Fifth Avenue

 3rd Street to 9th Street

East Side

325-337 Fifth Avenue (NE corner 4th Street)

This row of 7 buildings appears on an 1880 Brooklyn map.

DOB file for lot 9 (325 5th Ave):

Screen Shot 2015-08-20 at 4.17.09 PM.png

Screen Shot 2015-08-20 at 4.18.26 PM.pngScreen Shot 2015-08-20 at 4.19.06 PM.pngScreen Shot 2015-08-20 at 4.49.18 PM.pngScreen Shot 2015-08-20 at 4.49.53 PM.pngScreen Shot 2015-08-20 at 4.50.10 PM.png

339-357 Fifth Avenue (SE corner 4th Street – NE corner 5th Street)

Projected Buildings,” RERBG May 5, 1906, p. 525:

1075- 5th av, e s, 20 s 4th st, six 4-sty brk tenements, 17.6x65, 8 families; total cost, $72,000; Levy Bros, 253 Grand st, N Y; ar't, H Pohlman, 5th av and 49th st.

1076- 5th av, s e cor 4th st, 4-sty brk store and tenement, 20x75.10, 6 families; cost, $16,000; ow'r and ar't, same as last.

1077- 5th at, n e cor 5th st, similar building, 24x82; cost, $18,000; ow'r and ar't, same as last.

DOB folders for lots 2-6 refer to 1906 NB plan inside lot 7 folder (missing):

Screen Shot 2015-08-22 at 2.44.33 PM.png

359-361 Fifth Avenue (SE corner 5th Street)

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG June 16, 1888, p. 790:

1060- 5th av, s e cor 5th st, two four-story brick stores and flats, 20 and 22x66, tin roofs, wooden cornices; total cost, $16,000; Thos. Megan, 3d av and Bergen st; ar’t, I. D. Reynolds; b’rs, O. Nolan and J. F. Horie.

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 23, no. 653 (Jun. 30, 1888): p. xxii.

– "Fifth Av e., s e cor. Fifth St., 2 four-st’y brick stores and flats, tin roofs; total cost, $46,000; owner, Thos. Megan, Third Ave. and Bergen St.; architect, I. D. Reynolds; builders, O. Nolan and J. F. Horie."

At the southeast corner of Fifth avenue and Fifth street Mr. Thomas Megan will build two four story brick dwellings, with stores, 20 and 22x66, for three families in each, to cost $16,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, June 16, 1888, p. 1 ("Houses - Lots").

DOB file for lot #9 (359 5th Ave):

Screen Shot 2015-08-22 at 11.17.56 PM.png

Screen Shot 2015-08-22 at 11.18.27 PM.png

Screen Shot 2015-08-22 at 11.18.47 PM.png

363-371 Fifth Avenue

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG October 30, 1886, p. 1347:

1657- 5th av, e s, 42 s 5th st, five four-story brown stone stores and tenem'ts, 21x66, gravel roofs, iron cornices; cost, $9,500; Charles Collins, 369 6th st; ar't, J. G. Glover; b'r, not selected.

DOB file for lot #7 (363 5th Ave):

Screen Shot 2015-08-22 at 11.04.48 PM.png

Screen Shot 2015-08-22 at 11.05.08 PM.pngScreen Shot 2015-08-22 at 11.05.38 PM.png

373-377 Fifth Avenue (NE corner Sixth Street)

Cornerstone reads "AD 1905".

Projected Buildings,” RERBG June 17, 1905, p. 721:

1637- 5th av, e s, 22.6 n 6th st, 4-sty brk stores and tenement, 19x75, 8 families; cost, $12,000; W H Smith, 48 Wall st, N. Y.; ar'ts, L Berger & Co, 300 St Nicholas av.

Projected Buildings,” RERBG June 24, 1905, p. 754:

1774- 5th av, east cor 6th st, 4-sty brk store and tenement, 22.6x87.3, 6 families; cost, $14,000; W H Smith, 48 Wall st, N. Y.; ar'ts, L Berger & Co, 300 St Nicholas av.

