St. Marks Place & Avenue

Unknown

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 19, no. 540 (May 1, 1886): p. xv.

– "St. Mark’s Pl., s s, 451' w Fifth Ave., 3 three-st’y brick dwells., gravel roofs; cost, each, $5,500; owner and mason, Chas. H. Collins, 359 Sixth Ave.; architect, J. G. Glover."

– "Warren St., n s, 451' w Fifth Ave., 3 three-st’y brick dwells., gravel roofs; cost, each, $5,500; owner and mason, Chas. H. Collins, 359 Sixth Ave.; architect, J. G. Glover."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 37, n. 945 (April 24, 1886), p. 558:

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  2.         586-         St Marks pl, three on the s s, and three on n s Warren st, 451 w 5th         av, three-story brick dwell’gs, 16.8x45 each, gravel roof, wooden         cornices; cost, each, $5,500; ow’r and m’n, Chas. H. Collins,         359 6th av; ar’t, J. G. Glover.

Fourth Avenue to Fifth Avenue

This block is marked "Wyckoff Street" on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

North Side

77 St. Marks Place

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 17, no. 471 (Jan. 3, 1885): p. 12.

– "St. Mark’s Pl., late Wyckoff St., n s, 69' e Fourth Ave., three-st’y brick dwell., tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $5,000; owner, H. S. Stewart, on premises; architect, R. Dixon; builder, J. H. Wooley.

“Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 34, n. 875 (December 20, 1884), p. 1297:

1603- St Marks pl, late Wyckoff st, n s, 69 e 4th av, one three-story brick dwell’g, 19x40, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $5,000; owner, H. S. Stewart, on premises; architect, R. Dixon; builder, J. H. Woolley.

83-131 St. Marks Place

This row appears on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

South Side

Warren-St. Marks Community Garden

Formerly:

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 48, no. 1009 (Apr. 27, 1895): p. xiv.

"St. Mark’s Pl., s s, 220' e 4th Ave., four-st’y brick dwell., 34' x 53', gravel roof; $9,000; own. and bld., John D. Anderson, 52 Ashland Pl.; arch., E. C. Ranson, 186 Remsen St."

“New Buildings,” RERBG v. 55, no. 1414: April 20, 1895: p. 675.

517 – St Marks Place, s s, 220 e 4th av, one 4-sty brk tenem't, 34x53, gravel roof; cost, $9,000; John D Anderson, 52 Ashland pl; ar't, E C Ransom; b'r, J D Anderson.

104 St. Marks Place

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 39, n. 996 (April 16, 1887), p. 540:

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  2.         615-         St Marks pl, s s, 361 w 5th av, one four-story brown         stone tenem’t, 40x63, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $15,000;         Elisha Pierce, 348 7th av; ar’t, S. Hazzard; b’r, B.         McAveney.
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"Building Intelligence; Tenement-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN20vol. 21, no. 591 (Apr. 23, 1887): p. xiv.

– "St. Mark’s Pl., s s, 361' w Fifth Ave., four-st’y brown-stone tenement, tin roof; cost, $15,000; owner, Elisha Pierce, 348 Seventh Ave.; architect, S. Hazzard; builder, B. McAveney."

124-128 St. Marks Place

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 37, n. 946 (May 1, 1886), p. 591:

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  2.         622-         St Marks pl, s s, 151 w 5th av, three three-story brick         dwell’gs, each 16.8x45, gravel roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each,         $5,500; Chas. H. Collins, 350 South 6th av; ar’t, J. G.         Glover.

130-132 St. Marks Place

“New Buildings,” RERBG v. 54, n. 1388 (October 20, 1894), p. 577:

1504- St Marks pl, Nos 130 and 132, s s, 101 w 5th av, two 4-sty brk double flats, 25x65, gravel roofs, iron cornices; cost, $8,000 each; ow’r and b’r, Charles Hart, 531 3rd st; ar’t, J A Phillips.

Fifth Avenue to Sixth Avenue

North Side

7 St. Marks Avenue

According to a real estate listing, this is the rectory of the old St. Augustine's Church on 5th Avenue:

The Rectory is a one-of-a-kind property and opportunity. This Gothic Revival building was the rectory of the old St. Augustine Church on 5th Avenue in Park Slope.

http://www.corenyc.com/en/listings-7-saint-marks-avenue,18,307361000.html

See also: "In a Clergyman's Study," Brooklyn Eagle, August 5, 1888, p. 4: "The present parochial residence stands on St. Marks Place, near Fifth Avenue. It is a large three-story and basement brick and sandstone house of the Gothic style of architecture."

9-15 St. Marks Avenue

"Buildings Projected - Kings County," RERBG vol. 44, no. 1132 (November 23, 1889): p. 1591.

- 2410 - St Marks av, n s, 100 e 5th av, three four-story brick flats, 29.4 and 24x70, gravel roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $10,000; ow'r, ar't and b'r, E. B. Sturges, 135 De Kalb av.

On St. Marks Avenue, near Fifth, Mr. E. B. Sturges will build three four story brick buildings, for ? or six families in each, to cost $30,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, November 23, 1889, p.1.

19-27 St. Marks Avenue

"Buildings Projected - Kings County," RERBG vol. 44, no. 1118 (August 17, 1889): p. 1148.

- 1779 - St. Marks av, n s, 188 e 5th av, five three-story brick flats, 17.9x45, gravel roofs, brick and wooden cornices; cost, total, $25,000; ow'r and b'r, F. E. Lewis, 865 President st; ar't, J. G. Glover.

