Rafael Viñoly Architects’ New Domino Approved by City Council

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NEW YORK, NY.- Rafael Viñoly Architects PC’s design for the New Domino celebrated a major milestone yesterday, as the project’s proposed zoning change was approved by the City Council of New York City. This vote allows the development, which will create 660 units of affordable housing and four acres of public park space including a riverfront esplanade along the East River in Brooklyn , to move forward. The mixed-income, mixed-used New Domino is sponsored by The Refinery LLC, with the Community Preservation Corporation’s (CPC) developmental subsidiary CPC Resources, Inc. (CPCR) as managing partner. The goal in undertaking the project is the development of a significant amount of affordable housing. The New Domino is set to break ground in 2011. Rafael Viñoly Architects PC was commissioned in 2005 to design the master plan for the site of the former Domino Sugar Refinery complex and processing facilities, an unused