Formerly:

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 48, no. 1013 (May 25, 1895): p. xv.

– "Fifth Ave., e s,28' n 6th St., 2 one-st’y brick stores, 25' x 60', gravel roofs; $1,400 each; own., Wm. H. Smith, 48 Wall St., New York City; bld., R. E. Smith, 347 Sixth St."

381 Fifth Avenue (SE corner Sixth Street)

Alterations,” RERBG v. 56, n. 1435 (September 14, 1895): p. 358:

1555- 5th av, s e cor 6th st, 2-sty brk extension, 29x60; cost, $6,100; A Young, 237 17th st; b’r, Wyureth Co., 391 16th st.

385-399 Fifth Avenue

This row of 8 buildings appears on an 1880 map of Brooklyn.

401 Fifth Avenue (NE corner Seventh Street)

Capstone reads: "1888".

At the northeast corner of Seventh street and Fifth avenue Mr. John Miner will build a three story brick dwelling, with store, 20x58, for two families, to cost $6,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, June 22, 1889, p. 1 ("Real Estate").

“Alterations - Kings County,” RERBG March 30, 1889, p. 452:

225- 5th av, n e cor 7th st, three-story brick extension, 20x18, tin roof, wooden cornice, interior alterations, & c.; cost, $3,500; John Miner, 399 5th av; ar’t, E. Hallam; m’n, not selected; c’r, E. Hallam.

"Building Intelligence; Alterations; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 25, no. 694 (Apr. 13, 1889): p. xiv.

– "Fifth Ave., n e cor. Seventh St., three-st’y brick extension, tin roof, wooden cornice, interior alterations, etc.; cost, $3,500; owner, John Miller, 399 Fifth Ave.; architect and contractor, E. Hallam; mason, not selected."

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG June 22, 1889, p. 898:

1375- 5th av, n e cor 7th st, one three-story brick store and tenem’t, 20x58, tin roof and wooden cornices; cost, $6,000; John Miner, 399 5th av; ar’t and c’r, E. Hallam; m’n, John Baremore.

403-405 Fifth Avenue (SE corner 7th Street)

These two buildings appear on an 1880 map of Brooklyn.

405 Fifth Avenue

Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N.Y.,” RERBG v. 20, n. 496 (September 15, 1877), p. 723:

Fifth av, 24 s e 7th st, one three story brick store and tenement, 25x50; owner and builder, Selah Tucker; architect, I. D. Reynolds.

411 Fifth Avenue

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG November 24, 1888, p. 1410:

2178- 5th av, e s, 60 n 8th st, one two-story brick stable, 39.6x95, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $10,535; James Thorbourn, 4th av and 10th st; ar’ts, M. Freeman’s Sons; m’ns, Assip & Buckley; c’r, D. Ryan.

"Building Intelligence; Stables; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 24, no. 675 (Dec. 1, 1888): p. xvii.

– "Fifth Ave., e s, 60' n Eighth St., two-st’y brick stable, tin roofs; cost, $10,535; owner, James Thorbourn, Fourth Ave. and Tenth St.; architects, M. Freeman’s Sons; masons, Assip & Buckley, contractor, D. Ryan."

On Fifth avenue, near Eighth street, Mr. James Thourbon will build a two story brick stable, 39.6x95, to cost $10,535. -Brooklyn Eagle, November 25, 1888, p. 15 ("Houses and Lots in Town").

415 Fifth Avenue

DOB file for lot #4 (415 5th Ave) contains an 1888 NB plan for a 2-story stable:

Screen Shot 2015-08-23 at 3.40.32 PM.png

Screen Shot 2015-08-23 at 3.40.52 PM.png

Screen Shot 2015-08-23 at 3.43.09 PM.png

419 Fifth Avenue (NE corner Eighth Street)

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 67, no. 1720 (March 2, 1901): p. 395.

-239- 5th av, n e cor 8th st, 3-sty brk office, & c., 40x80.10, gravel roof, steam heat; cost, $12,000; William Wharton, 54th st and 4th av; ar't, T Bennett, 198 53rd st.

