Original wood-clad house at 159 Smith Street before it was demo'ed in late 2013
The new building at 159 Smith Street in March 2017proposed 2 story addition to an existing 3 story mixed-use building" looks like, according to the NYC's Department of Building.
PMFA has been following this particular construction ever since a green construction fence was erected along the original wood-clad building at 159 Smith Street, between Wycoff and Bergen Streets in Boerum Hill, in late 2013. A few days later, a demolition crew completely tore down the existing building. More than three years later, a completely new building has taken its place.e
The new building (and it is new from the ground up, regardless of what the permit says) is almost done now. It seems massive next to the neighboring structures. Its façade is rather stark and modern.
Personally, I think it is horrendous, but would like to hear what you have to say.
How would you complete the sentence:
"The new 159 Smith Street is revealed, and its....(Fill In The Blank)"