Seventh Avenue

 3rd Street to 9th Street

East Side

207 Seventh Avenue (SE corner Third Street)

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 31, no. 794 (Mar. 14, 1891): p. xix.

– "Third St., s e cor. Seventh Ave., four-st’y brick store and dwell., tin roof; cost, $11,000; owner, Warren C. Fowler, Parkville; architect, John L. Young, 287 Halsey St."

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

– "Third St., s e cor. Seventh Ave., four-st’y brick store and dwell., tin roof; cost, $18,000; owner, M. A. Young, 1036 Jefferson Ave.; architect, John L. Young, 287 Halsey St."

Buildings Projected,” RERBG v. 49, n. 1260 (May 7, 1892), p. 753:

779- 7th av, s e cor 3rd st, one four-story brk store and tenem’t, 35 front, 32 rear and 75 deep, tin roof, wood and iron cornice; cost, $18,000; M. A. Young, 1036 Jefferson av; ar’t, John L. Young.

“Out Among the Builders - Brooklyn,” RERBG November 25, 1893, p. 644:

C. E. Dunnellon has resumed work on the four-story brownstone flats on the southeast corner of 7th avenue and 3d street, and will carry the work on to completion.  Litigation has been the cause of these buildings standing in a half-finished condition all summer.

217-225 Seventh Avenue

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 38, no. 883 (Nov. 26, 1892): p. xvi.

– "Seventh Ave., e s, 60' n Fourth St., 2 four-st’y brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, $18,000; owner, B. F. McCauley, 432 Eleventh St.; architects, H. L. Spicer & Son, Third Ave. and Fifty-third St."

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

– "Seventh Ave., n e cor. Fourth St., 2 four-st’y brick stores and dwells., tin roofs; cost, $27,000; owner, B. F. McCauley, 482 Eleventh St.; architects, H. L. Spicer & Son, Third Ave. and Fifty-third St."

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

1940- 7th av, n e cor 4th st, two four-story brk stores and tenem’ts, 30x65 and 75, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, $27,000; B. F. McCaulley, 432 11th st; ar’ts, H. L. Spicer & Son.

Manual Training High School

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 69, no. 1784 (May 24, 1902): p. IX.

-835- 7th av, s s, between 4th and 5th sts, 4-sty and basement public school, 206x84, slag roof, steam heat; cost, $600,000; City of New York; ar't, C B J Snyder, Park av and 59th st, Manhattan.

"Building Intelligence; Advance Rumors; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 76, no. 1380 (Jun. 7, 1902): p. x.

- "Plans have been filed for a school to be erected by the City of New York at 7th Ave., between 4th and 5th Sts., to cost $600,000. Plans by C. B. J. Snyder, New York City."

"Building Intelligence; Advance Rumors; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 79, no. 1421 (Mar. 21, 1903): p. x.

– "The cornerstone of the Manual Training High School, at 7th Ave., between 4th and 5th Sts. was laid recently with appropriate ceremonies. The building will occupy a space 200' x 200'. It will be entirely fireproof in construction and the exterior will be faced with stone to the level of the first-story window-sills and above with red brick and terra-cotta."

C. B. J. Snyder, architect; 1902. -Park Slope Neighborhood & Architectural History Guide, Francis Morrone, 2008.

Early postcard in the BPL Brooklyn Collection: call no. POST 0278.

Formerly:

New Buildings,” RERBG v. 56, n. 1430 (August 10, 1895): p. 209.

1347- 5th st, n s, 297.10 w 8th av, five 3-sty brk dwell’gs, 20x45; cost, $10,000 each; Chas H Denison, 334 8th st; ar’ts, E L Angell and W Higginson.

[Rite Aid/B&N Building]

Formerly:

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 49, no. 1031 (Sept. 28, 1895): p. xv.

– "Seventh Ave., e s, 20' n 6th St., 3 four-st’y brick dwells., 20' x 60'; gravel roofs; $16,500; own., Rose P. Buckley, 39 Sterling Pl.; arch., W. M. Coots, 186 Remsen St.; bld., J. Donahue, 259 Hoyt St."

