South Third Street Presbyterian Church Yorkton Tue, 10/22/2019 - 22:09

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

275 Classon Avenue Yorkton Sun, 10/20/2019 - 19:16

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.

Ss. Cyril & Methodius School Yorkton Sun, 10/20/2019 - 17:12

Rev. Father Emil Strenski.

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

German Evangelical Mission Church Yorkton Wed, 10/16/2019 - 23:08

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.

129 Graham Avenue Yorkton Wed, 10/16/2019 - 23:00

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.

Thomas Shoe Factory Yorkton Mon, 10/14/2019 - 17:36

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.

751 Bushwick Avenue Yorkton Mon, 10/14/2019 - 09:56

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.
164 Havemeyer Street Yorkton Mon, 10/14/2019 - 09:35

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.

Empire Theater (South 6th Street) Yorkton Sun, 10/13/2019 - 21:08

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

133 Calyer Street Yorkton Thu, 10/03/2019 - 10:13

One of five neo-Grec brick row houses built by Daniel W.L. Moore, a local builder/developer. Design of the buildings is attributed to Frederick Weber.

The two-story houses were originally designed with projecting square oriel windows with a modillioned cornice at the first floor and square-headed windows with corbeled sills and incised lintels at the second floor. 133 Calyer is missing its original oriel window but does retain most of its original ironwork.

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