"Building Intelligence; Hotels; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 40, no. 906 (May 6, 1893): p. 3.
– "Plaza St., n w corner Flatbush Ave., seven st'y brick hotel, tin roof; cost, $300,000; owner, C. D. Burwell, 53 South Oxford St.
- Eighth Ave., St. Johns Pl., and Flatbush Ave., seven st'y brick hotel, tin roof; cost, $600,000; owner, C. D. Burwell, 53 South Oxford St.
“Buildings Projected,” RERBG v. 51, n. 1318 (June 17, 1893), p. 975:
976- Plaza, n w cor Union st, one two-story and attic brk dwell’g, 45 and 48x80, tile and tin roof, terra cotta cornice; cost, $60,000; George F. Shiebler, 179 Broadway, N. Y.; ar’t, F. Freeman; b’rs, C. Cameron & E. S. Boyd.
Built in 1925 as the Knights of Columbus Hall.
Building of the Day on Brownstoner, 24-Jan-2014.
"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 67, no. 1723 (March 23, 1901): p. 533.
-378- 9th av, s w cor 3rd st, 1-sty brk ice cream saloon, 10x15, corrugated iron roof; cost, $300; Louis Jackson, 2 Water st; ar't, J Smith, 23 Fulton st.
“Current Operations,” RERBG May 1, 1909, p. 492:
Prospect Park West – It is understood that work on the $100,000 residence of P. W. Rouse, the wholesale drygoods dealer, of 549 Broadway, Manhattan, which was planned about five years ago by the architect W. J. Dilthey, of 1 Union Sq., Manhattan, will be started this spring. Estimates for the house, which will be located at the northwest [sic] corner of Prospect Park West and Garfield st, will be taken by the architect. According to the plans, the dimensions will be 110x50 ft., 4-stys in height. The materials to be used in constructing the house will be brick, limestone, granite, and steel. It will be thoroughly fireproof.
“Projected Buildings,” RERBG June 19, 1909, p. 717:
Prospect Park West, s w cor Garfield pl, 4-sty brick dwelling, 110x50, tile roof, 1 family; cost, $75,000; owner, Peter W. Rouss, 549-555 Bway, N.Y.; architect, Wm. J. Dilthey. Plan No. 3946.
“A New Park Slope Mansion.” RERBG May 27, 1911, p. 522:
Peter Winchester Rouss, the prominent wholesale merchant of Manhattan, recently completed, at the south corner of Prospect Park West and Garfield pl, the finest private dwelling built in Brooklyn in the last decade... [lengthy article & dark photo]
Good historic photo here:
“Rouss Mansion to be Torn Down,” Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 13, 1941, p. 4:
Rouss Mansion To Be Torn Down For Apartment - Demolition to Start Next Week on Old Park Slope Showplace. The handsome white stone and brick Rouss mansion at the southwest corner of Prospect Park West and Garfield Place, one of the architectural gems of the Park Slope section, will soon meet the fate of the Peck mansions on Plaza St., which are being demolished to make way for a large apartment house. The Rouss property, covering a plot 100 feet on Prospect Park West and 130 feet on Garfield Place, has been purchased by the Park West Realty Corporation which will build a six-story apartment house on the site. Wreckers will start next week to demolish the French chateau type of mansion built In 1909 by the late Peter Winchester Rouss.
“Plans Filed for New Construction Work, Brooklyn, Dwellings,” RERBG May 25, 1912, p. 1128:
Prospect Park West, n w cor 1st st, 3-sty brick dwelling, 76x47, ---- roof, 1 family; cost, $50,000; owner, Alfred Feltman, 320 8th av; architect, Frank J. Helmle, 190 Montague st. Plan No. 3095.
“Contemplated Construction, Brooklyn, Dwellings,” RERBG June 8, 1912, p. 1245:
1st st, Excavating is under way for the 4-sty brick and limestone residence, to be erected at the northwest corner of 1st st and 9th av, for Alfred Feltman, 320 8th av, Brooklyn, owner. F. J. Helmle, 188 Montague st, architect. John Thatcher & Son, 60 Park av, Brooklyn, general contractors. Cost, $40,000.
"Two New High Class Brooklyn Apartments," RERBG, vol. 105, no. 20 (May 15, 1920): p. 652 -- Shampan & Shampan, Architects -- also see 575 3rd St. (NE corner 8th Ave. and 3rd St.)
"Building News; New York; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol.107, no. 2049 (Mar. 31, 1915): p. 10.
