By Dispatch Editors on Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 at 6:02 am
227 West Street is nearing completion as exterior work is rapidly finishing up.
The double towers feature a cantilever although its less visible from the Greenpoint side than from the river. Such creative designs usually maximize views on higher floors while reducing the Floor Area Ratio — a zoning consideration.
There will be approximately 745 units when the two towers are completed.
The development includes building a new street at the end of Commercial Street.
The street side entrance to the tower along the newly constructed street.
The building will overlook a new park that was built as part of the development. The Newtown Barge Playground was a 2.8 acre park that was renovated as part of the development program.