Public School No. 43

Constructed as P.S. 43; later renamed P.S. 59 (Horace Greeley School). Designed by S. B. Leonard1 "School number forty-three has been built for primary purposes on Leonard street near Nassau avenue in Greenpoint. It is like the others that have been mentioned, a two story brick building, with a frontage of 46 feet and a depth of 92. It contains fourteen class rooms, and will afford accommodation for about 1,000 children." 2

  • 1. Real Estate Record & Builders' Guide, v. 22, no. 544 (October 26, 1878), 881.
  • 2. Brooklyn Daily Eagle (August 20, 1879), 3.
Year
1878
Building type
Street
Leonard st
Location
ws, 200 s Nassau av
Address

535 Leonard Street
11222 NY
United States

Owner name
Board of Education, City of Brooklyn
Architect
Builder
James Rooney, mason
Number of Buildings
1
stories
2
Material
Dimensions
46x92

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