Greenpoint, which was recently heralded by a New York Times interviewee as "the next Williamsburg" (a little slow on that one, guy), is not new to the hot 'hood roster. However, the northern Brooklyn neighborhood is certainly experiencing a new development boom. While a lot of the anticipated changes can be attributed to mega-projects like the 10-building Greenpoint Landing, which will transform the largely industrial waterfront area between Green and Box streets by bringing some 5,000 apartments, a school, and public parkland to the area, it seems like more news arrives every day of another former factory snatched up by a developer eyeing a residential conversion. Here are 12 of the projects coming in the near future that will change Greenpoint as it's now known.
· All Greenpoint coverage [Curbed]