Empire Stores, City Point and Ford Amphitheater Among Winners of 2017 Building Brooklyn Awards
- Seán Devlin for Brownstoner May 8th, 2017
- Source: http://www.brownstoner.com/development/brooklyn-architecture-building-brooklyn-awards-winners-2017/
Major Brooklyn developments Empire Stores, City Point and Ford Amphitheater are among the winners of this year’s Building Brooklyn Awards.
The awards, organized by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, recognize development projects that enrich the borough economically, culturally, and aesthetically. This year, winners were chosen across 15 categories, including community arts, adaptive reuse, and affordable housing.
Empire Stores won the award for adaptive reuse. Empire Stores is a landmarked 1860s warehouse complex in Brooklyn Bridge Park that is being converted into retail, office and community space.