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Old Domino Sugar Refinery to Be Reborn as Daring LEGO-Like Neighborhood in Brooklyn

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On March 6, 2013 @ 1:29 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,gallery | No Comments

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Talks about transforming Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s old Domino Sugar Refinery [1] into a vibrant new waterfront neighborhood [1]have been going on for a while now, but SHoP Architects recently released a set of daring new renderings [1] that throw a pair of very interesting LEGO-like buildings [1] into the mix. The new plan would create much-needed affordable housing for the area as well as public spaces, a riverside park, retail space and a school. Click through the gallery here [1] to see more images and tell us whether you think this sugar factory redux [1] is sweet or sour.

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