BAM North Site II will be a mixed-use, mixed-income building in the heart of the Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District. The building, to be called The Caesura, will include space for The Center for Fiction and Mark Morris Dance Group – new cultural uses that will enrich and diversify the district. Above this cultural base will be 123 affordable and market-rate apartments. A mix of apartments types will accommodate a range of modern urban households and include 40% affordable and 60% market rate units. Each unit has been carefully laid out to create light filled spaces with high-quality finishes and thoughtful furnishing options. A rich array of social and amenity spaces enhance the residential experience. Extensive glazing at the lower floors highlights the cultural components and activates the pedestrian experience. In-set balconies and double-height terraces articulate the upper base and tower. The building is designed to meet or exceed Enterprise Green Communities and LEED Gold criteria. The result is a dynamic form that reflects the truly mixed-use program and creatively expressing the arts and cultural district. This project is designed in association with Bernheimer Architecture.
Architect’s Newspaper, Brooklyn Cultural Experiment