DAILY NEWS --Eran Chen's buildings stand out, even on a budget

The New York architect and his firm, ODA, create striking designs for no-nonsense developers

It’s taken almost a decade, but finally Fourth Ave. in Brooklyn is about to get a good-looking building.

The would-be boulevard masquerading as a mini-expressway has been boosted as Kings County’s version of Park Ave. ever since it was rezoned in 2004 for residential development. The rezoning accomplished two things: It created a boom in apartment buildings. And it encouraged almost all of them to be ugly.

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