365 Bond Street sits on the Gowanus Canal at the edge of historic Carroll Gardens and was the first major development in Gowanus, an emerging industrial neighborhood in Brooklyn. 365 Bond was the first in a pair of buildings, along with 363 Bond, constructed along First Street. Designed as a complimentary pair, each building has its own identity yet shares a commonality of form and materials. Both buildings look and act like a series working in tandem to create a well-balanced neighborhood. The buildings both front a richly landscaped public esplanade designed by Brooklyn landscape architect Lee Weintraub and are adjacent to the historic Carroll Street Bridge.
With 365 Bond, Hill West was challenged with finding a sweet spot between edgy industrial and Brooklyn brownstone. The firm accomplished that by weaving some common materials through a varied landscape of height and scale. Weathered brick, raw concrete and large expanses of mullioned glass reference the area’s industrial past. Although the building occupies an entire block, its variety of scale and height make it feel like a neighborhood rather than a building.
Virtually no two units are identical in this building, with over 66 unique layouts. There are duplex townhouse units with entries off the street that are surrounded by front gardens, much like other townhouses in the neighborhood. Many units have private roof terraces, while everyone
enjoy one of the many outdoor amenities the building offers. Residents living on the interior side of the building overlook a serene inner courtyard from the homes’
66 unique unit layouts, including duplex townhouse units with entries from the street
Many units have private roof terraces
Hill West Architects
Weintraub Diaz Landscape Architecture