Preview 10 Proposals for the Future of Empire Stores

Last September, Brooklyn Bridge Park released a RFP for the adaptive reuse of the historic Empire Stores Warehouses, inviting developers to submit their ideas for transforming this late 19th-century Romanesque Revival building -- used for coffee bean storage during DUMBO's industrial heyday -- into a vibrant, 21st-century waterfront destination.

Full proposals from ten unnamed developers are now available on the Brooklyn Bridge Park website; select interior and exterior renderings from different proposals are below:

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Stay tuned ... winning proposal will be announced in Summer 2013.