Fifth Avenue

 Union Street to 3rd Street

East Side

207 Fifth Avenue (SE corner Union Street)

Former Union Bank of Brooklyn, organized 1898, whose office was located at "Fifth Avenue and Union Street". Louis Bonert was on the Board of Directors. Their annual reports are on the web (google books).

Formerly:

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 15, no. 440 (May 31, 1884): p. 264.

– "Union St., s e cor. Fifth Ave., four-st’y brown-stone store and tenement, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $8,000; owner and builder, E. L.. Donnellon, President St. near Henry St.,; architect, R. Dixon."

217-223 Fifth Avenue (NE corner President Street)

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 40, n. 1019 (September 24, 1887), p. 1217:

1684- 5th av, 24 n President st, three four-story brown stone stores and tenem’ts, 20 and 28x65, tin roofs, iron cornices; cost, total, $28,000; Buckley & Hartung, 5th av; b’r,         J. Donahue.

1685- 5th av, n e cor President st, one five-story brown stone store and tenem’t, 24x102, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $20,000; ow’r and b’r, same as last.

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 22, no. 614 (Oct. 1, 1887): p. xiii.

– "Fifth Ave., e s, 24' n President St., 3 four-st’y brown-stone stores and tenements, tin roofs; cost, total, $28,000; owners, Buckley & Hartung, Fifth Ave.; builder, J. Donahue."

– "Fifth Ave., n e cor. President St., five-st’y brown-stone store and tenement, tin roof; cost, $20,000; owners, Buckley & Hartung, Fifth Ave.; builder, J. Donahue."

On the northeast corner of Fifth avenue and President street, Messrs. Buckley and Horton will build a five story brick dwelling with store 24x102, for nine families, to cost $20,000.

On Fifth avenue, near President street, Messrs. Buckley and Horton will build three four story brick dwellings with stores, two of which will be 28x65 and the other, 20x65, for eight families each, to cost $28,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, September 24, 1887, p. 1 ("Houses - Lots").

225-239 Fifth Avenue (SE corner President Street to NE corner Carroll Street)

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 39, n. 984 (January 22, 1887), p. 124:

38- 5th av, n e cor Carroll st, one four-story brown stone store and tenem’t, 20x62, tin roof and wooden cornice; cost, $10,000; James C. Jewett, 42 7th av; ar’t and b’r, T. Williams.

"Building Intelligence; Tenement-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 20, no. 559 (Sept. 11, 1886): p. xi.

"Fifth Ave., e s, bet. President and Carroll Sts., 5 four-st’y brick and brown-stone stores and tenements, tin roofs; cost, total, $60,000; owner, James F. Jewett, 42 Seventh Ave.; architect and builder, T. Williams."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG September 4, 1886, p. 1115:

1284- 5th av, e s, bet President and Carroll sts, five four-story brick and brown stone stores and tenem'ts, 26.8x62, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, total, $60,000; James F. Jewett, 42 7th av; ar't and b'r, T. Williams.

"Building Intelligence; Tenement-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 21, no. 578 (Jan. 22, 1887): p. xi.

– "Fifth Ave., n e cor. Carroll St., four-st’y brown-stone store and tenement, tin roof; cost, $10,000; owner, Jas. C. Jewett, 42 Seventh Ave.; architect and builder, T. Williams."

Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N.Y.,” RERBG July 17, 1886, p. 937:

954- 5th av, s e cor President st, two four-story stone and brick stores and dwell'gs, one 20x62 and one 26.8x62, tin roofs, wooden cornices; total cost, $25,000; James C. Jewett, 42 7th av; ar't and b'r, Thos. Williams.

On the corner of Fifth avenue and President street, Mr. James C. Jewett is about to build two four story brick houses, 20x62 and 26.8x62, for three stores and eight families, at a cost of $25,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, July 17, 1886, p. 1 ("Real Estate").  Also: Lot sizes match on NYC's Digital Tax Map; and the other end of this row (#239, at Carroll) is also attributed to Jewett.

