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On the Domino Sugar refinery site, new Brooklyn condominiums offer views of the Manhattan skyline

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On the Domino Sugar refinery site, new Brooklyn condominiums offer views of the Manhattan skyline

Comprising two iridescent towers atop a shared seven-story podium, One Domino Square features 560 units and amenities ranging from indoor and outdoor pools to a children’s playroom.


By Novid Parsi, Contributing Editor | May 1, 2024
Courtesy of Two Trees Management - On the Domino Sugar refinery site, new Brooklyn condos offer views of the Manhattan skyline
Courtesy of Two Trees Management

In Brooklyn, New York’s Williamsburg neighborhood, the new One Domino Square is the first condominium development and the third ground-up residential building on the site of the Domino Sugar refinery.

The 700,000-sf project is adjacent to Domino Square and anchors a new 11-acre public park. It’s part of Two Trees Management Company’s transformation of the Domino Sugar factory site just north of the Williamsburg Bridge into a mixed-use neighborhood with office and residential space, public space, retail, and food and beverage offerings.

One Domino Square comprises two towers atop a shared seven-story podium. The 550-foot, 55-floor south tower has 400 rental units, while the 450-foot, 39-floor north tower has 160 for-sale units. The residences range from studios to four bedrooms and include two-level penthouse units with terraces. The podium houses 40,000 sf of amenities and ground-level retail.

The towers are clad in iridescent porcelain tiles that contrast with the industrial brick of the nearby Domino refinery. The project marks the first exterior-cladding use of the tile, which is manufactured in Spain by Cor Asociados Arquitectos. The structures’ luminous quality is enhanced by the podium’s façade, which is made up of light grey granite with custom reflective back-painted grey glass spandrels.

With views of the Manhattan skyline, the units feature ceilings that start at 10 feet, light oak flooring, marble and travertine finishings, and tilt-and-turn windows for optimal views and daylight. Each unit also includes sconces and mirrors custom designed by Annabelle Selldorf.

Residential amenities, located on the fourth through sixth levels of the podium, include indoor and outdoor pools, a media room with a wet bar, an open-air solarium, a social lounge with table games, multisport simulators, children’s playroom, and coworking spaces with river views, with Selldorf furniture throughout the spaces. The sixth floor features a 6,500-sf terrace with the outdoor pool, and the eighth floor offers a 5,000-sf terrace with semi-private entertaining areas.

Scheduled to be completed in fall 2024, One Domino Square recently launched sales, with prices starting at $1.25 million for a one-bedroom unit.

On the Building Team:
Owner/developer: Two Trees Management Company
Design architect: Selldorf Architects
Architect of record: dencityworks architecture
MEP engineer: Cosentini Associates
Structural engineer: Rosenwasser / Grossman Consulting Engineers

On the Domino Sugar refinery site, new Brooklyn condos offer views of the Manhattan skyline
Courtesy of Two Trees Management
On the Domino Sugar refinery site, new Brooklyn condos offer views of the Manhattan skyline
Courtesy of Two Trees Management
On the Domino Sugar refinery site, new Brooklyn condos offer views of the Manhattan skyline
Courtesy of Two Trees Management
On the Domino Sugar refinery site, new Brooklyn condos offer views of the Manhattan skyline
Courtesy of Two Trees Management

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