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 67, no. 1719 (February 23, 1901): p. 348.

-193- 5th av, e s, 20 n 8th st, 3-sty brk store and flat, 20x52, 2 families; cost, $6,000; W. Wharton, 4th av and 54th st; ar't, T Bennett, 198 53rd st.

-194- 5th av, n e cor 8th st, 3-sty brk store and flat, 20x65, 2 families, steam heat; cost, $10,000; ow'r and ar't, same as last.

Fifth Avenue and Eighth street, northeast corner, three story brick, 40x80 5-6, office, gravel roof; cost $12,000.  William Wharton, owner. -Brooklyn Eagle, February 28, 1901, p. 18 ("Real Estate Market").

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 65, no. 1667 (February 24, 1900): p. 348.

-177- 8th st, n s, 65 e 5th av, 1-sty brk store, 15.10x40, galvanized iron cornice; cost, $1,200; William Wharton, 54th st near 4th av; ar't, Thos Bennett, 198 53rd st.

-178- 5th av, n e cor 8th st, 3-sty brk store and flat, 20x65, steam heat; cost, $9,000; ow'r and ar't, same as last.

-179- 5th av, e s, 20 n 8th st, similar building, 20x52; cost, $8,000; ow'r and ar't, same as last.

423-429 Fifth Avenue (SE corner Eighth Street)

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 29, n. 727 (February 18, 1882), p. 158:

Plan 77 – Fifth av, s e cor 8th st, four three-story brown stone stores and flats, 20x55, tin roofs, wooden and tin cornices; total cost, $24,000; owner, Wm. Irvine, Court st cor 9th st; architect, J. Brune or Bunce; builders, J. Buchman & Son and N. J. Conway.

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 11, no. 322 (Feb. 25, 1882): p. 96. – "Fifth Ave., s e cor. Eighth St., 4 three-st’y brown stone stores and flats; total cost, $24,000; owner, Wm. Irvine, Court St. cor. Ninth St.; architect, J. Brunce; builders, J. Buchman & Son and N. J. Conway."

431-439 Fifth Avenue (NE corner Ninth Street)

This row of 5 buildings appears on an 1880 map of Brooklyn.

431-433 Fifth Avenue

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

Fifth av, e s, 80 s 8th st, two three-story brick dwellings, 15x48; owners and builders, Kimball & Daniels; architect, A. V. B. Bush.

435 Fifth Avenue

Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N. Y.,” RERBG v. 50, n. 503 (November 3, 1877), p. 859:

Fifth av, Nos. 437 and 439, 40 from 9th st, one three-story brick store and tenement, 30x50; owner, I. A. Kimball, 5th av, cor 9th st; architect, A. V. B. Brush [sic-Bush].

437-439 Fifth Avenue

Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N. Y.,” RERBG May 17, 1879, p. 413:

Fifth av, n e cor 9th st, two three-story brown stone stores and dwell'gs, 20x50, one one-story brick store and dwell'g, 30x40, tin and gravel roof and wooden cornice; owner, William Johnston, Fulton st; architect and builder, P. J. Cootey.

West Side

Unknown

"Building Intelligence; Alterations and Additions; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 49, no. 1030 (Sept. 21, 1895): p. xiv.

– "Fifth Ave., s w cor. 6th St., three-st’y brick dwell., 29' x 40'; two-story brick extension, 29' x 60' to be added; $6,100; own. A. Young, 237 Seventeenth St.; bld., Wyurerth Co., 391 Sixteenth St." [lot width does not match existing building?]

364 Fifth Avenue (M.S. 51)

Constructed 1949. See architectural rendering, BPL Brooklyn Collection, call no. SCHL 1203.

Formerly: Northwest corner 5th av and 5th st, 5-story and 2-story brown stone stores and dwellings; architect, Robert Dixon; builder W. M. Hall. -M&B vol. 11, no 2 (Feb. 1879): p. 32 ("Building Intelligence; Brooklyn, N.Y."). Also RERBG, Dec. 7, 1878, p. 997; owner: E. C. Litchfield, 9th av, cor 3rd st.

