Union Street

Unknown:

"Building Intelligence; Tenement-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 67, no. 1259 (Feb. 10, 1900): p. xii.

– "Union St., near 6th Ave., 2 four-st’y brick flats, 25' x 60'; $22,000; own., Rosabella Bass, 416 Rockaway Ave."

"Building Intelligence; Stables; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 64, no. 1225 (Jun. 17, 1899): p. xii.

– "Union St., near 7th Ave., one-st’y brick stable, 22' 6" x 85', gravel roof; $2,500; own., Wm. J. Kent, 99 Garfield Pl.; arch., P. J. Egan, 711 Union St."

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 67, no. 1731 (May 18, 1901): p. IX.

-829- Union st, s s, 350 e 8th av, three 7-sty brk tenem'ts, 53x95, 14 families, steam heat; total cost, $180,000; N H Raymond, 1234 38th st; ar't, G F Roosen, 189 Montague st.

Fourth Avenue to Fifth Avenue

North Side

On Union street, near Fourth avenue, and on Sackett street, near Fourth avenue, Mr. George R. Brown will build two four story brick dwellings, with stores, 25x50, for six families in each, to cost $10,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, April 13, 1889, p. 1 ("A Long List").

"Building Intelligence; Apartment-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 30, no. 783 (Dec. 27, 1890): p. xvii.

– "Union St., n s, 150' w Fifth Ave., 3 three-st’y brick flats, tin roofs; cost, $3,500 each; owner, E. A. Wooley, on premises; architect, Robert Dixon, 219 Montague St."

673-699 Union Street

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

1587- Union st, n s, 400 e 4th av, twelve four-story brick tenem’ts, 25x50, gravel roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $4,500; George R. Brown, 26 Court st; b’rs, L. E. Brown and J. F. Kentana.

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

– "Union St., n s, 400' e Fourth Ave., 12 four-st’y brick tenements, gravel roofs; cost, each, $4,500; owner, Geo R. Brown, 26 Court St.; builders, L. E. Brown and J. F. Kentana."

"Building Intelligence; Tenement-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 25, no. 696 (Apr. 27, 1889): p. xviii.

– "Union St., n s, 75' e Fourth Ave., four-st’y brick tenement, gravel roof; cost, $5,000; owner, Geo. R. Brown, 26 Court St.; builder, J. F. Kentana; mason, L. E. Brown."

On Union street, near Fourth avenue, Mr. G. R. Brown will build twelve four story brick dwellings, 25x50, for eight families in each, to cost $54,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, September 01, 1888, p. 2 ("115 New Houses").

A new row of flats, to accomodate ninety-six families, is now complete on Union street, north side, just above Fourth avenue.  The row comprises twelve double flats and is of red brick and white pencilings, four stories in height, with flat roof, brown cornices and green blinds and plate glass windows.  Each flat contains two sleeping rooms, with front room, bathroom, and kitchen.  There are white wood trimmings and hard white walls and ceilings.  The entrances stand back from the sidewalk with single doors.  The owner and builder is George Brown.  -Brooklyn Eagle, February 02, 1889, p. 4 ("New Flats").

703-707A Union Street

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 40, n.         1022 (October 15, 1887), p. 1310:

1835- Union st, n s, 300 w 5th av, two two-and-a-half story and basement brick dwell’gs, 12.6x45, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $3,000; Thomas F. Green, 174 St. Johns pl; ar’t, W. Bennett.

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 19, no. 524 (Jan. 9, 1886): p. xv.

– "Union St., n s, 292' w Fifth Ave., 2 two-and-a-half-st’y terra-cotta and brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, each, $5,500; owner, Mrs. B. Meyers, 210 Pacific st.; achitect, W. M. Coots; mason, M. Meyers."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 37, n. 929 (January 2, 1886), p. 25:

1924- Union st, n s, 292 w 5th av, two two-and-a-half story and basement, terra cotta and brick dwell’gs, 12.6x45, tin roofs and iron cornices; cost, each, $5,500; Mrs. B. Meyers, 210 Pacific st; ar’t, W. M. Coots; m’n, M. Meyers; c’r, days work.

"Building Intelligence; Apartment-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 22, no. 618 (Oct. 29, 1887): p. xiii.

– "Union St., n s, 300' w Fifth Ave., 2 two-and-one-half-st’y brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, $3,000; owner, Thomas F. Green, 174 St. John’s Pl.; architect, W. Bennett."

On Union Street, west of Fifth avenue, by Mrs. E. Meyers, two brick houses with terra cotta fronts, 12.6x45, two and a half stories and high basement, for single residences, to cost $11,000 for the two. -Brooklyn Eagle, Jan 12, 1886, p.1 ("Busy Builders").

On the north side of Union street, west of Fifth avenue, Mrs. E. Meyers has completed two brick private residences, 12.6x45, two and a half stories and basement at a cost of $11,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, May 14, 1886, p. 1 ("Buildings").

709-711 Union Street

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG December 26, 1891, p. 841:

2274- Union st, Nos. 709 and 711, two four-story brk flats, 25 and 16x66, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $7,000; ow’r, ar’t and b’r, W. J. Conway, 3d av, cor Sackett st.

"Building Intelligence; Apartment-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 35, no. 836 (Jan. 2, 1892): p. xvi.

– "Union St. Nos. 709-711., 2 four-st’y brick flats, tin roofs; cost, $7,000 each; owner, architect and builder, W. J. Conway, Third Ave. and Sackett St."

