New Building Approved for Vacant Lot in BAM Historic District

Commissioners praised design of proposed three-story residential building for relating to historic district in an innovative contemporary manner. On January 19, 2016, the Landmarks Preservation Commission considered a proposal for a new building on a vacant lot at 147 St. Felix Street, at the corner of Hanson Place. The site lies at the edge of the Brooklyn Academy of Music Historic District. A mid-19th century rowhouse originally on the lot was lost … <Read More>

New BAM theater approved


Proposed BAM theater on Ashland Place. Image: H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture.

BAM to restore former Salvation Army building’s facade and construct six-story rear addition. On June 16, 2009, Landmarks approved the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s proposal to build a new theater by renovating and expanding a two-story building at 321 Ashland Place within the Brooklyn Academy of Music Historic District. The site, occupied by the classically-inspired red brick building built by the Salvation Army … <Read More>