The Parkline

The Parkline is a mixed-use building which includes an 80/20 mix of market-rate and affordable rental apartments and innovative common spaces. It is located in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Prospect Lefferts Gardens along Prospect Park in Brooklyn.


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 A twenty-three-story residential tower anchors the west end of the lot, providing its residents with expansive views of Prospect Park.  This ‘park-side’ tower is set back more than 100 feet from Flatbush Ave, softening its presence on the street. A landscaped mews provides pedestrian access to the school and residential tower, as well as vehicular access to a new parking lot behind; it doubles as storm water management for a portion of the site. ©David Sundberg/ESTO
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Prospect Park
Marvel was asked to study the large site and take advantage of the unique zoning opportunity to create a facility that served both the street-side and the park-side needs. ©David Sundberg/ESTO
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Unique Zoning Opportunities
The unique massing of the building reacts to contrasting contextual scales bounding the space. The low, eastern segment of the building continues the Flatbush Avenue streetscape with a three-story frontage and contextual fenestration. This ‘city-side’ portion of the building houses a school, two retail spaces, and residential amenities.  A twenty-three-story residential tower anchors the west end of the lot, providing its residents with expansive views of Prospect Park.  ©David Sundberg/ESTO
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Tenant amenity room.
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Double height lobby with custom tile mural
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Interior Courtyard
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Roof terrace with framed views.
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Rooftop
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Year
2017
Location
Brooklyn, New York
Client
Hudson Companies Inc
Typology
Residential, Community
Size
234,000 SF
Design Team
Nebil Gokcebay, Yavuz, Ryan Drummond, Brien Strelau, Patrick Hamon
Consultants
•MEPS – Ettinger Engineers •Structural – Denardis Engineering •ADA – Steven Winters Associates •Landscape – Starr Whitehouse
Photography Credits
©David Sundberg/ESTO, Daniel Byrne
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