Garfield Place

Fourth Avenue to Fifth Avenue

North Side

Unknown

“Buildings. Projected, Brooklyn,” RERBG v. 16, n. 385 (July 31, 1875), p. 527:

Macombe st, n s, 275 w 5th av, one two-story frame, store and dwelling, 18x30; owner, &c., John Meddis, Mr.

17-21 Garfield Place

These 3 appear on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.  Al Capone lived at #21.

53 Garfield Place

Appears on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

55-57 Garfield Place

“Buildings Projected,” RERBG November 25, 1893, p. 670:

1531- Garfield pl, n s, 175.9 w 5th av, two 3-sty brk tenem’ts, 20x45, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, $4,000 each; ow’r and c’r, A G Calder, 420 8th st; ar’t, W M Calder; m’n, not selected.

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 42, no. 936 (Dec. 2, 1893): p. 3.

– "Garfield Pl, n s, 175' 9" w Fifth Ave., 2 three-st’y brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, $4,000 each; owner and builder, A. G. Calder, Jr., 420 Eighth Ave.; architect, W. H. Calder, 371 Sixth Ave."

Earlier plan?:

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG December 3, 1892, p. 748:

2052- Garfield pl, n s, 175 w 5th av, two three-story brk apartment houses, 20x45, tin roofs; cost, $10,000; ow’r and b’r, John Mullin; ar’t, W. M. Coots.

59-67 Garfield Place

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 18, no. 501 (Aug. 1, 1885): p. 59.

– "Garfield Pl., n s, 95' 9" w Fifth Ave., 5 two-st’y brick dwells., gravel roofs; cost, each, $3,000; owner, Geo. R. Brown, 34 South Portland Ave.; builder, L. E. Brown."

“Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 36, n. 906 (July 25, 1885), p. 852:

1079- Garfield pl, n s, 95.9 w 5th av, five two-story and basement brick dwell’gs, 16x36, gravel roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $3,000; George R. Brown, 34 South Portland av; b’r, L. E. Brown.

On Garfield place, between Fourth and Fifth avenues, Mr. George W. Brown is erecting five brick two story and high basement residences, 16x38. They have very neat stone trimmed fronts and contain seven rooms, with all improvements. -Brooklyn Eagle, October 19, 1885, p. 2 ("Busy Builders").

South Side

Unknown

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 66, no. 1702 (October 27, 1900): p. 564.

-1552- Garfield pl, s s, 350 e 4th av, 2-sty brk stable, 25x90, felt and gravel roof; cost, $5,000;  C A Greene, 290 5th av; ar't, J L Young, 1221 Fulton st.

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 68, no. 1740 (July 20, 1901): p. X.

-1184- Garfield pl, s s, 275 e 4th av, 2-sty brk stable, 19x60, shingle roof; cost, $50; Rosano Zigzano, 260 4th av; ar't, B Ellis, 417 Madison st.

18-20 Garfield Place

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

38 Garfield Place

Al Capone lived here.

40 Garfield Place

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

– "Garfield Pl., No. 40., s s, 283' w Fifth Ave., two-st’y brick dwell., tin roof; cost, each, $3,800; owner, architect and builder, T. J. Nash, 42 Garfield Pl.."

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

601- Garfield pl, No. 40, s s, 283 w 5th av, one two-story and basement brick dwell’g, 16.8x42, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $3,800; ow’r, ar’t and b’r, T. J. Nash, 42 Garfield pl.

At 40 Garfield Place, west of Fifth avenue, Mr. T. J. Nash is about to build a two story and basement brick house, 16.8x42, for two families, at a cost of $3,500.  There will be dining room and kitchen in the basement, three rooms and a bath room on the first floor and four rooms on the second floor.  --Brooklyn Eagle, April 22, 1886, p. 1 ("Permits: For New Buildings To Be Constructed").

42 Garfield Place

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 16, no. 451 (Aug. 16, 1884): p. 83.

–"Garfield Pl., s s, 260' w Fifth Ave., three-st’y brick tenement, tin roof; cost, about $4,000; owner, Thos. Dowd, Macomb St.; architect and builder, Thos. J. Nash."

"New Buildings," BRERIP v. 1, n. 36 (August 2, 1884), p. 10.

-997- GARFIELD pl, s s, 260 w 5th av, one 3-story brick dwelling, 20x42, flat tin roof, wooden cornices; owner, Thomas Dowd, on premises; architect and builder, Thos. J. Nash.... 4000.

“Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 34, n. 855 (August 2, 1884), p. 827:

997- Garfield pl, s s, 260 w 5th av, one three-story brick tenem’t, 20x42, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, about $4,000; owner, Thomas Dowd, Macomb st; architect and builder, Thos. J. Nash.

46-54 Garfield Place

“Buildings. Projected, Brooklyn,” RERBG v.16, n. 383 (July 17, 1875), p. 499:

McComb St., s s, 140 w 5th av, five two-story brown stone dwellings, 20x45; owner and architect, Wm. B. Cooper.

These 5 houses appear on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

56 Garfield Place

“Projected Buildings,” RERBG July 21, 1906, p. 105:

2172- Garfield pl, s s, 120 w 5th av, 3-sty brk store and dwelling, 20x51, two families; cost, $5,000; E Lombardi, 476 President st; ar't, H Pohlman, 5th av and 49th st.

58 Garfield Place

“Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N.Y.,” RERBG v. 25, n. 634 (May 8, 1880), p. 455:

Plan 269 – Macomb st, s s, 100 w 5th av, one three story brick store and tenem’t, 20x40, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, about $3,000; owner, Daniel Orr, 32 Macomb st; architect, Charles Werner; builder, John McLoughlin.

Fifth Avenue to Sixth Avenue

North Side

Unknown

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 24, no. 665 (Sept. 22, 1888): p. xvii.

– "Garfield Pl., n s, 287' 6"e Fifth Ave., 4 two-and-one-half-st’y brown and Euclid stone dwells., tin roofs; cost, each, $4,750; owner and builder, S. W. Elliott, 108 Seventh Ave.; architect, J. G. Glover."

Not Built?:

“New Buildings,” BRERIP v. 1, n. 3 (Dec. 15, 1883): p. 9.

-1380- Garfield pl n s, 59.9 w 6th av, four 2-story and basement brown stone front dwellings, 18x40 each, flat tin roof, wooden cornices, cost $5000 ea; owner and builder, E H Mowbray, 317 7th st; architect, W J Conway.

77-89 Garfield Place (includes a property on 5th av?)

“Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 30, n. 764 (November 4, 1882), p. 982:

1097- Macomb st, n s, cor 5th av, eight three-story brick tenem’ts, six, each 25x53, and extension 13x15, one 51x30, and one 50x27, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, $-----; owner, Henry Lansdell, 9th st, cor 5th av; builders, J. M. Brown and C. B. Sheldon.

“Alterations - Kings County,” RERBG April 11, 1891, p. 592:

285- 5th av, n e cor Garfield pl, store front on av; cost, $1,000; J. Pullman, agent, 741 Union st; ar’t and b’r, W. J. Conway.

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91-107 Garfield Place

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG September 1, 1888, p. 1079:

1566- Garfield pl, n s, 196.6 e 5th av, five two-and-a-half story and basement brown stone tenem’ts, 20x45, tin roof, wooden cornices; cost, each, $5,000; ow’r and b’r, S. W. Elliot, 108 7th av; ar’t, J. G. Glover.

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG September 15, 1888, p. 1124:

1679- Garfield pl, n s, 150 e 5th av, also Garfield pl, n s, 287.6 e 5th av, four two-and-a-half story and basement brown and euclid stone dwell’gs, 18.9x45, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $4,750; ow’r and b’r, S. W. Elliott, 108 7th av; ar’t, J. G. Glover.

"Building Intelligence; Tenement-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 24, no. 664 (Sept. 15, 1888): p. xxiii.

– "Garfield Pl., n s, 196' e Fifth Ave., 5 two-and-one-half-st’y brownstone tenements, tin roofs; cost, each, $5,000; owner and builder, S. W. Elliott, 108 Seventh Ave.; architect, J. G. Glover."

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 24, no. 665 (Sept. 22, 1888): p. xvii.

– "Garfield Pl., n s, 150' e Fifth Ave., 4 two-and-one-half-s t’y brown and Euclid stone dwells., tin roofs; cost, each, $4,750; owner and builder, S. W. Elliott, 108 Seventh Ave.; architect, J. G. Glover."

On Garfield place, near Fifth avenue, Mr. S. W. Elliott will build five two story and a half with basement brick dwellings, 20x45, for one family in each, to cost $25,000.-Brooklyn Eagle, September 01, 1888, p. 2 ("115 New Houses").

On Garfield place, near Fifth avenue, Mr. T. [sic] W. Elliot will build four two story and a half brick dwellings, 18.9x45, for one family in each, to cost $19,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, September 15, 1888, p. 2 ("Brick - Wood").

