Sixth Avenue

 3rd Street to 9th Street

East Side

343 Sixth Avenue (NE corner Fourth Street)

Northeast corner of Sixth avenue and Fourth street, four four story brick apartment houses, eight and four families, 27.6x87.6, and 23x72, tin roof; cost $39,000. L. Bossert [sic - Louis Bonert], owner. -Brooklyn Eagle, April 13, 1897, p. 12 ("New Buildings").

6th Ave. & 4th St.: A noteworthy transaction of the week was negotiated by George E. Lovett, broker, of 26 Court Street, who several days ago sold to Andrew Berger, a Manhattan investor, the four story double stone apartment house, 28.6x85x95, at 243 [sic - 343] Sixth avenue, corner of Fourth street, for a price said to be in the neighborhood of $30,000.  Mr. Lovett acted as broker for Louis Bonnet [sic - Bonert], the builder, who for a number of years has operated extensively on the Park Slope section and has constructed some of the finest and most artistically finished apartment houses in this fashionable district. -Brooklyn Eagle, June 27, 1903, p. 11 ("Brokers Report a Fairly Busy Week").

345-353 Sixth Avenue (SE corner Fourth Street)

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 40, no. 913 (Jun. 24, 1893): p. xviii.

– "Sixth Ave., s e cor. Fourth St., 5 four-st’y brick stores and dwells., tin roofs; total cost, $34,000; owner and builder, Louis Bonnert, on premises; architect, W. M. Coots, 189 Montegue St."

“Buildings Projected,” RERBG v. 51, n. 1315 (May 27, 1893), p. 862:

882- 6th av, s e cor 4th st, five four-story brk and brownstone store and tenem’ts, 19.10 and 20.8x65 and 58, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, cor $8,000, others $6,500 each; ow’r and c’r, Louis Bonnert, on premises; ar’t, W. M. Coots; m’n, day’s work.

#347-349 reported sold in the New York Times, February 14, 1894.

Messrs. Jones & Co. have sold for Louis Bonert, to T. J. Loughlin, for $10,500, the four story brick and stone flat 351 Sixth Avenue, 19.9x58x77.11. -New York Times, January 21, 1894, p. 15 ("Brooklyn Realty Matters").

355-363 Sixth Avenue (NE corner Fifth Street)

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 38, no. 875 (Oct. 1, 1892): p. xx.

– "Sixth Ave., n e cor. Fifth St., 5 four-st’y brick stores and dwells., tin roofs; cost, $30,000; owner and builder, L. Bonnert [sic - Bonert], 528 Tenth St.; architect, W. M. Coots, 189 Montague St."

365-373 Sixth Avenue (SE corner Fifth Street)

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG September 8, 1892, p. 308:

1557- 6th av, e s, cor of 5th st, five four-story brk and brownstone (store in corner) and tenements, 19.10 and 20.8x55 and 60; total cost, $30,000; ow’r and b’r, L. Bonert, 528 10th st; ar’t, W. M. Coots.

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 36, no. 858 (Jun. 4, 1892): p. xxi.

– "Sixth Ave., s e cor. Fifth St., 5 four-st’y brick store and dwells., tin roofs; cost, $30,000; owner and builder, L. Bonert, 528 Tenth St.; architect, W. M. Coots, 189 Montague St."

Buildings Projected – Kings County,” RERBG v. 49, n. 1258 (April 23, 1892), p. 670:

677- 6th av, s e cor 5th st, five four-story brk and brown stone stores and apartment houses, 19.8 and 20.4x87.10 and 60, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, $30,000; ow’r and b’r, L. Bonert, 528 10th st; ar’t, W. M. Coots.

At the southeast corner of Sixth avenue and Fifth street five four story brick apartment houses, 19.8 and 20.4x58 and 60, for nineteen families and a store.  L. Bonert, owner; cost $30,000.  -Brooklyn Eagle, April 21, 1892, p. 2 ("New Buildings and Real Estate").

On Sixth avenue, near Fifth street, five four story brick dwellings, 20.8 and 19.10x60 and 55, for fifteen families and a store.  L. Bonert, owner; cost $30,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, August 29, 1892, p. 5 ("New Buildings and Real Estate").

375-385 Sixth Avenue (NE corner Sixth Street)

This row of six houses appears on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn atlas.  The row continues on the other side of Sixth Street.

