Alloy announces the opening of Recess Assembly, a pilot arts and educational program in Downtown Brooklyn

Supported by Alloy, Recess and Brooklyn Justice Initiatives will take over a vacant storefront at 370 Schermerhorn Street in Downtown Brooklyn for a nine-month pilot program featuring local artists who will create new works in a public setting. The storefront which includes a classroom for an arts-based diversion program is being donated and built out by Alloy and will open in January 2017.

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Storefront for Art and Architecture: Letters to the Developer

Alloy received 5 letters of 64 from various NY design professionals as part of the “Letters to the Developer” series at the Storefront for Art and Architecture. We are honored by the kind remarks from our fellow design and development community and look forward to continue to develop buildings that have positive impacts on the inhabitants and the surrounding communities.

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Spark by Brooklyn Children's Museum at One John Street is Now Open!

Spark by Brooklyn Children's Museum is now open at One John Street. The space was donated to Brooklyn Bridge Park by Alloy and Monadnock with the desire to bring arts-orientated programming to the park and surrounding communities. The design and outfit of the space was provided by Alloy in an effort to minimize the upfront costs to the museum.

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Brooklyn's Fall Culture Kick-Off

Hosted by Alloy and Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, the Fall Culture Kick-Off took place at Temple Square in Downtown Brooklyn and featured live music, dance, art, and performance from Brooklyn’s preeminent cultural institutions. Over fifteen Brooklyn cultural organizations participated in the event and promoted their upcoming shows, events and public classes.

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Dumbo Townhouses and One John Street win AIA NYS Awards

We are pleased to announce that the Dumbo Townhouses was cited for "Award of Excellence" and One John Street for an "Award of Merit" from AIA New York State. All winning projects will be displayed at the AIA New York State Design Conference September 29th - October 1st in Saratoga, NY. Congratulations to all the other recipients.

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Alloy Visits Friends at Brooklyn Grange Farm

Alloy spends a summer afternoon at Brooklyn Grange's rooftop in the Brooklyn Navy Yard enjoying the farm fresh food, bees, butterflies and the view.

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2000 Gallon Project is Here!

2000 Gallon Project is a public art installation curated by Alloy and Gowanus Canal Conservancy to raise awareness of our water management issue. Through the Fall, a collection of 2,000 gallon planted dumpsters are scattered around the Gowanus as a visual reminder of the need to retain storm water to prevent the combined storm/sewer system events and reduce the sewage overflow into the canal.

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Ingersoll Senior Housing - NYCHA Next Generation RFP

Our response to build 165 units of quality affordable housing and a new senior center in Fort Greene. Working in collaboration with HANAC and Monadnock our scheme proposed two volumes of differing scales and character, the understated larger mass of housing is closest to the campus and the Willoughby Senior Center located more prominently at the intersection to embrace the community at large.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park's Dumbo Family Fest

One John Street was a proud sponsor of this past weekend's Dumbo Family Fest. A good time was had by all who attended. Some of the events that took place were face-painting, bouldering, a dog Olympics, live music and examining insects under microscopes with the Brooklyn Children's Museum.

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1 John Street Facade is Revealed!

The building wrap and scaffolding comes down. Occupancy starts this summer. The scaffolding is coming down at 1 John Street revealing the large scale windows that project out from the Peterson brick facade with a subtle gradient leading up to the roof. The penthouse courtyards inside are also starting to take shape.

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Alloy Gowanus CSO Tank Proposal

Alloy offers an alternate plan for the siting of the Gowanus CSO tanks. Build the tanks on our site and create a new public park.

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Dumbo Townhouses win Architects Newspaper Award

“A continuous facade combines the individual townhouses into a block which is particularly fitting for the industrial past of this NYC neighborhood.” —Ali Tayar, Parallel Design Partnership

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Surf's Up

The Alloy Team takes a trip to the Rockaways and learns how to surf.

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2015 SARA Design Awards

185 Plymouth Street and the Dumbo Townhouses were selected as winners of the Award of Honor and Merit by the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) representing the top design work New York City. The projects and team were honored at a dinner hosted by SARA NY.

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Alloy Throws a Pop up Flower Market on Mother's Day

In collaboration with the DUMBO BID, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Tinsel & Twine, and Gramercy Park Flowers, the impromptu market was held in the Water Street archway where the space was transformed into a bustling market filled with flowers. In addition to picking out a beautiful bouquet, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum set up a card making station for kids to design their own card for mom.

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