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  • Located at the southeast corner of Stagg Street and Leonard Street, on the present-day site of Williamsburg Houses. Date of demolition is not known.

    The cornerstone of the church was laid circa April, 1855 and the church was dedicated on October 15, 1855. Dedication sermons were held in German and English, by Rev. J.C. Guldin and Dr. John Thomson, respectively.1

    (Note: street address above is approximate.)

  • Building record source: Real Estate Record & Builders' Guide, (v. 21, no. 523) 23 March 1878.

    Two buildings fronting on Graham Avenue appear to be of the same design.

  • Listed in the Real Estate Record as 5 stories, built at 6.1 The building was sold by Thomas to Israel Rokeach in 1913. By 1917, the building was occupied by Israel Rokeach and the Progressive Knitting Mills. In that year, a catastrophic fire occurred that nearly destroyed the building.

  • Permits filed in 1885 for a three-story building1, this building has also been attributed to Theobald Engelhardt.

    • 1. Real Estate Record & Builders' Guide, 7 March 1885.
  • New law tenement, listed in DOB records as five stories1, the high stoop and basement arrangement for the stores (resulting in six usable stories) is more a more typical form of tenements on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

  • Constructed as the Bedford Theater by circus promoter William Washington Cole. Cole quickly renamed the theater as the Empire Theater. The cornerstone for the building was laid on 20 June 1891, in a ceremony overseen by the Brooklyn Order of Elks.1

  • The Hotel Boswyck (later Hotel Andrews) was located at the northeast corner of Bedford Avenue and South 5th Street. The building was demolished as part of the construction of the Williamsburg Bridge and the site is now occupied by a smaller building, constructed circa 1910.

     

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