New Buildings,” RERBG v. 56, n. 1434 (September 7, 1895): p. 326.

1459- 7th av, n e cor 6th st, one 4-sty brk tenem’t, 20x60, gravel roof; cost, $5,500; Rose P Buckley, 39 Sterling pl; ar’t, W M Coots; b’r, J Donohue.

1466- 7th av, e s, 20 n 6th st, three 4-sty brk tenem’ts, 20x60, gravel roof; cost, $16,500; Rose P Buckley, 39 Sterling pl; ar’t, W M Coots; b’r, J Donahue.

 

William M. Coots has completed plans for Rose P. Buckley of 39 Sterling place for a four story brick apartment house with stores, which will be erected on the northeast corner of Seventh Avenue and Sixth Street. -Brooklyn Eagle, September 16, 1895, p. 11 ("Real Estate Market").

 

W.M. Coots has prepared plans for Rose P. Bucklin[sic] of 39 Sterling place for three four story brick apartment houses with stores, that will be erected on Seventh avenue, near Sixth street, to cost about $18,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, September 16, 1895, p. 11 ("Real Estate Market").

New York Methodist Hospital

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 11, no. 315 (Jan. 7, 1882): p. 12.

– "HOSPITAL.- The plans for the Methodist Episcopal Hospital have been adopted. They were prepared by Mr. John Mumford. The hospital is to cost between $400,000 and $500,000. The hospital will be built on the block bounded by Seventh and Eighth Avenues, and Sixth and Seventh Sts., South Brooklyn."

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 12, no. 347 (Aug. 12, 1882): p. 91.

– "Sixth and Seventh Sts., Seventh and Eighth Aves., 2 two and three st’y brick pavilions; cost, each, about $50,000; owner, Seney Hospital; architect, J.Mumford; builders, Cornelius Cameron and W. E. Booth."

"Building Intelligence; Public Buildings; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 19, no. 546 (Jun. 12, 1886): p. xi.

– "Work is be be resumed on the Seney Hospital, on Seventh Ave., Brooklyn, to build which George S. Seney gave over $200,000 before he failed. The Methodist churches of the city have subscribed $60,000 to complete the work, and the Board of Managers of the hospital have fixed upon plans which they hope will furnish them $140,000 more."

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

- Sixth St., block bounded by Sixth and Seventh Sts., and Eighth and Ninth Aves., one-st'y brick roofed corridor, Portland cement, felt and gravel roof; cost, $6,300; owner, M. E. Hospital, Sixth St.; architect, John Mumford, 189 Montague St.

"Building Intelligence; Miscellaneous; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 50, no. 1041 (Dec. 7, 1895): p. xvi.

– "Sixth St., n s, 236' 7" e 7th Ave., two-st’y brick medical laboratory, 40' x 42', tin and slate roof; $8,000; own., Trustees M. E. Hospital, on premises; arch., John Mumford, 189 Montague St.; bld., C. Cameron, 209 Van Buren St."

"Building Intelligence; Advance Rumors; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 85, no. 1514 (Dec. 31, 1904): p. viii.

– "Two years ago, Mr. and Mrs. Williams Halls, Jr., promised to give$125,000 to the Methodist Episcopal Hospital, known as the Seney, Brooklyn, if the board of managers should raise $300,000 additional. The entire amount has been engaged to draw plans for renovating and completing the buildings. Work on the administration building has already begun."

New Buildings,” RERBG v. 54, n. 1377 (August 4, 1894), p. 188:

1016- 7th st, n s, 241 w 8th av, one 2-sty brk stable and sleeping room, 30 and 34x40.6, slate and tin mansard roof, iron cornice; cost, $6,500; M E Hospital, 6th st and 8th av; ar’t, J Mumford; b’rs, C Cameron and Long & Barnes.

