Gallery: Proposals for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Development Are Green All...

Alloy Development and Starwood

The 2005 plan for the Brooklyn Bridge Park mandated that the park be self sustaining financially. In a move to make that a reality, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) sent out the Pier 1 Hotel & Residential Development Request for Proposal (RFP) for a combined residential, hotel and restaurant development to be built on the property directly abutting the park. The stellar views, prime real estate, and highly anticipated development attracted some pretty stellar names in the architecture and hospitality world. Those draws combined with the park’s dedication to sustainability resulted in proposals slathered with green roofs, green walls, and publicly accessible green spaces.

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