On Fifth avenue, between President and Carroll streets, Mr. James C. Jewett is about to build five brown stone front houses, 26.8x62, and four stories, for store and residences for eight families, to cost $60,000.  -Brooklyn Eagle, September 11, 1886, p. 4 ("Real Estate").

On the northeast corner of Fifth avenue and Carroll street, Mr. James C. Jewett is erecting a brick dwelling four stories in height, 20x62, for three families, at a cost of $10,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, January 22, 1887, p. 1 ("More Houses").

241-245 Fifth Avenue (SE corner Garfield Place)

Projected Buildings – Borough of Brooklyn – Miscellaneous,” RERBG May 21, 1910, p. 642:

5th av, s e cor Garfield pl, two 1-sty brk moving picture show, 11x9,tin roof; cost, $200; owner, Wm. Stemmerman, 1212 Hancock st; architect, W. J. Conway, 400 Union st. Plan No. 3278.

DOB file for #241 (lot 10):

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DOB files for #243 & #245 reference file for #241.

279-297 Fifth Avenue (SE corner First Street to NE corner Second Street)

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 39, n. 997 (April 23, 1887), p. 578:

707- 5th av, s e cor 1st st, one four-story Euclid stone apartment house and store, 23x91.9, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $8,000; Buckley & Hartung, 197 5th av; ar’t, W. M. Coots; m’n, J. Donahue; c’r, day’s work.

708- 5th av, e s, 23 s 1st st, two four-story Euclid stone apartment houses, 28.6x65, tin roofs, iron cornices; cost, each, $7,500; ow’r, &c., same as last.

709- 5th av, e s, 89 s 1st st, one four-story Euclid stone store and apartment house, 20x65, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $7,000; ow’r, &c., same as last.

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 39, n.         1004 (June 11, 1887), p. 822:

1027- 5th av, e s, 23 n 2d st, two four-story brown stone tenem’ts, 28.6x65, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, each, $15,000; Buckley & Hartung, 197 5th av; ar’t, W. M. Coots; m’n, J. Donahue; c’r,         day’s work.

1028- 5th av, n e cor 2d st, one four-story brown stone tenem’t, 23x91.9, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $8,000; ow’r, &c., same as last.

1029- 5th av, e s, 80 n 2d st, one four-story brown stone dwell’g, 20x65, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $7,000; ow’r, &c., same as last.

"Building Intelligence; Tenement-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 21, no. 599 (Jun. 18, 1887): p. xvii.

– "Fifth Ave., e s, 23' n Second St., 2 four-st’y brown-stone tenements, tin roofs; cost, each $15,500; owners, Buckley & Hartung, 197 Fifth Ave.; architect, W. M. Coots; mason, J. Donahue; contractor, day’s work."

– "Fifth Ave., n e cor. Second St., four-st’y brown-stone tenement, tin roof; cost, each $8,000; owners, Buckley & Hartung, 197 Fifth Ave.; architect, W. M. Coots; mason, J. Donahue; contractor, day’s work."

Unexecuted?:

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 21, no. 599 (Jun. 18, 1887): p. xiii.

– "Fifth Ave., e s, 80' n Second St., four-st’y brown-stone store dwell, tin roof; cost, $7,500; owner, D. H. Fowler, 1239 Bedford Ave.; architect, G. P. Chappell."

5th Ave., SE corner First street, + more buildings: permits to Messrs. Buckley & Hartung; Brooklyn Eagle, April 23, 1887, p. 3 ("Permit Issues").

Permits for another 4 buildings in this Buckley & Hartung row are listed in the Brooklyn Eagle of June 11, 1887, p. 2 ("Up Again").

DOB file for lot #1 (297 5th Ave):

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DOB file for lot 2 (293 5th Ave):

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DOB file for lot #5 (289 5th Ave):

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299-305 Fifth Avenue (SE corner Second Street)

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 44, no. 962 (Jun. 2, 1894): p. xvi.