Nine new brown stone front houses are now nearly completed at 91 to 107 Garfield Place, between Fifth and Sixth avenues, north side.  They are two story and basement, 18x45, rock faced, with figured fronts, flat roofs and pediment in the center, the first house on the west end of the row having a swell front in contrast.  The entrances are by high stoops.  The front parlors contain a wall projection for a hanging portiere to divide the room in the rear.  Adjoining the rear parlor is a smaller reception room.  All are divided by sliding doors, with the window trims, wainscoting, mantels, etc., in cherry.  There are chandeliers and open tiled fire places.  The second floor contains three sleeping rooms, with wardrobe and bath room located in the center, and at the head of the stairs, closets, etc., with open fire places.  The woodwork is in cherry.  The third floor contains two large and two small bedrooms in white wood trim, with storage room and skylight.  The dining room is in the basement, with kitchen in the rear in white wood.  The owner is S. W. Elliot, and the architect, J. G. Glover. --Broolyn Eagle, April 10, 1889, p.6 ("Flat Houses").

109-115 Garfield Place

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 14, no. 417 (Dec. 22, 1883): p. 299.

– "Garfield Pl., n s, 290' 9" w Sixth Ave., 4 two-st’y brownstone front dwells., tin roofs; cost, each, $5,000; owner and builder, Edward H. Mowbray, 317 Seventh St.; architect, W. J. Conway."

“Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 32, n. 822 (December 15, 1883), p. 1020:

1380- Garfield pl, n s, 290.9 w 6th av, four two-story and basement dwell’gs, 18x40, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $5,000; owner and carpenter, Edward H. Mowbray, 317 7th st; architect, Wm. J. Conway.

"Busy Builders," BRERIP v. 1, n. 22 (Apr. 26, 1884), p. 3.

Mowbray, E. H., has about completed his four 2-story and basement brown stone houses situated on Garfield pl near 6th ave; these buildings are 18x40 each, well planned, and the intentions of the architect, W J Conway, have been most ably carried out; the location is the finest in the city, some five minutes walk from Prospect Park; the cost is about $5000 each.

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117-123 Garfield Place

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 21, no. 590 (Apr. 16, 1887): p. xiii.

– "Garfield Pl., n s, 228' 9" w Sixth Ave., 4 two-st’y and basement dwells., tin roofs; cost, total, $18,000; owner and contractor, Edward H. Mowbray, 115 Garfield Pl.; mason, not selected."

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Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 39, n. 995 (April 9, 1887), p. 504:

568- Garfield pl, n s, 228.9 w 6th av, four two-story and basement dwell’gs, 18x45, tin roofs, iron cornices; cost, total, $18,000; ow’r and c’r, Edward H. Mowbray, 115 Garfield pl; m’n, not selected.                

On Garfield place, near Sixth avenue, Mr. Edward H. Mowbray will build four two story and basement brick dwellings, 18x45, for one family each, at a cost of $18,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, April 09, 1887, p. 4 ("Buildings")

N.Y. Times of November 2, 1894, p. 8, cites Edward H. Mowbray's address as 123 Garfield Place.  Article recounts that he brought suit against his brother William and mother Susanna over real estate.  Brooklyn Eagle, August 29, 1894, p. 10, has another account of the suit indicating that William forcibly removed the mother, frail and over 80 years old, from Edward's home against her will.

Brooklyn Eagle of July 31, 1886, p. 4 ("Not a Loafer") gives Edward H. Mowbray's address as 112 Garfield Place in an amusing account of a false arrest while inspecting houses he had under construction near 5th Ave.

123A-131 Garfield Place

Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N. Y.,” RERBG May 19, 1877, p. 413:

Macomb st, n s, 145.9 w 6th av, five three-story brown stone dwellings, 16.7x40; owner, G. W. Richards; architect and builder, W. Wright.

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

Folders for all 5 lots reference an 1877 NB plan (missing):

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133-135 Garfield Place

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 41, no. 914 (Jul. 1, 1893): p. 6.

– "Garfield Pl., n s, 116' w Sixth Ave., 2 four-st’y brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, $10,000 each; owner and builder, G. J. Murtagh, 678 Carroll St.; architects, I. D. Reynolds & Son, 353 Fulton St."

“Buildings Projected,” RERBG v. 51, n. 1317 (June 10, 1893), p. 938:

941- Garfield pl, n s, 100 w 6th av, two two-story [sic] brk and brownstone flats, 22.10x65, tin roofs, iron cornices; cost, $10,000 each; ow’r and b’r, Gilbert J. Murtagh, 678 Carroll st; ar’ts, I. D. Reynolds & Son.

