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March 4, 2010

New condos, Oro and Toren, rise in downtown Brooklyn

Urbanite [amNY]
by Garett Sloane

Attention Stephen Witt:


The wrapping is off Toren, Downtown Brooklyn’s latest star condo tower, and with it a neighborhood is transforming.

Down the street another condo high-rise, Oro, soars above Flatbush Avenue and Gold Street, and it’s surrounded by new rental towers: the Brooklyner, Avalon Fort Greene and the Brooklyn Gold building.

The nearby BellTel Lofts just released more units on the market to hopefully catch a wave of prospective buyers.

There are new apartments to accommodate an influx of thousands of residents. Flatbush Avenue, a little dreary now, is set for a makeover by the city, and a developed Atlantic Yards would bring the Nets nearby.


Posted by eric at March 4, 2010 1:12 PM