Buildings. Projected. Brooklyn,” RERBG v. 18, n. 448 (October 14, 1876), p. 775:

Sixth av, n. e. cor 6th st, six three story brick dwellings, 16.8x40; owner and carpenter, A. C. Squires; architect, W. Norris; mason, J. Buchanan.

387-397 Sixth Avenue (SE corner Sixth Street)

This row of seven houses appears on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn atlas.  The row continues on the other side of Sixth Street.

Buildings Projected – Brooklyn, N. Y.,” RERBG v. 18, n. 457 (December 16, 1876), p. 937:

Sixth av, s e cor 6th st, seven three-story brick dwellings, 15.8x38; owner and builder, A. C. Squires; architect, Wm. Norris.

3990-405 Sixth Avenue (NE corner Seventh Street; the "Lenox", "Tuxedo", and "Balmoral" apartments)

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 67, no. 1726 (April 13, 1901): p. 685.

-516- 6th av, e s, 66.6 n 7th st, 4-sty and cellar brick flat, 27.6x77, 8 families, gravel roof, steam heat; cost, $14,000; J Wilson, 456 14th st; ar't, A S Hedman, 371 Fulton st.

-517- 6th av, e s, 29 n 7th st, similar flat; cost, $14,000; owner and ar't, same as last.

-518- 6th av, n e cor 7th st, 4-sty and cellar brk tenem't, 27x91.10, 8 families, gravel roof, steam heat; cost, $18,000; John Wilson, 456 14th st; ar't, same as last.

Sixth avenue and Seventh street, northeast corner, one four story and cellar brick, 27x91 5-6, eight families, gravel roof, cost $18,000. John Wilson, owner. -Brooklyn Eagle, April 10, 1901, p. 17 ("The Real Estate Market").

See history of Church, north side 7th Street between 6th & 7th Avenues.

Apartments to let: The Balmoral, Brooklyn Eagle, Nov. 26, 1901, p. 14, right-hand column. "Just completed; 6 and 8 rooms..."

407-411 Sixth Avenue (SE corner Seventh Street)

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

1703- 6th av, e s, 20 s 7th st, two two-story and basement brick dwell’gs, 15x45, tin roofs; cost, each, $4,000;         Ada F. M. Gollner, 308 6th st; ar’t, E. G. Gollner.

1704- 6th av, s e cor 7th st, one three-story brick store and tenem’t, 20x72, tin roof; cost, $7,500; ow’r and ar’t, same as last.

"Building Intelligence; Tenement-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 22, no. 614 (Oct. 1, 1887): p. xiv.

– "Sixth Ave., s e cor. Seventh St., three-st’y brick store and tenement, tin roof; cost, $7,500; owner, Ada F. M. Gobbner; architect, E. G. Gobbner."

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 22, no. 616 (Oct. 15, 1887): p. xii.

– "Sixth Ave., e s, 20' s Seventh St., 2 two-st’y brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, each, $4,000; owner, Ada F. M. Gollner, 308 Sixth St.; architect, E. G. Gollner."

On the southeast corner of Sixth avenue and Seventh street Mrs. Ada F. M. Gollner will build a three story brick dwelling, with store, 20x72, for five families, to cost $7,500. With:

On Sixth avenue, near Seventh street, Mrs. Ada F. M. Gollner will build two two story and basement brick residences, 15x45, for one family each, to cost $8,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, September 24, 1887, p. 1 ("Houses - Lots").

413 - 417 Sixth Avenue

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 18, no. 512 (Oct. 17, 1885): p. 191.

– "Sixth Ave., e s, 50' s Seventh St., 2 two-st’y and basement brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, each, $3,500; owner and contractor, Thomas Butler, 371 Sixth St.; architect, W. H. Wirth."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 36, n. 917 (October 10, 1885), p. 1122:

1506- 6th av, e s, 50 s 7th st, two two-story and basement brick dwell’gs, 16x45, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $3,500; ow’r and c’r, Thomas Butler, 371 6th st; ar’t, W. H. Wirth.

1507- 6th av, e s, 100 n 8th st, one three-story brick store and dwell’g, 18x50, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $5,000; ow’r and b’r, Thomas Butler, 371 6th st; ar’t, W. H. Wirth.

