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Brooklyn's skyline is being transformed as developers add tens of thousands of new rental and condominium apartments to the borough. While Brooklyn has historically been known for its single-family houses, there is a crush of buildings with 20 or more units under construction, many of them rising 10 or more stories and dramatically changing the built environment.

Based on announced projects, roughly 22,000 new apartments will be constructed in Brooklyn through 2019, a pace of building that is expected to reach a 10-year high in 2016. Around 2,700 new units are expected to be delivered in 2015. That number will nearly double in 2016, when approximately 5,000 apartments will be ready for occupancy. From 2017 through 2019, at least 14,000 more units are planned.

Two neighborhoods are seeing the greatest amount of new construction: Downtown Brooklyn, where 6,400 apartments are being built, and Williamsburg, where 4,300 new units are in the pipeline. Large-scale development projects in other neighborhoods - such as Greenpoint Landing in Greenpoint and Pacific Park in Prospect Heights - will also result in thousands of new apartments.

Development Visualized

The largest buildings planned in Brooklyn, and the effect they will have on the borough's skyline, are shown below.

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