brownstone

226 - 230 Hewes Street Yorkton Sat, 09/08/2018 - 11:24

Four identical buildings at this location; 224 Hewes Street may be a fourth building in this development.

Source: Real Estate Record & Builders' Guide (vol. 14, no 337, August 29, 1874), 147.

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.

124-134 Dean Street Yorkton Sat, 11/21/2015 - 18:57
First Methodist Episcopal Church Yorkton Wed, 03/18/2015 - 22:04

The First Methodist Church of Williamsburgh was organized in 1806, making it the oldest ecclesiastical organization in the village of Williamsburgh, and the second oldest church in the Town of Bushwick

St. Anthony of Padua, Greenpoint Yorkton Sun, 04/13/2014 - 01:34

 

559 Bedford Avenue (Edward Smith residence) Yorkton Wed, 04/03/2013 - 10:11

Edward Smith was the founder of Smith-Gray Real Estate Record & Builders Guide, v. 38, no. 959 (July 31, 1886), 989.

Most Holy Trinity Church Yorkton Sun, 01/06/2013 - 17:40
1144 Lafayette Avenue Yorkton Sat, 03/17/2012 - 00:14

"This framed and brick-filled brownstone four-story tenement built in 1889 for $7,500. It housed four families, originally." 1 Information from Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide 44: 1390 (12 October 1889), pg. 2190.

Methodist Tabernacle Yorkton Sun, 12/04/2011 - 22:27

"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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