– "Fifth Ave., e s, 20' s Second St., 3 four-st’y brick stores and dwells., gravel roofs; cost, $9,000 each; owner, Mary S. Buckley, 287 Tenth St.; architect, P. Bemmeirret, 415 Sixteenth St."

– "Fifth Ave., se cor. Second St., four-st’y brick store and dwell., gravel roof; cost, $14,000; owner, Mary S. Buckley, 287 Tenth St.; architect, P. Bemmeirret, 415 Sixteenth St."

DOB Folder for Lot 9 (299 5th Ave):

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New Buildings,” RERBG v. 53, n. 1362 (April 21, 1894), p. 651:

481- 5th av, e s, 20 s 2nd st, three 4-sty brk stores and flats, 26.8x60, gravel roofs, iron cornices; cost, $9,000 each; Mary S Buckley, 287 10th st.

482- 5th av, s e cor 2nd st, one 4-sty brk store and flat, 20x80, gravel roof, iron cornice; cost, $14,000; Mary S Buckley, 287 10th st.

Brick flats and store, southeast corner of Fifth Avenue and Second Street, 20x80, four stories; Mary S. Buckley, 287 Tenth Street, owner; $14,000.  With:

Three brick flats, with store, east side of Fifth Avenue, corner of Second Street, each 26.8x60, four stories; Mary S. Buckley, 287 Tenth Street, owner; $27,000. -New York Times, April 22, 1894, p. 12 ("Brooklyn Realty Matters").

Alterations,” RERBG v. 55, no. 1408: March 9, 1895, p. 403:

160 - 5th av, s e cor 2d st, baker's oven under walk; cost, $300; Timothy Buckley, 287 10th av; ar't and b'r, T Dumbleton.

309 Fifth Avenue

Fifth avenue, east side, 45 feet north of Third street, one three story brick store, 31.6x57; gravel roof: cost $3,000. Thomas Corrigan, owner and builder. -Brooklyn Eagle, September 15, 1896, p. 11 ("Real Estate Market").

313 Fifth Avenue

DOB folder for lot #3 (313 5th Ave) (matches the building on lot #4?):

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West Side

688 Union Street (SW corner Union Street)

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 15, no. 437 (May 10, 1884): p. 227.

– "Fifth Ave., s w cor. Union St., three-st’y brick store, tin roof; cost, $6,000; owner and builder, Michael Kavanaugh, 689 President St.; architect, R. Dixon."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 33, n. 838 (April 5, 1884), p. 365:

369- 5th av, s w cor Union st, one four-story brick store and flats, 23x75 and 85, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $10,000; owner and builder, Michael Kavanaugh, 689 President st; architect, Rob’t Dixon.

"New Houses," BRERIP v. 1, n. 19 (Apr. 5, 1884), p. 11.

-369- 5th av, s w cor Union st, one four-story, Philadelphia brick store and flats, 23x85, flat tin roof, wooden cornices, cost $10000; owner and builder Michael Kavanagh 689 President st, architect Robert Dixon.

"New Houses," BRERIP v. 1, n. 22 (Apr. 26, 1884), p.11.

-479- 5th av, s w cor Union st, one 3-story brick store 23x65, flat tin roof,wooden cornices, cost $6000; owner and builder, Michael Kavanagh, 689 President st; architect, Robert Dixon.

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 33, n. 841 (April 26, 1884), p. 457:

479- 5th av, s w cor Union st, one three-story brick store, 23x65, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $6,000; owner and builder, Michael Kavanaugh, 689 President st; architect, R. Dixon.

"Busy Builders," BRERIP v. 1, n. 29 (June 14, 1884). p. 2.

