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Hoyt & Horn, 45 Hoyt Street: Review and Ratings

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Carter Horsley
Review of 45 Hoyt Street by Carter Horsley

This attractive, 26-story rental apartment building at 45 Hoyt Street in Downtown Brooklyn was erected in 2018 and has 368 units of which 74 are reserved for New Yorkers who apply through the city's housing lottery program. 

The building, which is called Hoyt and Horn, was developed by Rose Associates and Benenson Capital Partners.  

It was designed by Handel Architects. 

The building incorporates an entrance to the Schermerhorn Street station for the A, C and G subway lines at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn Station. 

The developers paid $1.8 million for some air rights from the neighboring property at 222 Livingston Street.

Bottom Line

A bright and cherry, light-colored central tower flanked by shorter dark-colored wings, this rental project in Downtown Brooklyn incorporates a new entrance to the Schermerborn subway station for the A, C and G lines.


The building's main, setback tower is light-colored with corner windows with no setbacks but it rises from a two-story high podium with a marquee entrance that has a 14-story, dark-colored wing around one corner of the tower, which has a 8-story, dark-colored wing at another corner around the block. 

The building has attractive, multi-pane fenestration. 

The building has 20,000 square feet of retail space.


The building has a doorman, a concierge, roof deck with misting station, television, grills and cocktail herb garden, a landscaped terrace on the 15th floor and a courtyard as well as a a 24-hour attended lobby, resident's lounge, a fitness center, a bicycle room, a screening room and a garage.



Apartments have 9-foot ceilings, Bosch washers and dryers, individually controlled heating and cooling, stainless steel appliances, arctic white subway tile kitchen backsplashes, and white lacquer kitchen cabinets. 

Apartment 26D is a two-bedroom unit with an entry foyer that leas to a 15-foot-long living room that opens onto a 9-foot-wide dining area adjacent to an open kitchen with a breakfast bar. 

Apartment 15K is a one-bedroom unit with an entry foyer that leads to a long hall that terminates in a 15-foot-long living room with an open and windowed kitchen with a breakfast bar. 

Apartment 15T is a two-bedroom unit with an entry foyer next to an enclosed kitchen and an 18-foot-long living room. 

Apartment 15L is a one-bedroom unit with an entry foyer that leads pas an open kitchen with a breakfast bar to a 15-foot-long living room. 

Apartment 15W is a studio unit with an entry next to an open kitchen and a hall that leads to a 18-foot-long living room. 

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