Lipsius House

Lipsius House

Built for Catherine Lipsius, widow of Claus Lipsius ([ibib]856[/ibib] page#). The Claus-Lipsius Brewery, also designed by Engelhardt, was located at Forrest Street and Bushwick Avenue, with bottling facilities at Garden Street adn Bushwick Avenue. The Lipsius house is often (and incorrectly) described as the William Ulmer residence - Ulmer's residence (now demolished) was across the street at 680 Bushwick Avenue.

Year
1889
NB#
1411
Building type
Dwelling
Location
Bushwick av, nw cor Myrtle street
Address

670 Bushwick Avenue
11221 NY
United States

Owner name
Catherine Lipsius
Owner address
Bushwick avenue and Forrest street
Builder
J. Rauth
Number of Buildings
1
stories
3
Material
cost
35,000
Notes

1411 - Bushwick av, n w cor Myrtle st, one three-story brick dwell'g, 40x39 and 41, mansard tin and slate roofs, iron cornice; cost, $35,000; Catharine Lipsius, Bushwick av and Forrest st; ar't, Th. Engelhardt; m'n, J. Rauth; c'r, not selected. 1

  • 1. Real estate record and builders' guide: v. 43, no. 1110: June 22, 1889 (page 898)
Building Images

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