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  • The South Third Street Presbyterian Church of Williamsburgh is one of the oldest congregations in Williamsburg. The church was organized on April 19, 1844 in a meeting held at the public school at South Third Street and Fifth Street (Driggs Avenue) - across the street from the current church. The church was founded with 27 members, most of whom came from the First Presbyterian Church of Williamsburgh.

  • Organized on April 19, 1844 as the Presbyterian Church of Williamsburgh, Old School. Original church structure was finished in May, 1846.1

  • Constructed as the boiler house for J. Kayser & Co., manufacturer of silk goods and underwear. The building was a single story, but 85' tall. Kayser's factory was located on this block and on the block to the east. W.L. Fleisher & Co. were the engineers for the construction.1 The building has been converted to residential use, with windows introduced throughout the front facade.

  • Rev. Father Emil Strenski.

    reference: Real Estate Record & Builders' Guide, 11 January 1919 (v. 103, no. 2), 61.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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