713-717 Union Street

This row of 3 houses appears on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

Possibly [Sackett St houses built later, but by Donlon]:

“Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N.Y.,” RERBG v. 22, n. 549 (September 21, 1878), p. 785:

Union st, s s [sic – n s?], 157 w 5th av, Sackett st, n s [sic – s s?], 157 w 5th av, six (three on each street) three-story brown stone dwellings, 16.8x45; gravel roof and wood cornice; owner and builder, P. Donlon; architect, Robt. Dixon.

719-723 Union Street

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

– "Union St., n s, 99' w Fifth Ave., 3 four-st’y brick dwells., tin roofs; total cost, $16,500; owner, Thos. F. Martin, 321 Fourth Ave.; architect, W. M. Coots, 189 Montague St."

“Buildings Projected,” RERBG v. 51, n. 1318 (June 17, 1893), p. 975:

966- Union st, n s, 99 w 5th av, three four-story brk tenem’ts, 25 and 17x63, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, $6,000 and $4,500; Thomas F. Martin, 321 4th av; ar’t, W. M. Coots; b’r, day’s work.

725 Union Street - Columbia Hall

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG July 3, 1891, p. 25:

1271- Union st, n s, 69 w 5th av, one four-story brk stores and Lodge rooms, 30x85, tin roof, iron cornice; cot, $13,500; John D. Muller, 5th av, n w cor Union st.

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 33, no. 812 (Jul. 18, 1891): p. xix.

– "Union St., n s, 69' w Fifth Ave., four-st’y brick store and lodge rooms, tin roof; cost, $13,500; owner, John D. Muller, Fifth Ave. and Union St."

South Side

Unknown

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 29, n. 730 (March 11, 1882), p. 235:

Plan 142 – Union st, s s, and President st, n s, 243 e 4th av, one two-story brown stone dwell’g, 17.9x45, gravel roof, wooden cornice; cost, $4,000; owners, W. & T. Corrigan, 228 11th st; architect and carpenter, Thos. Corrigan; masons, Wm. Corrigan.

638-662 Union Street

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 17, no. 493 (Jun. 6, 1885): p. 275.

– "Union St., s s, 290' w Fifth Ave., 14 two-st’y brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, each, $5,000; owner and builder, C. Donnellon, 754 Union St.; architect, Robert Dixon."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 35, n. 898 (May 30, 1885), p. 638:

751- Union st, s s, 290 w 5th av, fourteen two-story and basement brick dwell’gs, 16x40, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $5,000; ow’r and b’r, C. Donnellon, 754 Union st; ar’t, Robert Dixon.

On Union street, between Fourth and Fifth avenues, Mr. C. Donnellon has nearly completed ten two story and high basement brick residences, 16.8x45. -Brooklyn Eagle, October 19, 1885, p. 2 ("Busy Builders").

Additional article with extensive interior description published Brooklyn Eagle, November 21, 1885, p. 1 ("More Houses").

666-674 Union Street

“Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 31, n. 796 (June 16, 1883), p. 438:

644- Union st, s s, 190 w 5th av, and President st, n s, 190 w 5th av, twelve (six on each street) two-story brick dwell’gs, 16.8x45, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $2,500; wner, E. C. Squance; 238 11th st.

676-682 Union Street

“Gossip of the Week - Brooklyn,” RERBG November 25, 1893, p. 646:

George H. Hale has sold for Daniel Doody to William Assip, the plot with building, 100x190, on the south side of Union street, running through to President street, known as the Fifth Avenue Casino, for $30,000.

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

William Assip will erect four five-story brick and stone-trimmed double flats, 25x60 feet each, on a plot on the south side of Union street, 95 feet west of 5th avenue.

“Buildings Projected,” RERBG December 2, 1893, p. 707:

1559- Union st, s s, 92 w 5th av, four 5-sty brk stores and apartment houses, 25x56, gravel roofs, wooden or iron cornices; cost, $40,000; ow’r and b’r, William Assip, 224 6th av; ar’t, W M Coots.

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 42, no. 938 (Dec. 16, 1893): p. xiv.

– "Union St., s s, 92' w Fifth Ave., 4 five-st’y brick stores and dwells., cement and gravel roofs; cost, $40,000; owner and builder, Wm. Assip, 224 Sixth Ave.; architect, W. M. Coots, 189 Montague St."

George H. Hale has sold for Daniel Doody to William Assip the old Fifth Avenue Casino plot, 100x190, on the south side of Union Street, extending to President Street, for $30,000. Mr. Assip will build four five-story brick, stone trimmed flats on the Union Street side, each 25 feet front. -New York Times, November 26, 1893, p. 15 ("Brooklyn Realty Matters").

Four brick apartment houses, south side of Union Street, 92 feet west of Fifth Avenue, each 25x56 feet, five stories; William Assip, 225 Sixth Avenue, owner; $40,000. -New York Times, November 30, 1893, p. 3 ("Brooklyn Realty Matters"). Corresponding entry for President St.; replaces old Fifth Avenue Casino site.

On Union Street, near Fifth Avenue, four five story brick dwellings, 25x56, eight families and two stores in each. William Assip, owner; cost $40,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, December 01, 1893, p. 7 ("New Buildings and Real Estate").

The old Fifth Avenue Casino site extended through the block, from Union Street to President Street, with a main entrance on Fifth Avenue:

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 17, no. 482 (Mar. 21, 1885): p. 143.

– "Union St., s s, 80' w Fifth Ave., one-st’y brick rink, felt and sand roof; cost, $15,000; owner, John Devlin, Fulton St.; architect, E. F. Gaylor; builders, F. & J. Kelly and Jno. Fallon."