Formerly: “Theater for South Brooklyn,” RERBG April 23, 1910, p. 483:

5th av. - Bryant Improvement Co., 5 Beekman st, Manhattan, owner, will have built a 2-sty brick and stone theatre at the southwest corner of 5th av and 4th st, on part of the old baseball grounds. Cost, $125,000. Thos. W. Lamb, architect, 489 5th av, Manhattan.

Projected Buildings – Borough of Brooklyn – Miscellaneous,” RERBG June 11, 1910, p. 720:

5th av, s w cor 4th st, 3-sty brick theatre, 68x85.10, slag roof; cost, $125,000; owner, Bryant Impt. Co., 95 Beekman st, New York; architect, Thos. W. Lamb, 489 5th av. Plan No. 3994.

366-376 Fifth Avenue (SW corner Fifth Street)

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 50, no. 1044 (Dec. 28, 1895): p. xiv.

– "Fifth Ave., s w cor. 5th St., 6 three and four-st’y brick dwells., 25' 4" x 70' and 28' x 70', tin roofs; own. and bld, Beer & Schaffer, 1124 Myrtle Ave.; arch., F. Holmberg, 911 Broadway."

New Buildings,” RERBG v. 56, n. 1450 (December 28, 1895), p. 954:

2047- 5th av, s w cor 5th st, six 3 and 4-sty brk flats; total cost, $39,000; ow’rs and b’rs, Beer & Schaffner, 1124 Myrtle av; ar’t, Frank Holmberg, 911 Broadway.

Southwest corner of 5th Avenue and 5th Street: Beer and Schaffner, 1895, matching buildings on NW corner of 5th Ave. & 2nd Street.  -Brooklyn Eagle, December 04, 1895, p.12 ("Real Estate Market").

"Alterations," RERBG v. 57, no. 1474 (June 13, 1896): p. 1050.

-1238- 5th av, s w cor 5th st, add 1-sty brk extension, 25.4x27.10; cost, $1,000; Beer & Schaffner, 1224 Myrtle av; ar't, Frank Holmberg, 911 Broadway.

382 Fifth Avenue (NW corner Sixth Street)

  1.         
  2.         
  3. Buildings         Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 39, n.         1004 (June 11, 1887), p. 822:
  4.         
  5. 1006- 5th         av, n w cor 6th st, one four-story brown stone warehouse,         40x90, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $9,000; M. Cavannelli, on         premises; ar’t, R. Dixon.

On the northwest corner of Sixth street and Fifth avenue, Mr. M. Kavanaugh will build a four story brick warehouse, 40x90, to cost $9,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, June 11, 1887, p. 2 ("Up Again").

402 Fifth Avenue (NW corner Seventh Street)

Alterations,” RERBG July 29, 1905, p. 156:

1807- 5th av, n w cor 7th st, 4-sty brk extension, 9.10x7; cost, $5,000; Anna Durling, 8 Hamilton Terrace; ar't, B Dreisler, 13 Willoughby st.

  1.         
  1.                 
  2.                 fth Avenue

  3.         

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 37, n. 938 (March 6, 1886), p. 307:

  1.         
  2. 280-         5th av, w s, 40 s 7th st, three three-story         brick stores and flats, 20x55 each, flat tin roofs, wooden cornices;         cost, each, $6,000; D. McCarthy, 7th st, near 5th         av; ar’ts and b’rs, Maurice Freeman’s Sons; m’n, Matt Ryan.
  3.         

On the west side of Fifth avenue, south of Seventh street, Mr. D. McCarthy is about to build three brick houses.  They will be 20x55, three stories in height, and will each contain a store and apartments for three families.  The cost of the three will be $18,000.  The store is 14x32, with four living rooms behind it.  The other two flats will each have seven rooms and a bathroom.  Mr. Matthew Ryan will do the mason work and Maurice Freeman's sons the carpenter work.  -Brooklyn Eagle, March 12, 1886, p. 1 ("March").