View west across Flatbush Avenue

80 Flatbush

A proposed mixed-use development in Downtown Brooklyn that includes two new public schools, market-rate and affordable housing, commercial, and cultural space.

  • Lead Agency
  • Educational Construction Fund (ECF)
  • Developer & Design Architect
  • Alloy
  • School Design Architect
  • Architecture Research Office

The Proposal

  • Schools
  • 700 new school seats in two schools: A new facility for Khalil Gibran and a new lower school
  • Housing
  • 200 new units of affordable housing and 700 new units of market rate housing
  • Office + Retail
  • 200,000 square feet of Class A office space; 40,000 square feet of neighborhood retail
  • Culture
  • The repositioning of an historic building into a 15,000 square foot cultural space
Aerial looking NW down Flatbush Avenue

Location

80 Flatbush is a full-block site bounded by Flatbush Avenue, State Street, 3rd Avenue, and Schermerhorn Street.  Its proximity to Atlantic Terminal makes it one of the most transit-rich sites in New York City.

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View South down Flatbush Avenue
View of school looking north across State Street

Timeline

2016 ECF issues Request for Expressions of Interest
2017 ECF selects Alloy Development
2019 Start of construction
2022 Completion of Phase 1 (schools and triangular tower)
2025 Completion of Phase 2 (second tower and rehabilitation of existing structures)

To learn more, please go to the ECF's project page.

Read a letter from the developer here and learn more about the developer at Alloy’s website.