Fifth Avenue to Sixth Avenue

North Side

743-747 Union Street

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

– "Union St., n s, 80' e Fifth Ave., 3 four-st’y brown-stone flats, tin roofs; cost, each, $9,750; owner, William Irvine, 395 Ninth St.; architect, Jno. C. Burne, New York; masons, Buchanan & Reilly; contractor, W. J. Conway."

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

608- Union st, n s, 80 e 5th av, three four-story brown stone flats, each 20x60, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $9,750; William Irvine, 395 9th st; ar’t, Jno. C. Burne, New         York; m’ns, Buchanan & Riley; c’r, W. J. Conway.

On the north side of Union street, east of Fifth avenue, Mr. william Jovine[sic - Irwin] is about to build three brown stone front four story houses, for four families each.  They will be 20x60, and the cost of the three will be $29,250.  Mr. J. C. Brown is the architect, Messrs. Buchanan and Riley are the masons and Mr. W. J. Conway the carpenter.  The first floor flats contain six rooms and a bathroom; the other flats have seven rooms and bath. -Brooklyn Eagle, April 23, 1886, p.1 ("A Check").

DOB folders: New Buildings application not found; but there are Alts in 1895 and 1889.

749-751 Union Street

"Out Among the Builders - Brooklyn," RERBG vol. 44, no. 1120 (August 31, 1889): p. 1186.

John C. Burne has plans for two four-story stone front flats to be built on the north side of Union street, 120 feet east of 5th avenue, for Wm. Irvine at a cost of $60,000.  The buildings will be 30x60 feet, with extensions of 24x18 each in size.

"Buildings Projected - Kings County," RERBG vol. 44, no. 1122 (September 14, 1889): p. 1254.

- 1973 - Union st, n s, 130 e 5th av, two four-story brown stone flats, 30 and 24x77, tin roofs and iron cornices; cost, each, $14,000; William Irvine, 92 Fulton st; ar't, J. C. Burne; b'r, not selected.

On Union street, near Fifth avenue, Mr. William Irvine will build two four story brick dwellings, 30x77, for eight families in each, to cost $14,000.  -Brooklyn Eagle, September 14, 1889, p. 1 ("A Slack Week").

DOB folders reference “N.B. #771, 1889” but New Building application not found.

753-759 Union Street

This row of 6 houses appears on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

DOB folders contain New Building application #80, Feb. 11, 1876, for six 1-family dwellings; owner, Thomas Welwood, 15 ?; architect, M G Moril [sic – M. J. Morrill?], 359 Fulton; mason, Peter Donlon, MacKinnon st.

761-765 Union Street

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG October 16, 1886, p. 1288:

1570- Union st, n s, 350 w 6th av, four three-story and basement dwell'gs, 18.9x42, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $7,000; Thomas F. Green, 174 St. Johns pl; ar't, W. H. Bennett.

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 20, no. 565 (Oct. 23, 1886): p. xi.

– "Union St., n s, 350' w Sixth Ave., 4 three-story dwells., tin roofs; cost, each, $7,000; owner, Thos. F. Green, 174 St. John’s Pl.; architect, W. H. Bennett."

DOB folders: New Building application not found.

767-769 Union Street

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

-498- Union st, n s, 292 w 6th av, two 4-sty brk flats, 25x61, 8 families, steam heat; total cost, $28,000; J E Ryerson, 1339 52nd st; ar't, T Bennett, 198 53rd st.

DOB folders contain New Buildings application 498, April 4, 1901, for two 8-family dwellings; owner/builder, Jonathan E. Ryerson, 1339 52nd St.; architect, Thomas Bennett, 198 53rd St.

771-773 Union Street

DOB folders: New Buildings application not found.

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

874- Union st, n s, 242 w 6th av, six three-story and basement brown stone dwell’gs, each, 16.8x46, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $6,000; John H. Bowne, 548 Prospect pl; ar’t, Frank K. Irving; c’rs, S. C. and J. H. Bowne. [only 3 of 6 built?]

775-779 Union Street

"New Houses," BRERIP v. 1, n. 22 (Apr. 26, 1884), p.11.

-445- Union st, n s 167 w 6th av, four two-story and basement brown stone dwellings, 18.9x45, flat tin roof, wooden cornices, cost $5000 ea; owner and builder, Thos F Green, 195 6th av.

“Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 33, n. 840 (April 19, 1884), p. 426:

445- Union st, n s, 167 w 6th av, four two-story and basement brown stone dwell’gs, 18.9x45, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $5,000; owner, &c., Thomas F Green, 195 6th av.

DOB folders: New Buildings application not found.

781-785 Union Street

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 13, no. 384 (May 5, 1883): p. 215.

– "Union St., n s, 92' w Sixth Ave., 3 four-st’y brick double flats, tin roofs; cost, each, $12,000; owner, architect and builder, Thos. Green, 195 Sixth Ave."

“Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 31, n. 789 (April 28, 1883), p. 304:

408- Union st, n s, 92 w 6th av, three four-story brick and brown stone tenem’ts, 25x54, extens. 12x12, tin roof, wooden cornices; cost, each, $12,000; owner and builder, T. Green, 195 6th av.

Three four story brick dwellings, 25x54 each, on Union street, near Sixth avenue. -Brooklyn Eagle, April 27, 1883, p. 4 ("Municipal").

...and Thomas Green, erecting three brick buildings on the north side of Union street, 92 feet west of Sixth avenue, were the others who were caught using pale brick, and were duly notified to cease. -Brooklyn Eagle, May 26, 1883, p. 4 ("Municipal").

DOB folders: New Building application not found.

South Side

706-710 Union Street

[Originally a row of 6; the 3 buildings closest to 5th Ave have been demolished.]

