St John’s Residences, 1812 St John’s Place, Brooklyn, New York

St John's Place

Location:  1812 St. John’s Place, Brooklyn, NY 11233

Project Type:  New Residential Condominium

Owner:  Habitat for Humanity – NYC

Role: General Contractor

Architect: Dattner Architects

Project Hard Cost: $4,500,000

Completion Date: January 2012




New buildings comprised of three new out of the ground 4 story buildings containing 12 condominiums.  Structure is plank and block with brick facade and punched windows.  The building achieved LEED© for Gold Certification, which means “green” and “sustainable” design.  Interior work included a central boiler plant, floating wood floors, fire alarm system and security system with remote access for all occupants.  Project also included underpinning of adjacent property, new sewer and water services, new sprinklers, new sidewalks and common area back yard.



  • Saved owner $80,000 in sheathing and shoring by alternate construction means and methods.
  • Worked with volunteers assisting them and meeting owner schedule deadlines.
  • Expedited construction toward the end of project avoiding delays and extras.
  • Raised LEED© certification from Silver to Gold.



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