The Clocktower Building
Owner The Deveaux Society Established 2016
Purpose Offices and Suites of the Deveaux Society
Status Private, by appointment only
Affiliation The Deveaux Society

Designed in 1914 by William Higginson, the Clocktower Building was not originally intended to be a residential building. The building was the most dominant in a line of industrial factory buildings built by Robert Gair, a Scottish immigrant to the United States, a real estate developer and an industrialist. Attempts to turn the building into condos in the early 2000s failed when the Midtown explosion tanked the local economy and drove investors out of New York City. The building laid largely abandoned until after the Second American Civil War, when it became part of Yamagato Industries' revitalization of Red Hook.

The Clocktower Building holds 250,000 square feet of space, and is a mostly square concrete building with a four level clock tower at the top. Located at the entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge, The Clocktower Building is a waterfront property, offering residents stunning and unobstructed views of both the walled island of Manhattan and the broken remnants of the Brooklyn Bridge. The entrance to the building is marked with a prominent entrance marque that leads to a large decorative lobby. The building features large windows in the apartments, allowing for natural light to cut back on the need for electricity during the day.

Apartments in The Clocktower Building are reserved for membership of the Deveaux Society and range in size from one bedroom units, to the three floor penthouse at the top of building used as office and suite for the Deveaux Society's founders. All units feature modern appliances, over sized windows, and in suite laundry, and the building has round-the-clock security.

The Clocktower Building

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