Category: Brooklyn Terminal

BT Warehouses October 21, 2018


BT Warehouses

One of the signature features of the Brooklyn waterfront are the massive, often identical, warehouses lined up side by side.  Many still stand today and have been upgraded for commercial space.   Walthers Hardwood Furniture kits are a plausible fit for the warehouses.  I’ll do some light kitbashing, including adding elevator towers, to make them…

American Can October 5

    The brick shipping structure associated with American Can was just too uniform in color.  It needed “something”.  First up I painted the window sills concrete which makes a much bigger difference than you’d expect. Second, I decided to add a logo band across the top.  Making your own decals can be a dicey…

Brooklyn Terminal September 30

When the subject of urban modeling comes up it’s understandable that we all think of the bulk of the modeling effort is centered around structures.  The reality, however, is that streets, alleys, and sidewalks take up as much, if not more time.  They can be pretty time consuming to model effectively.

American Can

Massive American Can factories seemed to be a staple of many larger cities and Brooklyn was no exception.  The facility of of First Avenue still stands and has been renovated and converted into office space.