On Sixth avenue, near Eighth street, Mr. Thomas Butler is building three brick buildings, one 18x50 and three stories, for a store and two residences, and the others 16x45, two story and basement, for single families. -Brooklyn Eagle, December 19, 1885, p. 1 ("Three Wards").

P.S. 39 (SE corner Eighth Street)

Buildings. Projected. Brooklyn,” RERBG v. 18, n. 454 (November 25, 1876), p. 883:

Sixth av, s e cor 8th st, one three-story brick school, 57.4 and 56x111; owner, City of Brooklyn; architect, S. B. Leonard.

West Side

328-336 Sixth Avenue (NW corner Fourth Street)

"Building Intelligence; Apartment-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 22, no. 606 (Aug. 6, 1887): p. 4.

– "Sixth Ave., n w cor. Fourth St., three-st’y brick store and flat, tin roof; cost, $7,000; owner, W. W. McCormick, on premises; architect and builder, T. McCormick."

– "Sixth Ave., w s, 20' n Fourth St., 4 three-st’y brick flats, tin roofs; cost, each, $6,000; owner, W. W. McCormick, on premises; architect and builder, T. McCormick."

On the northwest corner of Sixth avenue and Fourth street, Mr. M. A. McCormick will build a three story brick dwelling with store, 20x55, for two families, to cost $7,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, July 30, 1887, p. 1 ("New Buildings").

DOB file for lot #45 (334 6th Ave):

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DOB file for lot #46 (336 6th Ave):

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338-356 Sixth Avenue (SW corner Fourth Street to NW corner Fifth Street)

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG October 17, 1891, p. 491:

1783- 6th av, n w cor 5th st, five four-story brk and brown stone apartment houses, 19.10 and 20.8x19.10 and 21.8x65 and 60, tin roofs, wooden cornices; total cost, $35,000; ow’r and b’r, L. Bonert, 528 10th st; ar’t, W. M. Coots.

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG October 3, 1891, p. 420:

1893- 6th av, s w cor 4th st, five four-story brown stone apartment houses, 19.10x55 and 20.8x60, tin roofs and wooden cornices; cost, $35,000; ow’r and b’r, L. Bonnert [sic-Bonert], 528 10th st; ar’t, W. M. Coots.

"Building Intelligence; Apartment-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 34, no. 823 (Oct. 3, 1891): p. xvi.

– "Sixth Ave., n w cor. Fifth St., 5 four-st’y brick apartment-houses, tin roofs; cost, $35,000; owner and builder, L. Bonnert [sic - Bonert], 528 Tenth St.; architect, W. M. Coots, 26 Court St."

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 34, no. 826 (Oct. 24, 1891): p. xviii.

– "Sixth Ave., s w cor. Fourth St., 5 four-st’y stores and apartment-houses, tin roofs; cost, $35,000; owner and builder, L. Bonnert, 528 Tenth St.; architect, W. M. Coots, 26 Court St."

DOB folders for lots 43-47 cite an 1891 NB application inside folder for #43 (338 6th Ave; missing):

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DOB folders for lots 48-52 cite 1891 NB application in folder for lot #52 (356 6th Ave):

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358 - 376 Sixth Avenue (SW corner Fifth Street to NW corner Sixth Street)

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG December 11, 1886, p. 1545:

1845- 6th av, s w cor 5th st, one three-story brick store and dwell'g, 20x55, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $8,000; ow'r and b'r, Thomas Butler, 389 6th st; ar't, W. H. Wirth.

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 40, n. 1031 (December 17, 1887), p. 1602:

2253- 6th av, w s, 20 s 5th st, ten two-story front, three-story on rear, brick dwellings, 16x45, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $3,000; ow'r and b'r, Thomas Butler, 389 6th st; ar't, W. H. Wirth.

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 40, n. 1033 (December 31, 1887), p. 1661:

2308- 6th av, n w cor 6th st, one two-story and basement brown stone dwell'g, 20x45, tin roof, wooden and iron cornice; cost, $4,000; Thomas Butler, 389 6th st; ar't, W. Wirth; b'rs, Buchanan & Riley.

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 21, no. 575 (Jan. 1, 1887): p. xi.