On Garfield place, near Sixth avenue, two four story brick dwellings, 22.10x65, four families in each.  Gilbert J. Murtagh, owner; cost $20,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, June 07, 1893, p. 8 ("New Buildings and Real Estate").

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South Side

80-82 Garfield Place

DOB folder contains 1925 NB application for 2 buildings:

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84 Garfield Place

DOB file contains 1924 NB application for one building:

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86-94 Garfield Place

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 38, no. 885 (Dec. 10, 1892): p. xx.

– "Garfield Pl., s s, 180' 9" e Fifth Ave., 5 two-st’y brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, $6,000 each; owner, Theo. P. Cooper, New York Hotel, New York City; architect, P. Tillion, 202 Manhattan Ave."

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG November 5, 1892, p. 603:

1916- Garfield pl, s s, 18?.9 e 5th av, three two-story and basement brown stone dwell’gs, 18x45, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, abt $6,000 each; ow’r and c’r, Theodore P. Cooper, New York Hotel, New York; ar’t, P. Tillion; b’rs, P. McGrath and J. Farrell.

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Earlier plan?:

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG October 29, 1892, p. 561:

1911- Garfield pl, s s, 216.9 e 5th av, two two-story and basement brown stone dwell’gs, 18x45, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, $6,000 each; ow’r and c’r, Theodore P. Cooper, New York Hotel, New York; ar’t, P. Tillion; b’rs, P. McGrath and J. Farrell.

96-110 Garfield Place

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG September 12, 1891, p. 331:

1657- Garfield pl, s s, 275 w 6th av, eight two-and-a-half-story and basement brk and brown stone dwell’g, 18.9x45, tin and slate roofs, iron cornices; cost, $5,000; S. A. Hunt; ar’ts, Langston and Dahlander; b’r, G. W. Hunt.

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 33, no. 821 (Sept. 19, 1891): p. xix.

– "Garfield Pl., s s, 275' w Sixth Ave., 8 two-and-one-half-st’y brick dwells., tin and slate roofs; cost, $5,000 each; owner, S. A. Hunt; architects, Langsson [Langston] & Dahlander, 1239 Bedford Ave.; builder, G. W. Hunt, 303 Greene Ave."

On Garfield Place, near Sixth avenue, eight two and a half story and basement brick dwellings, 18.9x45, one family in each. S.A. Hunt, owner; cost $40,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, September 10, 1891, p. 4 ("New Buildings and Real Estate").

At auction in Brooklyn yesterday, Mr. Jere Johnson, Jr., sold the eight new three story dwellings, 96 to 110 Garfield Place, south side, 275 feet west of Sixth Avenue, two being 19x100, and the others 18.8x100 each. William Kirby bought the first five at $8,000 each.  James Keenan obtained the others at $9,000 each. -New York Times, February 7, 1894, p. 12 ("Brooklyn Realty Matters").

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112-114 Garfield Place

"Building Intelligence; Apartment-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 70, no. 1305 (Dec. 29, 1900): p. xi.

– "Garfield Pl., near 6th Ave., 2four-st’y brick flats, 27' 6" x 67', steam heat; $24,000; own., Thos. and Peter Kelty [Kelly], 398 First St.; arch., T. Bennett, 198 Fifty-third St."

116 Garfield Place

(one of 3 remains)

“Projected Buildings,” RERBG July 21, 1906, p. 104:

2091- Garfield pl, s s, 200 w 6th av, 4-sty brk tenement, 16x73.2, 4 families; cost, $18,000; J E Ryerson, 4th av and 10th st; ar't, H Pohlman, 5th av and 49th st.

2092- Garfield pl, s s, 220 w 6th av, two 4-sty brk tenements, 18.6x84.2, 8 families; total cost, $20,000; ow'r and ar't, same as last.

Sixth Avenue to Seventh Avenue

North Side

151-161 Garfield Place

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

- Garfield Pl., n s, 232' 6" e Sixth Ave., four-st'y brick dwell., tin roof; cost, $9,000; owner, Peter Kelly, 357 First St.; architect, H. W. Billard, Jefferson Building.

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 40, no. 906 (May 6, 1893): p. 5.

- Garfield Pl., 90' e Sixth Ave., 5 four-st'y brick dwells., tin roofs; total cost, $60,000; owner and builder, Peter Kelley, 357 First St.; architect, H. W. Billard, Jefferson Building.