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG August 25, 1888, p. 1057:

1546- Union st, s s, 72 e 5th av, six four-story brown stone apartment houses, each 20x62, tin roofs, galvanized iron cornices; total cost, $48,000; ow’r and b’r, Wm. Brown, 384 7th av; ar’t, W. M. Coots.

"Building Intelligence; Apartment-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 24, no. 662 (Sept. 1, 1888): p. xiv.

– "Union St., s s, 72' e Fifth Ave., 6 four-st’y brownstone apartments, tin roofs; total cost, $48,000; owner and builder, Wm. Brown, 384 Seventh Ave.; architect, W. M. Coots."

On Union street, near Fifth avenue, Mr. William Brown will build six four story brick dwellings, 20x62, for four families in each, to cost $48,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, August 25, 1888, p. 1 ("City Growth").

Six elegant flats stand nearly complete on Union street, near Fifth avenue, south side.  They are built of New Jersey brown stone, 18.9 feet by 60, four stories in height, with swell fronts, smooth projection in the center and narrower projections between and at either end, giving the row an appearance of unity.  Elaborate carvings are cut over the first story, with rough stone work at the base and between the stories.  There are plate glass windows.  The roof contains a high galvanized cornice heavily figured in bas relief, with turrets on either end and flag pole in the center, the design being the only one in the city.  Each floor contains one flat, with four sleeping rooms, a parlor, diningroom, bathroom and kitchen.  There are chandeliers, open fireplaces, dumb waiter, closets, etc.  The woodwork is in white wood, with hard white walls and ceilings.  A stairway ascends from the center of the hall, lighted by windows front and rear.  There are also a private hallway and light and ventilating shafts.  The basement has a connecting corridor running through the entire row.  The owner and builder is William Brown.  -Brooklyn Eagle, February 02, 1889, p. 4 ("New Flats: Increasing Demand for Apartment Houses").

Three easternmost remain of an original row of six buildings.  Note the truncated lettering between first and second floors at #706.

712-714 Union Street

“Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N.Y.”, RERBG v. 21, n. 535 (June 15, 1878), p. 530:

President st, n s, 192 e 5th av, three three-story brown stone dwellings, 16.8x40; gravel roof and iron cornice; owner and architect, S. W. Styles; builder, not selected.

Union st, s s, 192 e 5th av, three three-story brown stone dwellings, 16.8x40; gravel roof and iron cornice; owner and architect, S. W. Styles; builder, not selected.

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn, N.Y.," M&B vol. 10, no 7 (July 1878): p. 152:

– "North side President st, 192 ft east 5th av, three 3-story brown stone dwellings; architect, S. W. Styles"

– "South side Union st, 192 ft east 5th av, three 3-story brown stone dwellings; architect, S. W. Styles"

Matching row of three through the block on President Street.

 

Both rows appear on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

716-724 Union Street

The enterprising Corrigan Brothers have just added to their long list of elegant buildings seven two story and basement brown stone fronts on Union street, between Fifth and Sixth avenues, and seven more on President street. The latter are not yet finished, but those on Union street are ready for occupancy, and Mr. Thomas Corrigan has moved into one of them with his family.  These buildings were commenced last May, and are complete in all their appointments.  Each house contains ten rooms, and each room is fitted up with gas fixtures of neat and novel design.  Mr. Corrigan sold one of his houses in President street for $7,000... -Brooklyn Eagle, November 07, 1882, p. 1 ("Homes").

Matching row of seven through the block on President Street.

726-734 Union Street

“Buildings. Projected. Brooklyn,” RERBG v. 18, n. 443 (September 9, 1876), p. 678:

Union st, s s, 217 w 6th av, seven two-story brown stone dwellings, 18x40; cost, $3,500 [each]; owner, John Rose, 43 Lynch st; builder, Geo. Rose.

This row of 7 houses appears on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

736-738 Union Street

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG December 25, 1886, p. 1605:

1959- Union st, s s, 167 w 6th av, three three-story and basement brick and brown stone dwellings, 16.8x45, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $6,500; ow'r and ar't, Van Tuyl and Lincoln, 315 9th st; b'r, not selected.

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 21, no. 576 (Jan. 8, 1887): p. xii.

– "Union St., s s, 167' w Sixth Ave., 3 three-st’y brick and brown-stone dwells., tin roofs; cost, each $6,500; owners and architects, Van Tuyl & Lincoln, 315 Ninth St.; builder, not selected."

On Union street, near Sixth avenue, Van Targle & Lincoln, are building three three story and basement brick dwellings, 16.8x45, for one family each, at a cost of $19,500. -Brooklyn Eagle, December 26, 1886, p. 12 ("Activity in Real Estate").

Addition to #738:

"Building Intelligence; Alterations; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 22, no. 607 (Aug. 13, 1887): p. xii.

– "Union St., s s,167' w Sixth Ave., addition; cost, $4,000; owners, architect and contractors, Van Tuyl & Lincoln, 385 Eighth St.; builders, Kelly & McColter."

740-754 Union Street (SW corner Sixth Avenue)

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 40, n. 1015 (August 27, 1887), p. 1119:

1508- Union st, s s, 41 w 6th av, eight two-and-one-half story and basement sandstone dwell’gs, 18x45, tin roof, tin cornice; cost, each, ____; W. C. Bush, 104 St Marks av; ar’t, R. Dixon.

1509- Union st, s w cor 6th av, one four-story sandstone store and tenem’t, 23x66, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $10,000; ow’r and ar’t, same as last.

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

– "Union St., s w cor. Sixth Ave., four-st’y sandstone store and tenement, tin roof; cost, $10,000; owner and contractor, Gottlisbin Setzer, Humboldt St. cor. Moore St.; architect, E. Schrempf; mason, P. Gross." [contradicted by Eagle citation below?]

