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Brooklyn Chamber announces 2015 Building Brooklyn Award winners

May 22, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Now in its fifteenth year, the Building Brooklyn Awards will take place on July 21 at the newly restored Kings Theatre, pictured here, winner of this year's historic preservation award. Eagle photo by Rob Abruzzese
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The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce on Thursday announced the winners and honorees of the 2015 Building Brooklyn Awards, recognizing recently completed construction and renovation projects that improve the borough’s diverse neighborhoods and economy. Thirteen projects in various categories have been selected to receive awards in this year’s ceremony.


Now in its fifteenth year, the Building Brooklyn Awards will take place on July 21 at the newly restored Kings Theatre, winner of this year’s historic preservation award. The Chamber is honoring Andrew Kimball, CEO of Industry City and Purnima Kapur, executive director, NYC Department of City Planning for their career-long contributions to Brooklyn’s real estate and development industry.


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“The borough of Brooklyn is truly an innovation hub, where builders and designers can put their craft to use and enhance the city that surrounds them,” said Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Carlo A. Scissura.   


“We are honored to participate and play host to the celebration, and we are so grateful for the generous support of the Brooklyn Chamber and the entire community as the Kings made its return to Flatbush Avenue this year,” said Matthew Wolf, executive director of the Kings Theatre.



The 2015 Building Brooklyn Award Winners are:

Arts & Culture
Green-Wood Cemetery Chapel Extension

Greenwood Heights

Green-Wood Cemetery Award for Adaptive Reuse

156 Broadway


Brookland Captial


Community Development
BRIC Arts Media Center

Downtown Brooklyn

BRIC Arts Media House & NYC Department of Cultural Affairs


Economic Development
Steiner Studios

Brooklyn Navy Yard

Steiner NYC, LLC


Hill Center — St. Joseph’s College

Clinton Hill

St. Joseph’s College


Historic Preservation
Kings Theatre Redevelopment


Ace Theatrical Group, LLC


Landscape & Open Space
Pratt Engineering Quad

Clinton Hill

Pratt Institute


National Grid Award for Energy Efficiency
Duggal Greenhouse

Brooklyn Navy Yard

Duggal Visual Solutions


Neighborhood Catalyst
1000 Dean and Berg’n 

Crown Heights

1000 Dean LLC


Td Bank — Georgetown

Bergen Beach

TD Bank


Residential Affordable
Cypress Village Homes

Cypress Hills / East New York

Cypress Hills Development Corporation


Residential Low Rise
9 Townhouses

Boerum Hill

HS Development Partners LLC & Hamlin Ventures


TerraCRG Award for Residential Multi-Family
388 Bridge St.

Downtown Brooklyn

384 Bridge St. LLC & The Stahl Organization



The Brooklyn Building Awards judging committee — comprised of architects, planners, government officials, economic development experts and business leaders — convened earlier this spring to select the winners from the nominated projects.  


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