THE EDGE TOPS OUT
NEW YORK CITY — Douglaston Development has held the topping out ceremony for The Edge, a waterfront residential community located in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. Situated on 7.5 acres on Kent Avenue, between North 5th and 7th streets, the project comprises two residential towers. The 30-story South Edge tower will contain 360 residences and the 15-story North Edge will contain 205 residences. Units will range from studio to three bedrooms. In addition, the project features 60,000 square feet of retail space, below-grade parking and 1.75 acres of open space that include a public promenade. Resident amenities include an indoor pool with an outdoor terrace, a fitness center, a yoga studio, a spa, a recreation room, theater screening rooms, a game room, a residents’ lounge, a private party room and a children’s playroom. The building also features onsite Zipcars and refrigerated storage for residents. The project is seeking LEED certification. First occupancies are scheduled for fall 2009.