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 22, no. 611 (Sept. 10, 1887): p. xii.

– "Union St., s s, 41' w Sixth Ave., 8 two-and-a-half-st’y and basement sand-stone dwells., tin roofs; owner, W. C. Bush, 104 St. Mark’s Ave.; architect, R. Dixon."

A permit to W. C. Bush to erect eight two story and basement brown stone front dwellings, 18x45 each on Union street, near Sixth avenue, and a four story brown stone front dwelling, 23x40, adjoining.  Total cost, $54,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, August 20, 1887, p. 4 ("More New Buildings").

Eight new brown stone houses, with flat, on the southwest corner, with store underneath, are just completed at Nos. 740 to 754 Union street, between Fifth and Sixth avenues.  These houses are two stories and basement (three stories in the rear), with flat roofs.  The parlors and front doors are in mahogany.  The second floor contains two sleeping rooms, alcove of the same, also bath room.  The upper floor contains four sleeping apartments, large closets, improved sanitary plumbing, with white walls and ceilings, double newel banisters, and outer vestibule tiled.  No. 754, the first of the row, intended for the residence of the owner, and similar in structure to the rest, is beautifully decorated.  The back parlor is in gilt and light paper, with the ceiling in cream and pink, and border frescoed and papered.  The back parlor is in cartridge paper, red terra cotta, with 18 inch frieze figured, and ceiling frescoed in gold design, open tiled fireplace, brass andirons, fender, etc.  The hall is in bronzed paper and light ceiling.  The second floor front room is done in French paper, with ceiling in very light cream, frescoed and papered, and open tiled fireplace.  The rear room is in blue and flowers, with ceiling in cream and light border, sliding doors, etc.  The bathroom is in tiled paper, with ceiling tinted.  The basement dining room is in oak, with cartridge paper, light, with hard wood mantel, buffet and open fireplace.  The kitchen is in the rear.

The flat on the corner is 23x66, with brown stone front and brick side and entrance on Sixth avenue.  Each suit contains nine large rooms, parlor, bathroom, kitchen, etc., all lighted by windows.  The wood work is of cherry, with white walls and ceilings.  There are electric bells, etc.  Days' work marks the entire property.  The store opening on Union street is beautifully decorated in light and yellow.  The owner and builder is Wesley C. Bush.  -Brooklyn Eagle, May 08, 1888, p.1 ("The Court End").

Wesley C. Bush was Building Commissioner - Brooklyn Eagle, July 09, 1897, p.12 ("Real Estate Market").

Sixth Avenue to Seventh Avenue

North Side

799-809 Union Street

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 44, no. 958 (May 5, 1894): p. 4.

– "Union St., n s, 80' e Sixth Ave., 6 four-st’y brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, $7,000 each; owner, Louis Bonnert, on premises; architect, Robt. Dixon, 219 Montague St."

“New Buildings,” RERBG v. 53, n. 1357 (March 17, 1894), p. 439:

239- Union st, n s, 80 e 6th av, six 4-sty brk apartment houses, 20x62, tin roofs, iron cornices; cost, $7,000 each; Louis Bonert, on premises; ar’t, R Dixon.

Mr. John Pullman has sold for Louis Bonert, at $12,000 each, the six four-story brick and brownstone flats, 799 to 809 Union Street, Brooklyn, 20x60x90 each. -New York Times, December 1, 1894, p. 15 ("Brooklyn Realty Matters").

Mr. Pullman named the following transactions as of the last ten days: 799, 801, 803, 805, 807, and 809 Union street, six four story buff brick and brown stone flats, 20x60x90 each, to five different buyers, price for each $12,000.  Those houses have just been completed by Louis Bonert, the builder.  -Brooklyn Eagle, November 30, 1894, p. 9 ("Real Estate Market").

DOB files: NB app not found, but folders for all lots cite: NB no. 90, 1894, see lot #73 [799 Union Street].

811 Union Street

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 66, no. 1705 (November 17, 1900): p. 691.

-1663- Union st, n s, 192.4 e 6th av, 2-sty automobile stable, 40x70, gravel roof; cost, $3,750; F & G Schwartz, 112 Berkeley pl; ar't, P B Marryatt, 17 St Marks pl.

DOB folder contains NB app #1663, Nov. 15, 1900, for one automobile stable; owner, Fred & Gus Schwartz; architect, P. B. Maryatt; builder, Patrick J. Eagan.

815-817 Union Street

“Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N.Y.,” RERBG v. 20, n. 510 (December 22, 1877), p. 1000:

Union st, n s, 272.6 e 6th av, one two-story brown stone dwelling; owner, M. L. Vreeland, New Jersey; architect, M. J. Morrill; builders, G. E. Wickham and S. B. Vreeland.

“Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N.Y.,” RERBG v. 21, n. 514 (Jaunary 19, 1878), p. 61:

Union st, n s, 252e 6th av, one two-story brown stone dwelling, 20x45; owner, M. L. Vreeland, New Jersey; architect, M. J. Morrell; builders, G. E. Wickham and S. B. Vreeland.

Union st, n s, 272.6 e 6th av, 2 story brown stone dwelling; architect M. J. Morrill; builders, G. E. Wickham amd S. B. Vreeland; Manufacturer & Builder; vol. 10, no 1 (Jan. 1878): p. 8 ("Building Intelligence; Brooklyn, N.Y.").

Union st, n s, 252 e 6th av, 2-story brown stone dwelling, 20 x 45; architect M. J. Morrill; builders, G. E. Wickham and S. B. Vreeland; Manufacturer & Builder; vol. 10, no 2 (Feb. 1878): p. 82 ("Building Intelligence; Brooklyn, N.Y.")