289-297 Seventh Avenue (SE corner 7th Street)

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG April 7, 1888, p. 449:

464- 7th av, s e cor 7th st, one four-story brown stone store and dwell’g, 21x60, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $11,000; ow’r and c’r, A. G. Calder, 312 13th st; ar’t, W. M. Calder.

467- 7th av, e s, 40.8 s 7th st, three four-story brown stone flats, each 19.8x60, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $9,000; ow’r and c’r, A. G. Calder, 312 13th st; ar’t, W. M. Calder.

471- 7th av, e s, 21 s 7th st, one four-story brown stone store and flat, 19.8x60, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $9,000; ow’r and c’r, A. G. Calder, 312 13th st; ar’t, W. M. Calder.

"Building Intelligence; Apartment-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 23, no. 643 (Apr. 21, 1888): p. xiv.

– "Seventh Ave., e s, 40' 8" s Seventh St., 3 four-st’y brownstone flats, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $9,00 0; owner and contractor, A. G. Calder, 312 Thirteenth St.; architect, W. M. Calder."

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 23, no. 644 (Apr. 28, 1888): p. xvi.

– "Seventh Ave., e s, 21' s Seventh St., four-st’y brownstone store and flat, tin roof; cost, $9,000; owner and contractor, A. G. Calder, 312 Thirteenth St.; architect, W.. M. Calder."

– "Seventh Ave., s e cor., Seventh Ave., four-st’y brownstone store and dwell, tin roof; cost, $11,000; owner and contractor, A. G. Calder, 312 Thirteenth St.; architect, W.. M. Calder."

Ca. 1893 photograph of this row in the Brooklyn Public Library online collection: call no. CHUR 0224.

DOB files contain Detailed Specifications for New Buildings, dated 1888, listing A. J. Calder, architect; and William Calder, owner, in files for both 289 & 291 7th Ave.

299 Seventh Avenue

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 17, no. 474 (Jan. 24, 1885): p. 47.

– "Seventh Ave., es, 82' n Eighth St., three-st’y and basement brown-stone dwell., wood and tin roof; cost, $7,500; owner, Chas Long, 450 Ninth St.; builder, J. F. Wood."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 35, n. 878 (January 10, 1885), p. 47:

6- 7th av, e s, 82 n 8th st, one three-story and basement brown stone dwell’g, 18x45, wood and tin roof and wood and tin cornice; cost, $7,500; owner, Charles Long, 450 9th st; builder, J. F. Wood.

309-315 Seventh Avenue (SE corner 8th Street)

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

1032- 7th av, s e cor 8th st, four four-story brown stone stores and flats, two 20x70, two 25x70, tin roofs, galvanized iron cornices; total cost, $30,000; ow’rs and ar’ts, Van Tuyl & Lincoln, 166 Montague st; m’ns, Buchanan & Riley.

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

– "Seventh Av e., s e cor. Eighth St., 4 four-st’y brownstone stores and flats, tin roofs; total cost, $30,000; owners and architects, Van Tuyl & Lincoln, 166 Montegue St.; masons, Buchanan & Riley."

DOB file has a Detailed Specifications for New Building from 1888 listing Van Tuyl & Lincoln as owners.

West Side

226-232 Seventh Avenue (NW corner Fourth Street)

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

- 2444 - 7th av, w s, 21 n 4th st, four four-story brick flats, 19.9x57, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $8,000; C. B. Sheldon, 111 7th av.

- 2445 - 7th av, n w cor 4th st, one four-story brick store and flat, 21x62, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $10,000; same as last.

At the northwest corner of Seventh avenue and Fourth street Mr. C. B. Sheldon will build a four story brick dwelling with store, 21x62, for three families, to cost $10,000. Together with:

On Seventh avenue, near Fourth street, Mr. C. B. Sheldon will build four four story brick dwellings, 19.9x57, for four families in each, to cost $32,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, November 23, 1889, p.1 [article title obscured].

