NEWS | 2018-Present
Motiva Site Design #2 Revealed
Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park | June 15, 2020
"On June 3rd NYC Parks presented their second round of designs for the Motiva site (which surrounds the inlet) at Bushwick Inlet Park to the Community Board #1 Parks & Waterfront Committee. The consensus in the (virtual call) room was the new designs created by design firm Abel Bainnson Butz successfully incorporated feedback from committee members and participants provided at a previous meeting."
A Former Industrial Cove Will Now Be a Green Haven
Brooklyn Reader | June 11, 2020
"New York City recently announced plans to transform Bushwick from an wasteland to a innovative green space. On June 3, the city presented revised plans for its $9.8 million project to build a small waterfront park at the Bushwick Inlet in Greenpoint."
City Reveals Revised Plans for Bushwick Inlet Motiva Site
Brooklyn Paper | June 09, 2020
"The city presented revised plans for its almost $10 million project to build a small waterfront park at the Bushwick Inlet in Greenpoint on June 3. The Parks Department’s plans for 1.9-acre sliver of green at Franklin and Quay streets will be a “naturalistic” and “passive” lawn around the formerly-industrial cove, according to Terri Burger..."
Get to Know Tyler Newborn, ISA, LEED
Staff Member Highlight | May 11, 2020
"So much of our work is about creating spaces for people to have fun in. I thin the fun we have designing helps to make those spaces even better..."
Get to Know Deanna Lu, ISA
Staff Member Highlight | April 13, 2020
"As designers, we aim to create inclusive park designs that cross intergenerational and cultural boundaries, and to connect people with materials that engage the five senses...."
ABB's Response to Covid-19
ABB Announcement | March 19, 2020
In light of the recent State of Emergency issued by Governor Cuomo and Mayor De Blasio in regards to COVID-19, ABB is following current best practices aimed to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
How to Get Rid of 9,000 Tons of Toxic Topsoil
New York Times | January 16, 2020
If all goes according to plan and winter is not too harsh, the ball fields in Phase 1 should be open by late spring, and the entire project completed by 2023.
Partners Begin Work on New East New York Complex
Real Estate Weekly | October 10, 2019
Ground has been broken for 50 Penn, a new mixed-use residential development in East New York. Pennrose, RiseBoro Community Partnership, and Dattner Architects joined community leaders for the official start of work on the property located within the recently rezoned Cypress Hills area.
Artist KAWS Reveals the Inspiration Behind His New Sculpture in Brooklyn
Architectural Digest | October 07, 2019
Architectural Digest revealed the latest sculpture from KAWS, titled WAITING, debuting today at The Greenpoint.
East New York Development Geared to Low-Income Tenants Breaks Ground
Brooklyn Daily Eagle | October 02, 2019
Here’s a glimpse of what the interior courtyard of 50 Pennsylvania Ave will look like.
Officials: Affordable Housing Coming to Cypress Hills in 2021
News 12 Brooklyn | October 01, 2019
New affordable housing will be coming to Cypress Hills in 2021, according to officials and developers.
The housing, located at 50 Pennsylvania Ave. will have more than 200 apartments, including some set aside for the formerly homeless and the elderly.
St. Mary's Playground West Unveils Multimillion-Dollar Makeover
News12 the Bronx | September 25, 2019
A playground in the South Bronx's largest park has gotten a well-deserved makeover. St. Mary's Playground West project is now complete following a yearlong, $4 million fix-up. The New York City Parks Department and local officials cut the ribbon on the refurbished playground Wednesday.
New Dorp High School Celebrates Its Football Home-Opener on New, Lighted Field
Staten Island NY Local News | September 21, 2019
Spirits were high at New Dorp High School Friday evening. Students, faculty, and alumni gathered to get a glimpse of the highly anticipated, state-of-art athletic complex.
HS Football: New Dorp Set to Show off New Field Under Friday Night Lights
Staten Island NY Local News | September 19, 2019
"I believe the last time (we played under the portable lighting) was 2001,'' acknowledged Murphy. "The new lighting is beautiful. There’s plenty of it on the field when it gets completely dark. It’s well lit, there’s no dark spots.“Really, it looks gorgeous.”