 

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

DOB folder for #817 contains NB app #2690(280), Dec. 15th, 1877, for one 1-family dwelling; owner, M. L. Vreeland, New Jersey; architect, M. J. Morrill, Fulton St.; mason, Geo. E. Wickham, 344 Court St; carpenter, S. B. Vreeland, 344 Court St.

DOB folder for #815 contains NB app 12(7), Jan. 11th, 1878, for one 1-family dwelling; details same as above.

819 Union Street

DOB folder contains NB app #1625(63), Oct. 14, 1876, for one dwelling; [details v. indistinct] owner, Vreeland; architect, Sam'l Curtiss; builder, Vreeland.

“Buildings. Projected. Brooklyn,” RERBG v. 18, n. 449 (October 21, 1876), p. 794:

Union st, n s, 290.6 e 6th av, one three story brown stone dwelling, 20x45; owner and builder, Samuel B. Vreeland, 242 Harrison st; architect, Saml. Curtiss.

“Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N.Y.,” RERBG July 10, 1886, p. 909:

943- Union st, n s, 292.6 e 6th av, one three-story and basement brick dwell'g, 20x40, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $5,500; Mr. Cavanaugh, 367 President st; ar't, R. Dixon. [not built?]

821-821A Union Street

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 30, no. 782 (Dec. 27, 1890): p. xviii.

– "Union St., n s, 312' 6" e Sixth Ave., 2 four-st’y brick dwells., tin roofs; total cost, $11,000; owner, D. Buckley, 39 Stirling Pl.; architect, W. M. Coots, 26 Court St."

"Buildings Projected - Kings County," RERBG v. 46, no. 1182 (November 8, 1890): p. 638.

-2213- Union st, n s, 312.6 e 6th av, two four-story brk apartment houses, 22 and 22.6x63, tin roofs, iron cornices; total cost, $11,000; D. Buckley, 39 Sterling pl; ar't, W. M. Coots; m'n, J. Donahue; c'r, day's work.

DOB folders: NB application not found; but folder cover indicates they were built together following NB #740 from 1890.

In 1962, Ellwood Griest, treasurer of the Greater New York Conference of Peace Groups was living in #821A Union Street (NY Times, April 22, 1962: “Pacifism Finds New Adherents in Shadow of Nuclear Warfare”).

823 Union Street

“Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N. Y.,” RERBG v. 22, n. 541 (July 27, 1878), p. 641:

Union st, 357 from 6th av, one three-story brown stone dwelling, 20x45; tin roof and wood cornice; owner, Eugene Douglas, 4th av; architect, J. Turner; builders, Williams and J. Turner.

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

DOB folder contains New Building application 525(264), July 22, 1878, for one 1-family dwelling; owner, Eugene Douglas, 4 Avenue; architect, Joseph Turner, 227 13th Street; mason, Williams; carpenter, Joseph Turner.

825-831 Union Street

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 13, no. 386 (May 19, 1883): p. 239.

– "Union St., n s, 253' w Seventh Ave., 2 four-st’y brownstone front tenements, gravel roofs; cost, each, $6,000; owner, G. W. Brown, 728 Fulton St.; builder, L. E. Brown."

Union street, north side, 253 feet west of Seventh avenue, two four story brown stone dwellings, 20x58. -Brooklyn Eagle, May 12, 1883, p. 6 ("Municipal").

“Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 31, n. 791 (May 12, 1883), p. 349:

464- Union st, n s, 253 w 7th av, two four-story brown stone tenem’ts, 20x58, gravel roof, wooden cornice; cost, each, $6,000; owner, G. W. Brown, 728 Fulton st; builder, L. E. Brown.

 "Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 13, no. 390 (Jun. 5, 1883): p. 287.

– "Union St., n s, 293 w Seventh Ave., 2 four-st’y brownstone front tenements, gravel roofs; cost, each, $6,000; owner, Geo. M. Brown, 728 Fulton St.; builder, L. E. Brown."

Union street, north side, 293 feet west of Seventh avenue, two four story brown stone dwellings, 20x58. -Brooklyn Eagle, June 09, 1883, p. 4 ("Municipal").

“Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 31, n. 795 (June 9, 1883), p. 421:

577- Union st, n s, 293 w 7th av, two four-story brown stone tenem’ts, 20x58, gravel roof, wooden cornice; cost, each, $6,000; owner, George W. Brown, 728 Fulton st; builder, L. E. Brown.

DOB folders: no NB applications found.

833-835 Union Street

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

- 692 - Union st, n s, 200 w 7th av, two two-story brick stables, 23x80, gravel roofs, iron cornices; cost, each, $7,000; George P. Tangeman and L. B. Jones, 3 Park Row, New York; ar't, C. Werner; b'r, W. J. Conway.

DOB folder for 835 Union St. contains NB application 674, July 23, 1889, for 2 2-story stables; owner, George P. Tangeman and L. B. Jones, 3 Park Row, N.Y.; architect, Charles Werner, Garfield Building; mason/carpenter, W. J. Conway, 711 Union St.

837-839 Union Street

DOB folder: 1918 Alt indicates that the owner was Academy Garage. No NB app found.

845 Union Street

[formerly:]

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

– "Union St., n s, 140' w Seventh Ave., two-st’y brick stable and dwell., tin roof; cost, $5,500; owner, Oscar G. Rafferty, 835 President St.; builder, W. J. Conway."