Could be an earlier plan; currently there are 4 matching buildings, not 5 as described here.

#230 7th Ave: Vendome Theatre, extant 1913-1915, according to Cezar Del Valle's Brooklyn Theatre Index.

246 Seventh Avenue (NW corner Fifth Street)

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG November 13, 1886, p. 1411:

1744- 7th av, n w cor 5th st, one four-story brick and brown stone store and dwell'g, 24x100, tin roof and metal cornice; cost, $25,000; ow'r and c'r, Sampson B. Oulton, 188 11th st; ar't, W. H. Wirth; m'n, J. wyeth.

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 20, no. 569 (Nov. 20, 1886): p. xi.

– "Seventh Ave., n w cor. Fifth St., four-st’y brick and brown-stone store and dwell., tin roof; cost, $25,000; owner and contractor, Samson B. Oulton, 188 Eleventh St.; architect, W. H. Wirth; mason, J. Wyeth."

On the corner of Fifth street and Seventh avenue, Mr. S. B. Oulton is building a four story brown stone front house, 24x96, for two stores and six families, to cost $25,000.  -Brooklyn Eagle, November 13, 1886, p. 2 ("Lots - Houses").

254-258 Seventh Avenue (SW corner Fifth Street)

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 71, no. 1830 (April 11, 1903): p. 752.

-527- 7th av, w s, 21 s 5th st, two 3-sty brk stores and dwellings, 19.6x55, 2 families; total cost, $10,000; A Calder, 420 8th st; ar'ts, same as last [Pohlman & Patrick, 1235 3rd av].

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 71, no. 1833 (May 2, 1903): p. IX.

-679- 7th av, s w cor 5th st, 4-sty brk stores and dwelling, 21x71, 3 families, steam heat; cost, $25,000; A G Calder, 420 3rd av; ar'ts, Pohlman and Patrick, 1235 3d av.

Seventh avenue, west side, 21 feet south of Fifth street, two three story brick, 19 1/2x55, stores and two families, tin roof; cost $10,000.  Alex Calder, owner; Pohlman & Patrick, architects. -Brooklyn Eagle, April 09, 1903, p. 20 ("Real Estate Market").

"The Real Estate Market: New Buildings," The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Apr. 29, 1903): p. 18.

– "SEVENTH AVENUE, southwest corner Fifth Street, one four story brick structure, 20' x 71', for store and four families, tin roof, cost $25,000, ______ Calder, owner; Pohlman & Patrick, architects."

Greenwood Baptist Church (NW corner Sixth Street)

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 66, no. 1690 (August 4, 1890): p. IX.

-1051- 7th av, n w cor 6th st, brick church, 136x89.9, slate roof, steam heat; cost, $65,000; Greenwood Baptist Church; ar't, A F Leicht, 21 State st, N Y.

"Building Intelligence; Advance Rumors; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 64, no. 1217 (Apr. 1, 1899): p. x.

– "The Greenwood Baptist Society has decided to purchase a site for a new church at the corner of 9th St. and 7th Ave."

"Building Intelligence; Advance Rumors; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 65, no. 1227 (Jul. 1, 1899): p. ix.

– "A plot on the corner of 6th St. and 7th Ave. Has been sold to the Greenwood Baptist Church for $30,000, and that society is soon to erect a new church."

"Building Intelligence; Churches; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 69, no. 1287 (Aug. 25, 1900): p. xii.

– "Seventh Ave., cor. 6th St., brick church, 89' 9" x 136', slate roof, steam heat; $65,000; own., Greenwood Baptist Church; arch., A. F. Leicht, 21 State St., New York City."

Historical note:

The Greenwood Baptist Church, corner Fifteenth street and Fourth avenue, will erect a school and lecture-room adjoining the church, at a cost of $10,000. -M&B vol. 19, no. 4 (Apr. 1887): p. 86 ("Building Intelligence").

274-284 Seventh Avenue (SW corner Sixth Street)

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 68, no. 1761 (December 14, 1901): p. 858.

