Representative Projects

Westbeth Center for the Arts

55 Bethune Street, Greenwich Village, New York, NY

size: 384 units

type: Artist lofts and Commercial

The original Westbeth conversion from Bell Laboratory’s use (1868-1966) to Artist Housing  (opening in 1970) was one of the first such adaptive reuses in the country, and remains the largest.   In so doing, it provides an extraordinary example of how we can work to solve the acute need for affordable housing and studios for artists …

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Franklin Lofts

945 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY

size: 96,024 SF

type: Artist Loft Co-op

In 2005 the non-profit developer Artopolis, in partnership with Community Preservation Corporation (CPC), purchased this site containing five interconnected industrial buildings with two single homes from the 1800’s.  The buildings, which were used most recently as warehousing and manufacturing facilities, are originally thought to have been part of the circa-1900 Nassau Brewery complex, and later during WWII …

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Main Street Mews

70 South Main Street, Freeport, NY

size: 24,000 SF

type: Live/Work Lofts and Retail

Main Street Mews is a live/work loft project located in Freeport, NY. This three-story brick building is located on the west side of South Main Street between Merrick Avenue and Sunrise Highway.  It contains approximately 5,000 SF of retail on the ground floor facing downtown Freeport’s busy Main Street, 16 live/work lofts on the second and third floors, and a …

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Vesta Lofts

2100 S. Indiana Avenue, Chicago, IL

size: 85,000 SF

type: Loft Apartments and Retail

Vesta Lofts was home to the Vesta Battery Company a century ago, and was converted into 59 loft apartments and 10,000 SF of retail space by Time Equities and JK Equities, and in the process was named to the National Registry of Historic Places.  The interiors express 100 year old exposed brick and heavy timber, oversized historic windows, …

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