brownstone

679 Bedford Avenue

"Th. Engelhardt is preparing plans for a four-story brick (stone front) store and flat, 22x90, to be erected on the northeast corner of Bedford avenue and Hayward [sic, Heyward] street, and a similar private flat, 28x65, adjoining, for Jacob Bossert, to cost $30,000..."1

339 Vernon Avenue

One of a row of eight buildings (337 through 351 Vernon Avenue) designed by Englehardt for Hallheimer in 1888 (note that Real Estate Record describes this as eight buildings, but eight were constructed; the eighth building (337 Vernon at the corner of Lewis) was demolished between 1940 and 1980.

Pacific Beef Co.

Constructed for the Hammond Beef Company of Fort Greene1, the richly-decorated (and heavily-eroded) brownstone decoration includes a steer's head in the keystone of main arch. This building was one of many along North 6th Street that formed the nucleus of Williamsburg's meat packing district from the late-19th century forward.

Methodist Tabernacle

"The Methodist Episcopal Tabernacle at Greenpoint has just been built of brick, with brown stone facings, at a cost of $50,000." 1

  • 1. "Church Improvements in Brooklyn", Brooklyn Eagle, 21 July 1869 (pg. 2)

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