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

571- Garfield pl, n s, 90 e 6th av, five 4-sty brk tenem’ts, 28.6 and 28x77, tin roofs, iron cornices; cost, $60,000; ow’r and b’r, Peter Kelly, 357 1st st; ar’t, H. W. Billard.

582- Garfield pl, n s, 232.6 e 6th av, one 4-sty brk tenem’t, 20.3x62, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $9,000; ow’r and b’r, Peter Kelly, 357 1st st; ar’t, H. W. Billard.

DOB file for 151 Garfield contains specification & plans for 5 buildings:

DOB file for 161 Garfield contains specification & plans for 1 building:

163 Garfield Place

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG May 9, 1891, p. 766:

861- Garfield pl, n s, 253 e 6th av, one three-story and basement brown stone dwell’g, 22x45 and extensions 10x15, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $5,500; M. E. Conlon, 346 15th st; ar’t, F. J. Conlon.

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 32, no. 804 (May 23, 1891): p. xviii.

– "Garfield Pl., n s, 253' e Sixth Ave., three-st’y brick dwell., tin roof; cost, $5,000; owner, M. E. Conlon, 346 Fifteenth St.; architect, F. J. Conlon, 346 Fifteenth St."

DOB file contains specification & plans for 1 house:

165-173 Garfield Place

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 20, no. 557 (Aug. 28, 1886): p. xi.

– "Garfield Pl., s s[sic - should be "n s"], abt. 275' w Seventh Ave., 5 three-st’y and basement brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, each, $6,500; owner, architect and builder, C. C. Sheldon, 296 Ninth St."

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

1179- Garfield pl, s s [sic – n s?], abt 275 w 7th av, five three-story and basement brick dwell'gs, 17x42, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $6,500; ow'r, ar't and b'r, C. B. Sheldon, 296 9th st.

On Garfield Place, west of Seventh avenue, Mr. C. B. Sheldon is about to build five brick private residences, 17x42, three stories and basement, to cost $32,500. -Brooklyn Eagle, August 19, 1886, p. 2 ("August Gains").

DOB files missing or empty.  But, Sheldon built a group of houses just like these on Berkeley Place, just below 7th Ave, s s.

175-183 Garfield Place

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 37, n. 954 (June 26, 1886), p. 849:

888- Garfield pl, s s [sic – n s?], 259 w 7th av, five three-story and basement brown stone dwell’gs, each 17x49, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $7,000; ow’r, ar’t and b’r,         C. B. Sheldon, 296 9th st.

DOB file for 183 Garfield contains permit for 5 houses:

195 Garfield Place

"Buildings Projected - Kings County," RERBG vol. 44, no. 1117 (August 10, 1889): p. 1121.

- 1722 - Garfield pl, n s, 90 w 7th av, five four-story brick flats, 30x75, gravel roofs, iron cornices; total cost, $100,000; John H. Styles, 156 East 86th st, New York; ar't, John E. Styles.

On Garfield Place, near Seventh avenue, Mr. John H. Stiles will build five four story brick dwellings, 30x75, for eight families in each, to cost $100,000.  -Brooklyn Eagle, August 11, 1889, p. 4 ("More New Structures").

DOB file contains NB permit for 5 8-family flats:

Different plan?  Or rear parking garage?:

"Building Intelligence; Miscellaneous; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 30, no. 773 (Oct. 18, 1890): p. xix.

– "Garfield Pl., n s, 97' w Seventh Ave., four-st’y brick storehouse for furniture and carriages, tin roof; cost, $4,000; owner, Edward Mowbray, Carroll St. near Sixth Ave."

South Side

154-156 Garfield Place

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 66, no. 1708 (December 8, 1900): p. 814.

-1754- Garfield pl, s s, 110 e 6th av, two 4-sty brk flats, 27.6x67, 8 families, steam heat; total cost, $24,000; Thos and Peter Kelty, 398 1st st; ar't, T Bennett, 198 53rd st.

DOB file for 154 Garfield contains NB permit dated Dec. 1, 1900 for 2 buildings:

158-162 Garfield Place

"New Buildings," RERBG v. 61, no. 1566 (March 19, 1898): p. 540.

- 409 - Garfield pl, s s, 167 e 6th av, three 4-sty and cellar brk flats, 27x65, 8 families; total cost $30,000; J. E. Ryerson, 198 8th st; ar't, G. W. Kenny, 259 9th st.