– "The Brookville Realty Company, Inc., has had plans prepared by architect William McCarthy, No. 16 Court Street, for a six-story apartment building which the company proposes to erect at the corner of Prospect Park West and Fourth Street."
A lengthy article about this building, the "Bryn Mawr," appears in the Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide, v. 95, no. 2466, June 19, 1915, p. 1066.
“Projected Buildings, Brooklyn, Stores, Offices, and Lofts,” RERBG November 25, 1911, p. 455:
Prospect Park West, s w cor 9th st, 1-sty brick store, 20x97.10, slag roof; cost, $5,000; owner, John Lewnes, 634 11th st; architects, E. C. Harm Sons, 1440 Broadway. Plan No. 7125.
“Projected Buildings, Brooklyn, Stores, Offices and Lofts,” RERBG December 30, 1911, p. 573:
Prospect Park West, s w cor 9th st, 1-sty brick store, 20x55, felt and slag roof; cost, $2,500; owner, Lewis Lewnes, 142 Prospect Park West; architect, Harold G. Dangler, 215 Montague st. Plan No. 7743.
“Plans Filed for New Construction Work, Brooklyn, Apartments, Flats, and Tenements,” RERBG April 27, 1912, p. 888:
Prospect Park West, w s, 20 s 9th st, 4-sty brick tenement, 60x105.10, slag roof, 27 families; cost, $55,000; owner, Armstrong Const. Co., 412 Macon st; architects, Eisenla & Carlson, 3d av & 51st st. Plan No. 2307.
Successively the Marathon, Sanders, and Pavilion Theatres, according to Cezar Del Valle's Brooklyn Theatre Index.
“Projected Buildings,” RERBG July 4, 1908, p. 22:
1356- Prospect Park Circle, n s, 64.6 w Prospect Park West, 1-sty brk store, 25x40, gravel roof; cost, $4,000; Lownes Bros, 192 Prospect Park West; ar't, Wm Conway, 400 Union st.
“Current Operations,” RERBG June 12, 1909, p. 683:
Prospect Park West – George F. Pelham, architect, 507 5th av, New York, is preparing plans for a 4-sty brick, stone, and terra cotta apartment house, to be built at the northwest corner of Prospect Park West and 15th st, to house 12 families. Owner, Prospect Park West Realty Co., 494 14th st. Estimated cost, $20,000.
“Projected Buildings – Tenements,” RERBG September 4, 1909, p. 275:
Prospect Park West – n w cor 15th st, 4-sty brick tenement, 34.10x89, tin roof, 12 families; cost, $40,000; owner, Morris Levy, 448 15th st; architect, Geo. F. Pelham, 507 5th av. Plan No. 6005.
“Projected Buildings,” RERBG October 21, 1905, p. 449:
3301- 15th st, s s, 23.6 w Prospect Park Circle, two four-story brick tenements, 27x83.10, 8 families; total cost, $36,000; Emelia Haft, 1500 8th av; ar't, T. Bennett, 3d av and 52d st.
3302- Prospect Park Circle, s w cor 15th st, similar tenement, 47.8x20, cost, $18,000; ow'r and ar't, same as last.
“Projected Buildings,” RERBG May 13, 1905, p. 558:
1087- Prospect Park West, n s, 4-sty brk tenement, 23x82, steam heat, 8 families; cost, $18,000; Cecelia Haft, 2129 Bergen st; ar't, T Bennett, 3d av and 52d st.
1088- Prospect Park West, n w cor 16th st, similar tenement, 26x90, cost, $18,000; ow'r and ar't, same as last.
1089- Prospect Park West, s w cor 15th st, Circle, similar tenement, 47x48, cost, $18,000; ow'r and ar't, same as last.
“Projected Buildings,” RERBG May 20, 1905, p. 594:
1087- Prospect Park West, n s, 32 n 16th st, 23x82, 4-sty brk tenement, steam heat, 8 families; cost, $18,000; Cecelia Haft, 2129 Bergen st; ar't, T Bennett, 3d av and 52d st. Corrects error in last issue as to location.
"New Buildings," RERBG v. 64, no. 1640 (August 19, 1899): p. 301.
-1558- Prospect Park West, n w cor 16th st, four 4-sty brk dwell'gs, 27x70 and 44x32, 8 and 11 families, gravel, tar, and felt roof, steam heat, fireproof block cornice; total cost, $65,000; Andrew J. Larkin, on premises; ar't, H. Gilvarry, 45 Exchange pl, N. Y.