On St. Marks avenue, near Fifth, Mr. F. E. Lewis will build five three story brick dwellings, 17.9x45, for three families in each, to cost $25,000.  -Brooklyn Eagle, August 17, 1889, p. 1 ("Worth $473,850").

27A-31 St. Marks Avenue

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N.Y.," AABN vol. 40, no. 905 (April 29, 1893): p. xvii.

- St. Mark's Ave., n s, 276' e Fifth Ave., 3 three st'y brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, $5,500 each; owner and architect, F. E. Lewis, 62 Berkeley Place.

“Buildings Projected,” RERBG v. 51, n. 1309 (April 15, 1893), p. 608:

617- St Marks av, n s, 276 e 5th av, three three-sty brk and stone dwell’gs, each 18.5x55, tin roofs; cost, $5,500 each; ow’r and ar’t, F. E. Lewis, 62 Berkeley pl; b’r, not selected.

33-37 St. Marks Avenue

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N.Y.," AABN vol. 40, no. 905 (April 29, 1893): p. xvii.

- St. Mark's Ave., n s, 331' 4" e Fifth Ave., 3 four st'y brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, $7,500 each; owner and architect, F. E. Lewis, 62 Berkeley Place.

“Buildings Projected,” RERBG v. 51, n. 1309 (April 15, 1893), p. 608:

616- St Marks av, n s, 331.4 e 5th av, three 4-sty brk and stone dwell’gs, each 20x60, tin roofs; cost, $7,500 each; ow’r and ar’t, F. E. Lewis, 62 Berkeley pl; b’r, not selected.

39-41 St. Marks Avenue

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG September 18, 1886, p. 1166:

1376- St Marks av, n s, 279 w 6th av, two two-story and basement brown stone dwell'gs, 19.3x42, gravel roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $5,500; Charles H. Collins, 359 6th st; ar't, J. G. Glover; b'r, not selected.

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 20, no. 561 (Sept. 25, 1886): p. xi.

– "St. Mark’s Ave., n s, 279' w Sixth Ave., 2 two-st’y and basement brown-stone dwells., gravel roofs; cost, each, $5,500; owner, Charles H. Collins, 359 Sixth St.; architect, J. G. Glover, builder, not selected."

43-55 St. Marks Avenue

These 7 houses appear on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

57-59 St. Marks Avenue

"Buildings Projected; Kings County," RERBG v. 44, no. 1112 (July 6, 1889): p. 969.

1490 - St Marks ave, n s, 103.8 w 6th av, two two-story and basement brown stone dwell'gs, 20.11 x 38, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, total, $10,000; H. B. Lyons, Flatbush, L. I.; ar't, W. M. Coots; b'r, day's work.

South Side

Digital image: NYPL Image ID: 706583F

10-32 St. Marks Avenue

This row of 12 houses appears on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

34-42 St. Marks Avenue

“Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N.Y.,” RERBG v. 25, 636 (May 22, 1880), p. 500:

Plan 303 – St Marks av, Nos. 34-42, six three-story brown stone dwellings, 16.8x82, tin roof, wood cornice; cost each, $3,750; owner, G. M. Chapman, Rahway, N. J.; architect and builder, P. J. Cootey.

44-62 St. Marks Avenue

These 10 houses appear on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

44-48 St. Marks Avenue

“Buildings. Projected, Brooklyn,” RERBG v.14, n.349 (November 21, 1874), p. 358:

St Marks av, s. s., 245 w 6th av, three 42 and 41 feet high brown stone dwellings, 20x42; owner, &c., John Magilligan, No. 44 Sterling pl.

50-52 St. Marks Avenue

“Buildings. Projected, Brooklyn,” RERBG v.14, n.340 (September 19, 1874), p. 197:

St Marks av, s. s., 205 w 6th av, two three-story brown stone dwellings, 20x42; owner, John Magilligan, No. 44 Sterling pl.

Sixth Avenue to Flatbush Avenue

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"Building Intelligence; Apartment-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 69, no. 1292 (Sept. 29, 1900): p. xi.

– "St. Mark’s Ave., Flatbush Ave., four-st’y brick flat, gravel roof, steam; $20,000; own., James Cochran, 1477 Bedford Ave.; arch., Wm. Debus, 808 Broadway."

South Side

76-78 St. Marks Avenue (corner Flatbush)

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 17, no. 496 (Jun. 27, 1885): p. 311.

– "Flatbush Ave, s e cor. St. Mark’s Ave., seven-st’y brick, Carlisle Stone and terra-cotta apartment-house, Sparham fire-proof cement roofing; cost, $150,000 to $200,000; owner, Wm Scott, 33 Wall St.; architect, M. W. Morris."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 35, n. 901 (June 20, 1885), p. 723:

886- Flatbush av, s e cor St Marks av, one seven-story brick Carlisle stone and terra cotta apartment house, 150 and 130x130, Sparham fireproof cement roofing; cost, $150,000 to $200,000; Wm H Scott, 33 Wall st; ar’t, M. W. Morris.

The Commissioner also granted to W. H. Scott, of 33 Wall Street, New York, a permit to erect an apartment house for twenty-five families corner of Flatbush and St. Marks Avenues. It will be of brick, 82 feet in height, with ground dimensions 150x130 feet.  Cost between $150,000 and $200,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, June 18, 1885, p.4 ("Municipal").

 

Detailed description of the new building by Montrose W. Morris; Brooklyn Eagle, May 18, 1885, p. 6 ("A Big Building").  Plans sound somewhat different from the actual building.

Brownstoner's "Montrose Morris" says Andrew Dolkart told her that the buildings were by Morris.