Brooklyn's first Skyscraper

The 73-story building would be Brooklyn’s tallest skyscraper, at 1,066 feet.

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a proposal for 9 DeKalb Avenue tower.

The skyscraper designed by SHoP Architects, will be built just beside the old bank, and will boast 500 residential units.

Brooklyn's first Skyscraper

SHoP co-founder Gregg Pasquarelli told Dezeen:

“We didn’t get any opposition.

The community board voted unanimously in favour of it, and Landmarks

[Landmarks Preservation Commission] voted unanimously in favour of the building.”

Images credit: SHoP Architects

via dezeen