-1915- 7th av, w s, 20.6 s 6th st, five 3-sty and cellar brk stores and dwellings, 16x55, 2 families, gravel roof; total cost, $30,000; J H Doherty and Bro, 286 Flatbush av; ar't, A S Hedman, 371 Fulton st.

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 68, no. 1762 (December 21, 1901): p. 903.

-1929- 7th av, s w cor 6th st, 3-sty and cellar store and flat, 20x70, 3 families, gravel roof, steam heat; cost, $12,000; J H Doherty and Bro, 286 Flatbush av; ar't, A S Hedman, 371 Fulton st.

Leonard Moody Real Estate Company exchanged for C. N. Howard plot 100x98 at the southwest corner of Seventh avenue and Sixth street, valued at $20,000, with J. H. Dougherty [sic - Doherty] & Bro., for 616 Sixth street, near Ninth avenue, three story and basement stone front house, 20x50x100, valued at $20,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, June 15, 1901, p. 12 ("The Real Estate Market").

Seventh Avenue and Sixth Street, southwest corner, one three story and cellar brick, 20x70, store and three families, gravel roof; cost $[12?],000. -Brooklyn Eagle, December 16, 1901, p. 18 ("Real Estate Market").

All Saints Episcopal Church (NW corner Seventh Street)

"Building Intelligence; Churches; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 36, no. 860 (Jun. 18, 1892): p. xix.

– "Seventh St., n w cor. Seventh Ave., one-st’y brick church, slate roof; cost, about $45,000; owners, the rector, warden and vestrymen of All Saints Church, Seventh Ave. and Seventh St,; architect, John Welch, 424a Halsey St."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 49, n. 1262 (May 21, 1892), p. 834:

852- 7th av, n w cor 7th st, one one-sty brick, stone and terra cotta church, 72x109, slate roof, terra cotta cornice; cost, $45,000; All Saints’ Church, on premises; ar’t, J. Welch; b’r, Mrs. Wm. Maske.

At the corner of Seventh avenue and Seventh street a one story brick church, 72x100. All Saints Church, owner; cost $45,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, May 13, 1892, p. 2 ("New Buildings and Real Estate").

Also known as: All Saints Protestant Episcopal Church. Story of an earlier expansion: Brooklyn Eagle, August 17, 1882, p. 3 ("Brisk").

294-302 Seventh Avenue (SW corner Seventh Street)

"Building Intelligence; Apartment-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 22, no. 610 (Sept. 3, 1887): p. xi.

– "Seventh Ave., n w cor. [sic - s w cor.] Seventh St., 5 four-st’y brown-stone flats, cor. with store, tin roofs; cost, each, $10,000; owners and buiders, Cozzens & Brown, 377 Fulton St.; architect, I. D. Reynolds."

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  2.         “Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG         v. 40, n. 1015 (August 27, 1887), p. 1119:
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  4.         1514- 7th av, s w cor 7th st, five four-story         brown stone flats, cor with store, 22 and 19.6x55, tin roofs, wooden         cornices; cost, each, $10,000; ow’rs and b’rs, Cozzens &         Brown, 377 Fulton st; ar’t, I. D. Reynolds.

At the southwest corner of Seventh avenue and Seventh street Messrs. Cozzens and Brown will build five four story brick dwellings, one of which will be 22x55 and the others 19.6x55, for store and three families in the corner and four families in each of the others, to cost $50,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, August 27, 1887, p. 1 ("Falling Off").

 

DOB files contain no relevant info for this block.

304-312 Seventh Avenue (NW corner Eighth Street)

"Building Intelligence; Tenement-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 20, no. 559 (Sept. 11, 1886): p. xi.

– "Seventh Ave., n w cor. Eighth St., 5 three-st’y brown stone stores and tenements, tin roofs; cost, total $23,000; owner, H. Maller, 115 Dikeman St.; architect, C. M. Detlefsen."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG September 4, 1886, p. 1115:

1280- 7th av, n w cor 8th st, five three-story brown stone stores and tenem'ts, 19.6, 20 and 21x53 and 57, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, total, $23,000; H. Maller, 115 Dikeman st; ar't, C. M. Detlefsen.

