A Local History
R. (Richard) Thomas Short was active in Brooklyn and Manhattan real estate.
Property address is recorded in the Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide as 320 Herkimer, which may be a typo. According to the 1883 Brooklyn City Directory, the original owner, Thomas P. Wilkinson, lived at number 78 as early as 1883.
The First Fresbyterian Church, in South Fourth street, corner of Sixth — This church was organized in May 1842, and consisted of fifteen members.
Bushwick United Methodist Church is a Romanesque Revival style brick and terra cotta church built in 1887, designed by W. J. Browne.
Attributed to William H. Gaylor, cast-iron front manufactured by George R. Jackson & Sons' foundry. This building was the first home for Smith, Gray & Co. and is now a designated NYC landmark.