See Inside the Baltic Condos Rising on 4th Avenue in Park Slope

See Inside the Baltic Condos Rising on 4th Avenue in Park Slope
Jun 9, 2016 • 11:14am
Southwest corner from 4th Avenue and Baltic Street
The superstructure has reached the halfway mark at the Baltic, an 11-story residential condo building rising on 4th Avenue at
Baltic Street in Park Slope. The project is led by JDS Development Group, developers more recently known for towers that
soar to super tall heights, such as the newly approved 9 Dekalb at the Brooklyn Dime Savings Bank.
Northwest corner from 4th Avenue and Warren Street
The Baltic is one of a handful of new projects under way along this stretch of 4th Avenue, a six-mile street that resembled a
grand boulevard when completed in 1900. Like Manhattan’s Park Avenue, the avenue had planted center medians that were
soon replaced when the subway arrived in 1910.
Northwest corner
VOA Architecture, a large global firm, has led the design of the project at 613 Baltic Street, utilizing a gray brick and punch
window facade that ties into the materials and facade organization of nearby structures.
Southwest corner from 4th Avenue
South facade from Baltic Street
Southeast corner from Baltic Street
The entry lobby off Baltic Street will feature a large skylight opening, a garden, and connection to a terrace on the second
floor amenity deck. Resident amenities will include a private resident lounge, fitness center, and a rooftop terrace that
accommodates lounging, dining, and an outdoor cinema.
Future lobby entry under construction
Future lobby garden space under construction
When completed, the Baltic will offer a total of 44 condo units with high ceilings of up to 10 feet and the customary luxury
It is one of many new apartment buildings transforming this formerly low-rise avenue, once known for its auto-repair shops,
since a rezoning in 2003.
Looking north from a lower terrace
Looking north from the seventh-floor deck
Looking northwest from the seventh-floor deck
Looking southwest from the seventh-floor deck
Construction on the seventh-floor deck
Rendering by VOA Associates
For more by Field Condition, a photo blog covering new developments across the five boroughs, visit Field Condition.
[Photos by Field Condition]
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