Workers break ground on Saint Ann’s Warehouse on Water Street in DUMBO

Workers broke ground Thursday on the future home of a theater in DUMBO. Saint Ann's Warehouse will reside in an old tobacco warehouse on Water

Saint Ann's Warehouse will take over an old tobacco warehouse on Water Street.

Saint Ann's Warehouse will take over an old tobacco warehouse on Water Street. (10/31/13)

BROOKLYN - Workers broke ground Thursday on the future home of a theater in DUMBO.

Saint Ann's Warehouse will reside in an old tobacco warehouse on Water Street. The 25,000-square-foot facility will also feature community space and a birch tree grove.

"It will be a wonderful addition to New York's proud tradition of art and culture in our public parks," says Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Officials say they hope to have the entire facility complete by the fall of 2015.

For more on groundbreaking of new Saint Ann's Warehouse location, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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