Kavanagh, Michael, is the owner and builder of a very good 4-story brick tenement, 23x85, on 5th avenue cor. Union street. This tenement has double sets of rooms on every floor, and is very complete. The front is of Philadelphia brick; the work is progressing rapidly, and will no doubt be complete by the first of September; the cost will be about $10,000. Robert Dixon is the architect.

210-212 Fifth Avenue

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 15, no. 439 (May 24, 1884): p. 252.

– "Fifth Ave., w s, 23' s Union St., 2 three-st’y brick stores and flats, gravel roofs; cost, $7,000 and $8,000; owners, Wm. Fritz and Wm. Corrigan, 223 Eleventh St., architect and builder, thos. Corrigan."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 33, n. 844 (May 17, 1884), p. 555:

573- 5th av, w s, 23 s Union st, two three-story brick stores and flats, one 24x65, and one 37.6x65, gravel roofs, wooden cornices; cost, $7,000 and $8,000; owners, Wm. Fritz and Wm. Corrigan, 223 11th st; architect and builder, Thomas Corrigan.

"New Houses," BRERIP v. 1, n. 25 (May 17, 1884), p.9.

-573- 5th av, w s, 23 s Union st, two three-story brick stores and flats, one 27.6x65, other 24x65, flat gravel roof, wooden cornices, cost $15,000 for all; owners Wm Fritz and Wm Corrigan, architect and builder Thomas Corrigan.

"Busy Builders," BRERIP v. 1, n. 46 (October 11, 1884), p. 2.

W. & T. Corrigan are also building on 5th ave, about 45 feet south of Union st, a 3 story (including store) Philadelphia brick double flat, 28x65, in which great attention is being paid to wants of the prospective tenants. The great depth of this building has given the owners an opportunity to work out several excellent apartments. They are light and airy, contain air-shaft, fire-escape, private hall to each suite of rooms, and every convenience that would add to the comfort and health of the tenants. The building is constructed so as to accommodate four families -- each flat comprising six large rooms. This is just what is needed in this neighborhood. Mr. Hill, the agent, won't have to look very far for tenants. The plumbers are now at work putting up the hot-water tanks. This building is valued at $17,000.

Fifth avenue, west side, 23 feet south of Union street, two 3 story brick stores and dwellings, 27x65; owners William Fritz and William Corrigan. -Brooklyn Eagle, May 17, 1884, p. 6 ("Municipal").

214 Fifth Avenue

New Buildings,” RERBG v. 53, n. 1347 (January 6, 1894), p. 37:

8- 5th av, w s, 74.6 s Union st, one 5-sty brk and granite store and lofts, 20.6x65, gravel roof; cost, $20,000; ow’r and b’r, William Assip, 224 6th av; ar’t, W M Coots.

214 5th Avenue is cited as the address of the "Alhambra" in an October 19, 1900 Brooklyn Eagle article ("Logan Club Mass Meeting", p. 17).

Address of the entrance to the Fifth Avenue Casino, a building that ran 200' from Union St. to President St., 100' wide on both streets. Used for bowling, roller skating, etc.  Entrance was at #214 Union St.  See side streets for redevelopment of this site.

The original building was called the "Fifth Avenue Theater" in an 1886 article in the Brooklyn Eagle: "Summer Theater in South Brooklyn," Brooklyn Eagle, March 22, 1886, p. 3.

BE May 25, 1890, p. 17 ("Built On Fifth Avenue"): Fifth Avenue "also has the Fifth Avenue Casino, which has done about everything to earn an honest living and has failed in each effort with a consistency that would be highly commendable if better directed."

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 18, no. 506 (Sept. 5, 1885): p. 119.

– "ALTERATIONS. -Fifth Ave., No. 214, one-st’y brick extension, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, abt. $3,000; owner, John Devlin; architect, R. Boeklen."

218-220 Fifth Avenue (NW corner President Street)

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 17, no. 492 (May 30, 1885): p. 263.