– "Sixth Ave., s w cor. Fifth St., three-st’y brick store and dwell., tin roof; cost, $8,000; owner and builder, Thomas Butler, 389 Sixth St.; architect, W. H. Wirth."

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 22, no. 627 (Dec. 31, 1887): p. xiv.

– "Sixth Ave., w s, 20' s Fifth St., 10 two-st’y front, three-st’y on rear, brick dwells., tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $3,000; owner and builder, Thomas Butler, 389 Sixth St.; architect, W. H. Wirth."

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 23, no. 628 (Jan. 7, 1888): p. xvi.

– "Sixth Ave., n w cor. Sixth St., two-st’y and basement brown-stone dwell., tin roof, wooden and iron cornice; cost, $4,000; owner, Thomas Butler, 389 Sixth St.; architect, W. H. Wirth; builders, Buchanan & Riley."

On the corner of Fifth street and Sixth avenue, Mr. Thomas Butler is building a three story brick house, 20x55, for a store and two families, to cost $8,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, November 27, 1886, p. 2 ("Real Estate").

On Sixth avenue, near Fifth street, Mr. Thomas Butler will build ten two story front and three story rear brick dwellings, 16x45, for one family each, to cost $30,000.  -Brooklyn Eagle, December 18, 1887, p. 15 ("Work for the Builders").

At the northwest corner of Sixth avenue and Sixth street Mr. Thomas Butler will build a two story and basement brick dwelling, 20x45, for one family, to cost $4,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, January 01, 1888, p. 14 ("Midwinter Building").

Cf. SW corner, and building behind this one in 6th St.)

DOB file for lot #44 (358 6th Ave):

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DOB file for lot #45 (360 6th Ave):

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DOB folder for lot #55 (376 6th Ave) cites 1887 NB plan (missing):

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378 - 396 Sixth Avenue (SW corner Sixth Street to NW corner Seventh Street)

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG July 14, 1888, p. 909:

1226- 6th av, s w cor 6th st, one three-story and basement brown stone dwell’g, 20x45, tin roof; wooden or iron cornice; cost, $5,000; ow’r, ar’t and b’r, Thos. Butler, 389 6th st.

1227- 6th av, w s, 20 s 6th st, ten two-and-a-half story and basement brick and brown stone dwell’gs, each 16x45, tin roofs, wooden or tin cornices; cost, each, $3,500; ow’r, ar’t and b’r, same as last.

1228- 6th av, n w cor 7th st, one three-story brick store and dwell’g, 20x55, tin roof, wooden or tin cornice; cost, $7,000; ow’r, ar’t and b’r, same as last.

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 24, no. 656 (Jul. 21, 1888): p. xvi.

– "Sixth Ave., s w cor. Sixth St., three-st’y and basement brownstone dwell., tin roofs; cost, $5,000; owner, architect and builder, Thos. Butler, 389 Sixth St."

– "Sixth Ave., w s, 20' s Sixth St., 10 two-and-one-half-st’y and basement brick and brownstone dwells., tin roofs; cost, each, $3,500; owner, architect and builder, Thos. Butler, 389 Sixth St."

At the southwest corner of Sixth Avenue and Sixth street Mr. Thomas Butler will build a three story and basement brick dwelling, 20x45, for one family, to cost $5,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, July 14, 1888, p. 2 ("New Buildings").  Together with:

On Sixth avenue, between Sixth and Seventh streets, Mr. Thomas Butler will build ten two story and basement brick dwellings, 16x45, for one family in each, to cost $35,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, July 14, 1888, p. 2 ("New Buildings").  Together with:

At the northwest corner of Sixth avenue and Seventh street, Mr. Thomas Butler will build a three story brick dwelling with store, 20x55, for two families, to cost $7,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, July 14, 1888, p. 2 ("New Buildings").

But see also:

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 24, no. 660 (Aug. 18, 1888): p. xviii. "Sixth Ave., n w cor. Seventh St., three-st’y brick store and dwell., tin roof; cost, $7,000; owner, J. Von Wick, Flatlands, L.I.; architect, O. E. Hoffses; mason, C. Bauer."

DOB file for lot #42-50 (382 6th Ave ff.) cites 1888 NB plan in lot #41 folder (missing):

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DOB file for lot #50 (396 6th Ave):

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398-404 Sixth Avenue (SW corner 7th Street)

Projected Buildings,” RERBG April 22, 1905, p. 455:

822- 6th av, w s, 28 s 7th st, two 4-sty brk tenements, 25x86, 8 families, steam heat; total cost, $50,000; W Bristow, 400 6th av; ar't, H Pohlman, 6005 5th av.

