Brooklyn Skyscrapers

For a long time Brooklyn did not really have skyscrapers. Prior to 2009 the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower was the tallest at 42 stories.

Since 2010 two taller high-rise buildings were built with the tallest 51 floors (590 feet). Tall, but not by Manhattan standards.

That is apparently changing.

Right next to Junior’s cheesecake (less than a half mile from our place), a 1,000 foot tower is planned.

Holy crap.


One Response to Brooklyn Skyscrapers

  1. […] I mentioned this a while back, that a 1000+ foot tall skyscraper was being planned near our place. The only obstacle was that the site contains a famous landmarked bank. So plans had to meet the approval of the Landmarks Preservation Commission. […]

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