– "Fifth Ave., n w cor. President St., 4 three-st’y brick dwells. and tenements, gravel roofs; cost, $30,000; owner and mason, Wm Corrigan, 233 Eleventh St; architect and contractor, P. Corrigan."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 35, n. 896 (May 16, 1885), p. 581:

665- 5th av, n w cor President st, four three-story brick dwell’gs and tenem’ts, 21, 22, and 30x65, gravel roofs, wooden cornices; cost, $30,000; ow’r and m’n, Wm. Corrigan, 223 11th st; ar’t and c’r, P. Corrigan.

5th Ave., NW corner President: On Fifth avenue, corner President street, Corrigan Brothers have just completed a fine block of buildings with a frontage of 94 feet on Fifth avenue and 65 feet on President street. They are of brick, three stories high... -Brooklyn Eagle, October 19, 1885, p. 2 ("Busy Builders").

230-236 Fifth Avenue (SW corner President Street)

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 18, no. 513 (Oct. 24, 1885): p. 203.

– "Fifth Ave., w s, 21' 6" s President St., four-st’y brick store and tenement, gravel roof; cost, $8,000; owners and builders, Assip & Buckley; architect, F. E. Lockwood."

– "Fifth Ave., s w cor. President St., four-st’y brick store and tenement, gravel roof; cost, $10,000; owners and builders, Assip & Buckley; architect, F. E. Lockwood."

– "Fifth Ave., w s, 42' 6" s President St., 2 four-st’y brick stores and tenements, gravel roofs; cost, each, $10,000; owners and builders, Assip & Buckley; architect, F. E. Lockwood."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 36, n. 918 (October 17, 1885), p. 1152:

1540- 5th av, w s, 21.6 s President st, one four-story brick store and tenem’t, 21.6x62, gravel roof, wooden cornice; cost, $8,000; ow’rs and b’rs, Assip & Buckley, 77 Hall st; ar’t, F. E. Lockwood.

1541- 5th av, s w cor President st, one four-story brick store and tenem’t, 21.6x62, gravel roof, wooden cornice; cost, $10,000; ow’r, ar’t and b’r, same as last.

1542- 5th av, w s, 42.6 s President st, two four-story brick stores and tenem’ts, 29 and 28.6x62, gravel roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $10,000; ow’r, ar’t and b’r, same as last.

5th Ave., SW corner at President, and at least 3 other buildings between Pres./Carroll: Assip & Buckley, builders, 1886. -Brooklyn Eagle, April 02, 1886, p.1 ("City Growth").

252-258 Fifth Avenue (SW corner Carroll Street)

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 19, no. 523 (Jan. 2, 1886): p. 11.

– "Fifth Ave., s w cor. Carroll St., four-st’y brown-stone store and tenement, tin roof; cost, $12,500; owners and masons, Assip & Buckley, Ninth St. and Fourth Ave.; architect, W. M. Coots; contracto r, not selected."

– "Fifth Ave., w s, 19' 6" s Carroll St., 3 four-st’y brown-stone tenements, tin roofs; total cost, $37,500; owners and masons, Assip & Buckley, Ninth St. and Fourth Ave.; architect, W. M. Coots; contractor, not selected."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 36, n. 928 (December 26, 1885), p. 1438:

1918- 5th av, s w cor Carroll st, oen four-story brown stone store and tenem’t, 19.6x62, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $12,500; ow’rs and m’ns, Assip & Buckeley, 9th st and 4th av; ar’t, W. M. Coots; c’r, not selected.

1919- 5th av, w s, 19.6 s Carroll st,three four-story brown stone tenem’ts, 27x62, tin roofs, wooden cornices; total cost, $87,500; ow’r, ar’ts and b’rs, same as last.

On the southwest corner of Carroll street and Fifth avenue Messrs. Assip & Buckley have completed a brown stone front building, 19.6x62, and four stories, for a store and three families, at a cost of $12,500.  -Brooklyn Eagle, April 29, 1886, p. 1 ("New Buildings").