823- 6th av, s w cor 7th st, 4-sty brk tenement, 22.6x90, 8 families, steam heat; cost. $30,000; ow'r and ar't, same as last.

DOB file for lot #37 (398 6th Ave):

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Sixth Avenue Methodist Church (NW corner 8th Street)

"Building Intelligence; Advance Rumors; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 80, no. 1431 (May 30, 1903): p. x.

– "The 6th Ave. M. E. Church Society will erect an edifice at 8th St. and 6th Ave., at a cost of $60,000."

Projected Buildings,” RERBG August 25, 1906, p. 245:

2557- 6th av, n w cor 8th st, 3-sty brk parsonage, 20x49, steam heat; cost, $18,000; Sixth Avenue M E Church, on premises; ar't, G W Conable, 35 Wall st, New York.

2558- Same location, brk church, 80x94.8, slate roof, steam heat; cost, $68,000; ow'r and ar't same as last.

Projected Buildings,” RERBG October 5, 1907, p. 350:

3369- 8th st, n s, 128.6 w 6th av, 3-sty and basement brk parsonage, 19.4x49, 1 family; cost, $10,000; Sixth Ave M E Church, on premises; ar't, Geo Conable, 35 Wall st, N Y.

3370- 6th av, n w cor 8th st, 1-sty and gallery church and school, 70x128.6; cost, $70,000; Sixth Ave M E Church, on premises; ar't, Geo Conable, 35 Wall st, N Y.

The Sixth Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church of Brooklyn has bought of Alexander G. Calder, for $14,000, the vacant plot, 100x97.10 1/2, at the northwest corner of Sixth Avenue and Eighth Street. This property was formerly owned by the church, which sold it and bought a plot at Seventh Avenue and Sixth Street. A building for church purposes will be erected on the Sixth Avenue corner. -New York Times, March 14, 1894, p. 12 ("Brooklyn Realty Matters").

Same plot: New York Times, February 25, 1894 - exchanged to A. G. Calder.

Cornerstone: "1884 - 1915".

"Current Building Operations: Sixth Avenue (Brooklyn) M. E. Church," RERBG, vol. 95, no. 2452 (Mar. 13, 1915): p. 437 -- Floyd Y. Parsons, Architect

424 Sixth Avenue (SW corner Eighth Street)

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 44, no. 960 (May 19, 1894): p. xiv.

– "Sixth Ave., s w cor. Eighth St., four-st’y brick store and dwell., tin roof; cost, $10,000; owner, Thos. Corrigan, on premises; architect, Robert Dixon, 219 Montegue St."

New Buildings,” RERBG v. 53, n. 1360 (April 7, 1894), p. 567:

380- 8th st, s s, 30 w 6th av, four 4-sty brk apartment houses, 20x55.6, tin roofs, iron cornices; cost, $4,500 each; Thomas Corrigan, on premises; ar’t, R Dixon.

381- 6th av, s w cor 8th st, one 4-sty brk store and tenem’t, 30 and 26x90, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $10,000; Thomas Corrigan, on premises; ar’t, R Dixon.

See adjacent houses in 8th St.

Replaced:

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 30, n. 754 (August 26, 1882), p. 797:

761– 6th av, w s, 90 n 9th st, one two-story brick stable, 20x52.8, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $?,500; owner, John Fey, 186 12th st; architect, J. Ryan; builders, J. Mahoney and D. Ryan.

426 Sixth Avenue

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 8, no. 255 (Nov. 13, 1880): p. 239. – "Sixth Ave., w s, 60' north Ninth St., 1 two-st’y brick store and stable, 20' x 20'; owner, Mr. Fuchs; architect, F. C. Squance; builder, John Beauchanon."

Buildings Projected, Kings County, N.Y.,” RERBG v. 26, n. 660 (November 6, 1880), p. 978:

Plan 835 – Sixth av, w s, 60 n 9th st, one two-story brick store and stable, 20x20, tin roof, wood cornice; owner, Mr. Fuchs; architect, E. C. Squance; builder, John Beauchanon.