DOB files contain the 1888 NB application; also a 1928 demolition building for 2 buildings on the site. Also contains NB application 12946, Sept. 29, 1928 for 6-story public garage; owner, Sherwood Holding Co., c/o Al Norek, 66 Court St.; architect, Henry J. Nurick, 44 Court St. An amendment dated Dec. 5th, 1928, moved the building to 100' west of 7th Ave., and enlarged the frontage to 60'.

847 Union Street

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG April 26, 1890, p. 631:

845- Union st, n s, 65 w 7th av, one one and two-story brick store, 35x49.6, tin roof, stone cornice; cost, $10,000; Henry Niemetz, on premises; ar’t, Charles T. Mott; b’r, J. Koble.

Niemetz also owned & built the corner building.

South Side

Unknown

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 39, n. 992 (March 19, 1887), p. 388:

387- Union st, s s, 2?? W 7th av, one two-story brick stable, 20x90, gravel roof, wooden cornice; cost, $250; T. McCarty, on premises; ar’t and b’r, W. J. Conway.

754 Union Street (SE corner Sixth Avenue)

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG February 23, 1889, p. 266:

291- Union st, s e cor 6th av, one four-story brick store and tenement, 20.6x60, gravel roof, iron cornice; cost, $15,000; ow’r and ar’t, same as last [James A. Bills, 299 Evergreen Ave.; architect, F. B. Langston].

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

– "Union St., s e cor. Sixth Ave., four-st’y brick store and tenement, gravel roof; cost, $15,000; owner, James A. Bills, 299 Evergreen Ave.; architect, F. B. Langston."

A new brown stone flat, with store, 20.6x60, is being built on the southeast corner of Sixth avenue and Union street.  It will be four stories in height and will contain three suits of rooms, one on each of the upper floors, with three sleeping rooms, parlor, diningroom, bathroom and kitchen.  The depth will extend along Sixth avenue.  -Brooklyn Eagle, March 24, 1889, p. 12 ("Flats and Other Houses: New Homes for the People of Brooklyn").

[listing continues to describe the building directly behind this one on President Street, and adjacent houses, concluding:]

Owner: James A. Bills; architect, F. B. Langston.

Matching building through the block on President Street.

Unexecuted?:

"New Houses," BRERIP v. 1, n. 26 (May 24, 1884), p.9.

-611- Union st, s e cor 6th av, one four-story brown stone store and dwelling, 20x60, flat tin roof, wooden cornices, cost $8000; owner and builder, E L Donnellon, President st near Henry; architect Robt Dixon.

756-760 Union Street

"New Houses," BRERIP v. 1, n. 21 (Apr. 19, 1884), p.9.

-430- Union st s s, 20 w[sic - e?] 6th ave, four three story and basement brown stone dwellings, 18x45, flat tin roof, wooden cornices, cost $8000 ea; owner and builder E L Donnellon President st near Hoyt st, architect Robt Dixon.

“Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 33, n. 840 (April 19, 1884), p. 425:

430- Union st, s s, 20 w[sic – e?] 6th av, four three-story and basement brown stone dwell’gs, 18x45, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $8,000; owner and builder, E. L. Donnellon, President st, near Henry st; architect, Rob’t Dixon.

"Busy Builders," BRERIP v. 1, n. 30 (June 21, 1884), p. 2.

Donnellon, E. L., is building four first-class dwellings on Union st, near 6th av. They are 3 story and basement brown stone, 18x45, and will, when finished, cost about $8,000 ea. The walls are now up, and inside work has begun. This section of the city has taken a decided start within the last year or two, and providing the price of lots can be kept within bounds, the whole section will be rapidly built up with first-class dwellings like these. Robert Dixon is the architect.

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

Mr C E Donnellon is building four very handsome 3-story and basement brown stone front dwellings, on s s of Union st, 20 ft east of 6th av. They are 18x50, and much the same as the average house of this style. These houses are well located in a very fine part of the city; they will be complete in all modern improvements and should sell readily Mr Donnellon values his houses at $13,000.

762-766 Union Street

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 44, no. 965 (Jun. 23, 1894): p. xi.

– "Union St., s s, 92' 6" e 6th Ave., 3 four-st’y brick dwells., tin roofs, 20' 9" x 63'; $8,000 each; own., arch. and bld., Thos. J. Smith, 458 Eleventh St."

“New Buildings,” RERBG v. 53, n. 1368 (June 2, 1894), p. 916:

709- Union st, s s, 92.6 e 6th av, three 4-sty brk and brownstone tenem’ts, 20.9x63, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $8,000; ow’r, ar’t and b’r, Thos J Smith, 458 11th st.

710- President st, n s, 92.6 e 7th[sic] av, three 4-sty brk and brownstone dwell’gs, 20.9x63, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $8,000; ow’r, ar’t, and b’r, same as last.

“Builders - Brooklyn,” RERBG June 9, 1894, p. 953:

Thomas J. Smith is making preparations to erect three four-story brick flats, 20.9x63 feet each, on the south side of Union street, 92 feet east of 6th avenue, and three four-story brick flats, 20.9x63 feet each, on the north side of President street, 92 feet east of 6th avenue.  They will contain all improvements, dumb-waiters, electric bells, tiled vestibules, etc., and cost $8,000 each.

Union Street, south side, 92 feet east of Sixth Avenue, three four story brick apartment houses, 20.9x63, tin roof, for four families each; cost $8,000 each. Thomas J. Smith, owner and builder. Source: Brooklyn Eagle, June 02, 1894, p. 4 ("Real Estate Market").

Matching row through the block on President Street.

Smith bought the 3 lots for $9,000. -NYTimes, June 10, 1894, p.10 ("Brooklyn Realty Matters").

