In the News | Trevato Seeks Review of Mixed-Use Block Nine in Brooklyn

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Trevato Development Group’s anticipated more than $100 million Block Nine project in Brooklyn is headed to the Downtown Development Review Board.

Jacksonville Beach-based Trevato, through Block Nine LLC, seeks conceptual review for multifamily residential units above live-work lofts and ground-floor retail space, including an outdoor seating area for restaurant use.

The project is at 114 Park St., 145 Chelsea St., and 1015, 1017 and 1025 Jackson St.

A restaurant at Block Nine would include patio dining.

That comprises the full block bordered by Jackson, Stonewall, Chelsea and Park streets.

Renderings show a seven-story building. explains that Block Nine comprises 293 multifamily units, 7,000 square feet of retail space and 5,000 square feet of co-working space.

The project fronts Park Street “and is the first development after crossing the Park Street viaduct from the North Bank of the CBD,” referring to the central business district.

The DDRB report says the “Pedestrian Zone” requirements are intended to promote a more walkable Downtown by improving pedestrian comfort, safety and convenience.

The site says there will be self-parking with sufficient podium-structured parking for all uses says construction is anticipated to start in mid-2024 at a cost in the mid-$100 million range.

Driver, McAfee, Hawthorne & Diebenow partner Cyndy Trimmer represents the project.

Each elevation of the Block Nine mixed-use project features color, material and texture changes, says the DDRB report.

Dynamik Design is the architect. England, Thims & Miller Inc. is the civil engineer and landscape architect.

The board staff supports conceptual review of the application.

The Downtown Development Review Board is scheduled to meet a 2 p.m. April 13 virtually and in the conference center at the Main Library Downtown at 303 N. Laura St. 

Block Nine LLC intends to develop a full city block bordered by Park, Jackson, Chelsea and Stonewall streets.
Block Nine is a full city block bordered by Park, Jackson, Chelsea and Stonewall streets. It is between the Lofts at Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Riverside apartments.
Dynamik Design is the architect for Block Nine LLC’s proposed mixed-use project in Brooklyn
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