Dwelling

Single-family home

249-253 Hewes Street

One of a group of three buildings built by builder John Wilson. All three are described as "brown stone dwellings", although only basement is faced in brownstone. Real Estate Record & Builders' Guide (v. 15, no. 370, April 17, 1875), 271.

74 Cornelia Street

"...two-story and mansard roof frame dwelling, 40x40, on the northeast side of Cornelia street, 100 east of Bushwick avenue, for John Welz, to cost $10,000; and a similar dwelling, 200 feet east of Bushwick avenue, for Charles Zerweck, to cost the same..."1