Edward B. Smith of 269 Flatbush avenue has sold for Mrs. Mary E. Gulick, 158 Garfield place, four story brick double apartment house, 27.6x80x100, for $21,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, November 13, 1901, p. 18 ("Real Estate Market").

166-184 Garfield Place

This row of 12 houses appears on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.  Matching row through the block on 1st Street.

174 Garfield Place: NY Times of March 19, 1887 (p. 5) carries an obituary for Jennie B. Allen of 174 Garfield Place.

174A Garfield Place: "Dead Miser Guarded by Insane Daughter," NY Times, February 1, 1912.  Mary Benfield, daughter of Henry Benfield, who died in the house.

190 Garfield Place

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 56, no. 1112 (Apr. 17, 1897): p. xviii.

– "Garfield Pl., s s, 100' w 7th Ave., 4 four-st’y brick dwells., 28' x 72', gravel roofs; $38,000; own., arch. and bld, Kelty Bros., 335 Second St."

"New Buildings," RERBG v. 59, no. 1515 (March 27, 1897): 541.

-375- Garfield pl, s s, 100 w 7th av, four 4-sty brk tenem'ts, 28x62, gravel roof; total cost, $39,000; ow'rs, ar'ts and b'rs, Kelty Bros, 335 2d st.

DOB file is empty but lists a NB permit from 1897 on the cover.

Seventh Avenue to Eighth Avenue

South Side

204-210 Garfield Place

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 16, no. 451 (Aug. 16, 1884): p. 83.

–"Garfield Pl., s s, 50' e Seventh Ave., 2 three-st’y brown-stone dwells., tin roofs; cost, each, $9,000; owners, architects and builders, Martin & Lee, 440 Clermont Ave."

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

– "Seventh Ave., s e cor. Garfield Pl., 3 three-st’y brown-stone dwells., tin roofs; total cost, $30,000; owners, architects and builders, Martin & Lee, 440 Clermont Ave."

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

589- 7th av, s e cor Garfield pl, three three-story and basement brown stone dwell’gs, one 19.6x48, two, 18x48, tin roofs, wooden cornices; total cost, $30,000; ow’rs, ar’ts and b’rs,         Martin & Lee, 440 Clermont av.

??? Garfield Place

"New Houses," BRERIP v. 1, n. 16 (Mar. 15, 1884), p. 8.

-240- Garfield Place, s s, 92.10 s 7th av, four three-story and basement, brown stone front dwelling, 20x43 ea, flat tin roof, wooden cornice, cost $10000 ea; owners and builders, Martin & Lee, 440 Clermont ave.

"New Buildings," BRERIP v. 1, n. 37 (August 9, 1884), p. 3.

-1017- GARFIELD pl, s s, 56 e 7th av, two three-story and basement brown stone dwellings, 18.4x48, flat tin roof, wooden cornices; owners, architects and builders, Martin & Lee 440 Clermont ave, 9000 ea..... 18,000.

"Building Notes," BRERIP v. 1, n. 42 (September 13, 1884), p. 3.

Messrs. Martin & Lee, builders, are erecting for themselves six new swell front dwellings, 20x46, on the s s of Garfield pl (56 1/2 ft. east of 7th av.) Four will be ready for occupancy in two weeks, the others not before spring. The former set are admirably finished in hard wood. Though rather well out, this neighborhood is a growing one, and such buildings as these are constantly in demand. This property is located but a few feet from the 7th av line of cars, affording facility for reaching downtown. These houses will sell for $14,000.

“Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 34, n. 856 (August 9, 1884), p. 850:

1017- Garfield pl, s s, 56 e 7th av, two three-story and basement brown stone dwell’gs, 18.4x48, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $9,000; owners, architects and builders, Martin & Lee, 440 Clermont av.

230-238 Garfield Place

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG May 9, 1891, p. 766:

867- Garfield pl, s s, 250.4 e 7th av, five three-story and basement brown stone dwell’gs, 19.6x48, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $11,000; Martin & Lee, 440 Clermont av.

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"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 32, no. 804 (May 23, 1891): p. xviii.

– "Garfield Pl., s s, 250' 4½" e Seventh Ave., 5 three-st’y brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, $11,000 each; owners, Martin & Lee, 440 Clermont Ave."

Eighth Avenue to Prospect Park West

North Side

313-315 Garfield Place

Architect C.P.H. Gilbert designed both houses.  NYTimes “Streetscapes” article published Feb. 9, 2003 has a photo of the pair from 1892:

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313 Garfield in 1913, and in 1980s:

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