On the west side of Fifth avenue, south of Carroll street, Messrs. Assip & Buckley have completed three brown stone front buildings, 27x62 and four stories, for two stores and six families each, at a cost of $37,500.  -Brooklyn Eagle, April 29, 1886, p. 1 ("New Buildings").

262-266 Fifth Avenue (NW corner Garfield Place)

These 3 appear on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

 

Corner building quoin has "Macomb St.", previous name of Garfield Place.

270-276 Fifth Avenue (SW corner Garfield Place)

Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N.Y.,” RERBG July 17, 1886, p. 937:

970- 5th av, s w cor Garfield pl, four four-story brown stone stores and dwell'gs, each 28.6 and irreg., tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $12,000; ow'rs, art's and b'rs, Assip & Buckley, 77 Waverly av.

On the southwest corner of Fifth avenue and Garfield place Messrs. Assip & Buckley are about to build four brown stone front houses, one 28.6 and the other three 27.6x62 deep. Each will contain two stores and six families. The cost of all will be $18,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, July 17, 1886, p. 1 ("Real Estate").

278-284 Fifth Avenue (NW corner First Street)

"New Buildings," RERBG v. 59, no. 1512 (March 6, 1897): p. 406.

-266- 5th av, n w cor 1st st, four 1-sty brk dwell'gs, 1 family, 24x70 and 17x70, gravel roofs; total cost, $8,000; F Loeser, Fulton and Bond sts; ar't, J G Glover, 186 Remsen st; b'r, P E O'Connor, 5 Willoughby st.

286-294 Fifth Avenue (SW corner First Street)

Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N.Y.,” RERBG August 29, 1886, p. 1069:

1185- 1st st, s s, 80 w 5th av, one two-story brick stable, 20x28.6, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $2,500; Hagedorn & Squance, 6th av 11th st; ar't, F. T. Camp.

1186- 5th av, w s, 22 s 1st st, three four-story brown stone stores and tenem'ts, 26x62, tin roofs, wooden cornices; total cost, $36,000; Hagedorn & Squance, 6th av 11th st; ar't, F. T. Camp.

1187- 5th av, s w cor 1st st, one four-story brown stone store and tenem't, 22 and 48x96.6, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $20,000; ow'r and ar't, same as last.

298-304 Fifth Avenue (NW corner Second Street)

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 49, no. 1025 (Aug. 17, 1895): p. xvii.

– "Fifth Ave., s w [sic - n w] cor. 2nd St., 4 three-st’y and basement brick stores and dwells., 25' x 70'; tin roofs; $4,000; own. and bld., Beers & Schaffner, 1124 Myrtle Ave.; arch., F. Holmberg, 911 Broadway."

New Buildings,” RERBG v. 56, n. 1429 (August 3, 1895): p. 176.

1280- 5th av, s w [sic – n w?] cor 2nd st, four 3-sty brk store and tenem’ts, 25x70; total cost, $40,000; ow’r and b’r, Beer & Schaffner, 1124 Myrtle av; ar’t, F Holmberg.

Frank Holmberg has completed plans after which Beer & Schaffner of 1,124 Myrtle Avenue will build on the northwest corner of Fifth avenue and Second street four three story and extension brick apartment houses, arranged for four and six families, to cost $40,000.  -Brooklyn Eagle, August 01, 1895, p. 8 ("Real Estate Market").

[Same as above] Beer and Schaffner traded three of these buildings to E.H. Litchfield, in exchange for a plot 160x100 on the southeast [sic - southwest] corner of 5th Avenue & 5th Street, where they build several more buildings matching these. (Article says "southeast" but the buildings matching these are on the southwest corner/side of 5th Avenue.) -Brooklyn Eagle, December 04, 1895, p. 12 ("Real Estate Market").

Originally:

Charles Feltman’s theatre occupied this site until it burned down in the early 1890s.

