Apartment rentals New York with Domino Sugar Refinery

I Want Some More: Twist in Domino Development from De Blasio

SHoP Domino Design
Rendering Courtesy SHoP Architects

When the Domino Sugar Refinery along the Williamsburg waterfront closed its doors for good in 2004, the community grumbled collectively over the plans to redevelop the waterfront with unattractive, soulless buildings. But when Two Trees bought the property in 2012 for $185 million, they completely altered the design, added more park space, added office space for tech companies, and promised to provide 660 affordable apartments. For the most part, the community has been pleased with the plan.

Domino Sugar Refinery Must be Refined, Says LPC

Domino Refinery

On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission reviewed Two Trees’ plans for the Domino Sugar Refinery, and now it’s back to the drawing board for the Williamsburg site after the plan received mixed reviews.

Affordable Apartments in Williamsburg Help Earn Domino Approval

Domino Sugar Factory Rendering - SHOP

On Monday, Two Trees’ conversion plans for the Domino Sugar Refinery in Williamsburg received approval from Community Board One’s Land Use Committee in Brooklyn. Two Trees will propose the plan to the full community board in the near future.