Two Trees Breaks Ground on First Domino Building, Will Reopen Park

Two Trees has broken ground on the first building in the Domino Sugar complex, according to a press release we just received. It’s the upside-down u-shaped building in the rendering above, where the temporary Havemeyer Park was located. The 16-story building on the east side of Kent Avenue between South 3rd and South 4th streets will have 500 rental units, including 105 affordable units. It is expected to wrap in 2017. The developer also started rebuilding the waterfront pier, which will eventually house a five-acre public part, it said. The reconstruction of the bulkhead and pier will take about 12 to 18 months. The James Corner Field Operations-designed park will include lawns, gardens, playing fields and better streets to make it easier to get to the waterfront. There will also be an elevated “artifact walk,” as previously reported, “modeled after the High Line,” with such finds as syrup tanks and……

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