The Italians Take Red Hook

Nov 14, 2014 814

The affinities between both Red Hook, Brooklyn, and Venice, Italy, aren't immediately apparent—until, that is, Aldo Andreoli draws attention to them. "Both were built on land that is subject to flooding," he says of the up-and-coming neighborhood and the biennale art capital.

"I absolutely believe that Red Hook will become the next place for art in New York." The Turin-born, Brooklyn-based principal designer at AA Studio is using the connections of his Italian extraction to design a host of residential and cultural buildings on the South Brooklyn waterfront.

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