“Out Among the Builders - Brooklyn,” RERBG February 9, 1889, p. 177:

A large concert hall, 80x120, is soon to be erected by Charles Feltman on the lot, 100x125, on the northwest corner of 5th avenue and 2d street.  Plans have not yet been drawn, but the building is to be fitted with restaurant and billiard rooms in the first floor, a large hall 80x95, and lodge rooms in the second, and bowling alleys, engine room and shooting galleries in the basement.  The cost will be about $80,000.

“Out Among the Builders - Brooklyn,” RERBG April 18, 1889, p. 507:

Robert Dixon, of Brooklyn, has been appointed architect for the large amusement hall which Charles Feltman is going to build on the northwest corner of 5th avenue and 2d street, at a cost of about $125,000.  It will be 80x120 feet in size, and will contain a large concert hall, 95x80, and several lodge rooms in the front of the second story.  Bowling alleys and billiard rooms will be in the basement.  The front will be of Philadelphia pressed brick, stone and terra cotta, and the building will be heated by steam and lighted by a special electric plant.

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG June 8, 1889, p. 824:

1242- 5th av, n w cor 2d st, one three-story brick music hall, 80.6x120, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $125,000; Charles Feltman, 10th st and 6th av; ar’t, R. Dixon.

The Fifth Avenue Tivoli, a.k.a. Feltman's Tivoli, was built in 1889 at Fifth Avenue and Second Street; unclear where.  Owner was Charles Feltman of Coney Island fame; his mansion stood at 8th Avenue and Carroll Street.

BE February 05, 1889, p. 6 ("Feltman's Great Enterprise") describes plans for the new Tivoli at 5th Avenue and 2nd Street.

BE May 25, 1890, p. 17 ("Built on Fifth Avenue") has lengthy description of new building, and large line drawing of it.

BE February 03, 1893, p. 10 ("Officer Langan Reported Sick") carries first account of altercation at Feltman's Tivoli.

BE February 28, 1893, p. 10 ("Patrolman Langan Dismissed") carries an account of an altercation at the Tivoli over a counterfeit half dollar between Langan and Feltman.

BE January 02, 1891, p. 4 ("Mr. Charles Feltman's Loss") announces death of son.  Feltman's address is given as 422 Third Street.

BE March 12, 1895, p. 1 ("A Brilliant Midday Blaze") - lengthy article about the fire that destroyed the original Tivoli.

BE March 15, 1895, p. 1 ("Feltman Will Rebuild") announces loss of old Tivoli to fire, and says Feltman will build a fireproof replacement on the same spot.

"Sold to the masses and lived with the classes."

“Alterations - Kings County,” RERBG November 14, 1891, p. 640:

1076- 5th av, n w cor 2d st, one-story brk extension, 20x40, tin roof; cost, $300; Chas. Feltman, on premises; b’r, L. Bohlmann.

308-312 Fifth Avenue (SW corner Second Street)

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG November 13, 1886, p. 1411:

1757- 5th av, w s, 34 s 2d st, two four-story brown stone stores and tenem'ts, 28x62, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, total, $2,800; ow'r and b'r, Assip & Buckley, 167 5th av; ar't, W. M. Coots.

1758- 5th av, s w cor 2d st, one four-story brown stone store and tenem't, 34x62, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $1,500; ow'r, ar't and b'r, same as last.

"Building Intelligence; Tenement-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 20, no. 569 (Nov. 20, 1886): p. xi.

– "Fifth Ave., w s, 34' s Second St., 2 four-st’y br own-stone stores and tenements, tin roofs; cost, total, $2,300; owner and builder, Assip & Buckley, 167 Fifth Ave.; architect, W. M. Coots."

– "Fifth Ave., s w cor. Second St., four-st’y brown-stone store and tenement, tin roof; cost, $1,500; owner and builder, Assip & Buckley, 167 Fifth Ave.; architect, W. M. Coots." (demolished)

316-324 Fifth Avenue (NW corner Third Street)

This row of 5 buildings appears on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.