc.
Financial Lender: Metropolitan National Bank
Nominator: Brooklyn Heights Association, Inc.
Category: Landscape/Open Space
Project: Public Plaza at the Marriott
Owner/Developer: Muss Development LLC
Architect: Moss Gilday Group, LLC
Builder: Muss Brooklyn Development Corp.
Nominator: Muss Development LLC
Category: Large Scale Affordable Housing
Project: State Renaissance Court
Owner/Developers: IBEC Building Corporation;
Strategic Development and Construction Group
Architect: James McCullar & Associates Architects
Builder: Strategic Construction Corp.  
Financial Lenders: Wachovia Bank; Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation; NYC Housing Development Corp.; Citibank
Nominators: Strategic Development and Construction Group; IBEC Building Corporation

Category: Large Scale Residential
Project: J Condominium
Owner/Developer: The Hudson Companies, Inc.;
Cara Construction and Development
Architect: Gruzen Samton Architects LLP
Builder: Monadnock Construction, Inc.
Financial Lender: PB Capital Corporation
Nominator: 100 J LLC c/o The Hudson Companies, Inc.

Category: Mixed-Use
Project: Greenbelt
Owner/Developer: 361 Manhattan Avenue LLC d/b/a Greenbelt; Gregory Merryweather Architect LLC
Architect: Gregory Way Merryweather: Architect LLC
Builder: Propeller Group
Financial Lender: Hudson Valley Bank
Nominator: EWVIDCO

Category: Multi-Family Rehabilitation
Project: 164 Atlantic
Owner/Developer: Two Trees Management, LLC
Architect: Beyer, Blinder, Belle
Builder: One Main Construction Corp
Nominator: Two Trees Management Co. LLC

Category: Neighborhood Scale Development
Project: 14 Townhouses
Owner/Developer: HS Town House Development Partners, LLC (Time Equities Inc. and Hamlin Ventures, LLC)
Architect: Rogers Marvel Architects
Builder: B2B Associates, Inc.
Engineers: Gilsanz Murray Steficek; Collado Engineering
Financial Lender: Corus Bank

Category: Recreation
Project: Aviator Sports & Recreation
Owner/Developer: Ajax Gateway, LLC
Architects: Jack Gordon Architect, PC AIA;
John Ciardullo Associates, PC
Builder: Iannelli Construction
Nominator: Aviator Sports & Recreation LLC

Category: Residential – 1-2 Dwellings
Project: 377 Pacific Street
Owner/Developer: Pacific Ventures, Inc. 
Architect: Bergen Street Studio
Builder: RADIUS Construction Group, LLC + Plan Construction
Nominator: Pacific Ventures, Inc.

Category: Retail
Project: Dig Garden Shop
Owner/Developer: Chuck Dorr
Builder: Platinum Builders
Nominator: Chuck Dorr