"Buildings Projected - Kings County," RERBG v. 45, no. 1146 (March 1, 1890): p. 313.

-341- 7th av, n w cor 8th st, rear, one one-story brick stable, &c., 31x22, tin roof; cost, $800; Henry C. Boshen, on premises; ar't and b'r, J. Kolle.

On Seventh avenue, corner Eighth street, Mr. H. Moller [sic - Maller?] is building five brown stone front houses, 20x53 and three stories, for two stores and two dwellings and three flats, to cost $23,000.  -Brooklyn Eagle, September 11, 1886, p. 4 ("Real Estate").

 

Oldest DOB record for this row is an 1899 alteration for 308 7th Ave. - front wall of 1st story to be taken down and show window substituted.  W. H. Wirth, architect.

314-326 Seventh Avenue (SW corner Eighth Street)

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG March 2, 1889, p. 300:

313- 7th av, s w cor 8th st, one four-story brown stone store and tenem’t, 22x62, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $8,000; Charles Nickenig, 437 9th st; ar’t, W. H. Wirth; b’r, not selected.

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 25, no. 689 (Mar. 9, 1889): p. xviii.

– "Seventh Ave., w s, 22' s Eighth St., 4 four-st’y brownstone stores and dwells., tin roofs; cost, each, $7,000; owner, Chas. Nickenig, 437 Ninth St.; architect, W. H. Wirth; builder, not selected."

– "Seventh Ave., s w cor. Eighth St., four-st’y brownstone store and tenement, tin roof; cost, $8,000; owner, Charles Nickenig, 437 Ninth St.; architect, W. H. Wirth; builder, not selected."

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

1379- 7th av, w s, 38 n 9th st, two four-story brown stone stores and tenem’ts, 20x62, tin roofs, iron cornices; cost, each, $6,000; Chas. Nickenig, 437 9th st; ar’t, W. H. Wirth.

At the southwest corner of Seventh avenue and Eighth street, Mr. Charles Neckenig [sic - Nickenig] will build a four story brick dwelling, with store, 22x62, for three families in each, to cost $8,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, March 02, 1889, p. 2 ("Houses - Lots").  Together with:

On Seventh street [sic - avenue], near Eighth avenue [sic - street], Mr. Charles Neckenig [sic - Nickenig] will build four four story brick dwellings, with stores, 20x62, for three families in each, to cost $28,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, March 02, 1889, p. 2 ("Houses - Lots").

On Seventh avenue, near Ninth street, Mr. Charles Nickenig will build two four story brick dwellings, with stores, 20x62, for four families in each, to cost $12,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, June 22, 1889, p.1 ("Real Estate").

DOB records for this row include a new buildings plan submitted Feb. 23, 1889; location: 7th Ave. w.s. 22 ft. s. of 8th St.  Owner: Chas. Nickenig; Architect: W. H. Wirth; Builder: not selected.  No. of buildings: 4; how occupied: Store + Dwelling - 3 families.

Acme Hall (NW corner Ninth Street)

Built by C. Nickenig in 1890 as social club.  Extensive history here.

"Buildings Projected - Kings County," RERBG v. 44, no. 1116 (August 3, 1889): p. 1094.

- 1693 - 7th av, n w cor 9th st, one four-story brick club house, 38.6x71, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $30,000; Chas. Nickenig, 368 11th st; ar't, J. G. Glover.

Possibly an earlier building report:

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 11, no. 334 (May 20, 1882): p. 239.

– "Ninth St., n w cor. Seventh Ave., three-st’y brick dwell.; cost, $7,000; owner, Henry Lansdell, Ninth St. and Fifth Ave."

Oldest info on file at DOB is an illuminated sign permit from 1915.