"According to the Brooklyn New Development Report from the data gurus at City Realty, Brooklyn is about to see a huge surge of new residential development. This is not exactly shocking news, but the numbers themselves are still interesting: 22,000 new apartments are on track to introduced to the market by the end of 2019, with almost half of them being built in Downtown Brooklyn (6,400 new units) and Williamsburg (4,300 new units). Not only will the "crush of [new] buildings with 20 or more units" bring a huge amount of apartments to the borough, but it will also dramatically change the Brooklyn skyline."
photos and text: http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2015/08/18/brooklyn_will_get_22000_new_apartments_in_the_next_4_years.php#more
A picture of the present that has the wrong angle, but gives one an idea: