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June 6, 2006

Record high-rises set for Brooklyn

Six towers with more stories than Williamsburgh Savings Bank planned; some worry about loss of low-rise charm

The Real Deal
By Tiffany Razano

Atlantic Yards isn't the only high-rise game in town.

The 40-story 306 Gold Street in Downtown Brooklyn will be the tallest new residential tower in the borough when construction on it is completed in 2008. But it's just one of many high-rises planned for Brooklyn, where buildings tend not to soar. The shift has some residents concerned.

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Posted by lumi at June 6, 2006 7:03 PM