768-770 Union Street

“Projected Buildings – Borough of Brooklyn – Tenements,” RERBG April 16, 1910, p. 454:

Union st, s s, 154.9 e 6th av, two 4-sty brk tenements, 31.1x66.6, tin roof, 8 families each; total cost, $4,000[sic]; owner, Joseph H. McGowan, 493 8th av; architects, Eisenla & Carlson, 3d av and 51st st. Plan No. 2279.

772-774 Union Street

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 65, no. 1662 (January 20, 1900): p. 136.

-60- Union st, s s, 217 e 6th av, two 4-sty brk flats, 27.6x75, 12 families, gravel and tin roofs, galvanized iron cornices; total cost, $20,000; Jacob Sherich, 315 Myrtle av; ar't, Robert Dixon, 213 Montague st.

"Building Intelligence; Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 44, no. 955 (Apr. 14, 1894): p. xx.– "Union St., s s, 217' e Sixth Ave., 2 four-st’y brick dwells., tin roofs; cost, $10,000 each; owner, C. E. Donnellon, 207 Montague St.; architect, Robt. Dixon, 219 Montague St."

"Building Intelligence; Apartment-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 46, no. 992 (Dec. 29, 1894): p. xix.

– "Union St., s s, 217' w [sic - e] 6th Ave., 2 four-st’y brick flats, 31' 6" x 68', tin roofs; $10,000 each; own. and bld., Joseph Q. Weber, 463 Seventeenth St.; arch., W. M. Coots, 189 Montague St."

“New Buildings,” RERBG v. 54, n. 1394 (December 1, 1894), p. 829:

1792- Union st, s s, 217 e 6th av, two 4-sty brk dwell’gs, 31.6x68, tin roofs, galvanized iron cornices; cost, $10,000 each; ow’r and b’r, Joseph L Weber, 463 17th st.

“New Buildings,” RERBG v. 53, n. 1357 (March 17, 1894), p. 440:

251- Union st, s s, 217 e 6th av, two 4-sty brk apartment houses, 29.4 and 26.4x73, tin roofs, iron cornices; cost, $10,000 each; C E Donnellon, 207 Montague st; ar’t, R Dixon.

Union Street, south side, 217 feet east of Sixth Avenue, two four story brick flats, for eight families each, 31.6x95, $10,000 each, Joseph Q. Weber, 463 Seventeenth Street, owner. -New York Times, December 1, 1894, p. 15 ("Brooklyn Realty Matters").

780 Union Street (PSFC, paired buildings)

"Buildings Projected - Kings County," RERBG vol. 44, no. 1135 (Dec. 14, 1889): p. 1689.

- 2570 - Union st, s s, 328.6 e 6th av, two one and two-story brick stables, 22x90 and 45, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $2,500; John McCarty and Robt. Pinkerton, on premises; b'r, J. F. Nelson.

784 Union Street (PSFC, former Cline’s)

“Out Among the Builders - Brooklyn,” RERBG December 10, 1892, p. 769:

From plans prepared by John J. Petit, James and John H. Hanan will build a stable, 40x92 feet, on the south side of Union street, near 7th avenue.  It will be of yellow brick and terra cotta, and cost $12,000.

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG December 31, 1892, p. 894:

2211- Union st, s s, 302.6 w 7th av, one two-story brk stable, 40x58, tin roof, iron cornices; cost, $11,000; James and John H. Hanan(?), Centre st and White st, New York; ar’t, J. J. Ritch; b’r, A. P. Blixt.

788 Union Street (Firehouse)

“Projected Buildings,” RERBG September 15, 1906, p. 324:

2791- Union st, s s, 277.6 w 7th av, 3-sty brk fire engine house, 25x76; cost, $39,000; ow'r and ar't, same as No 2784 [City of N Y Fire Department, 157 East 67th st, N Y; ar't, W E Parfitt, 26 Court st].

788A Union Street

“Buildings Projected,” RERBG September 2, 1893, p. 283:

Plan 1246- Union st, s s, 257.6 w 7th av, one two-story brk stable, 20x61, tin roof, brk and stone cornice; cost, $4,700; Charles H. Fletcher, 77 Murray st, N.Y.; ar’t, E. A. Rogers; b’rs, J. Anderson’s Sons and H. J. Brown.

"Building Intelligence; Stables; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 41, no. 924 (Sept. 9, 1893): p. xv.

– "Union St., s s, 257' 6" w Seventh Ave., two-st’y brick stable, tin roof; cost, $4,700; owner, Chas. H. Fletcher, 77 Murray St. , New York; architect, E. A. Rogers, 221 West One Hundred and Fifteenth St., New York."

792 Union Street

"New Buildings," RERBG v. 59, no. 1525 (June 5, 1897): p. 1000.

-892- Union st, s s, 210 w 7th av, 2-sty brk stable, 25x92; cost, $4,500; W Bouan, s e cor Vanderbilt av, and Park pl; ar't, G F Pelham, 503 5th av, New York; b'r, not selected.

794 Union Street

"New Buildings," RERBG v. 60, no. 1529 (July 3, 1897): p. 40.

-1011- Union st, s s, 167 1/2 w 7th av, 3-sty frame stable, 42 1/2 x 92, gravel roof; cost, $15,000; P Blaney, 165 Pacific st; ar't, A W Ross, 16 E 23d st, N Y; b'r, T B Rutan, 5 Court sq.

Seventh Avenue to Eighth Avenue

South Side

810-816 Union Street (SE corner Seventh Avenue)

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 17, no. 486 (Apr. 18, 1885): p. 191.

– "Union St., s e cor. Seventh Ave., and President St., n e cor. Seventh Ave., 8 three-st’y brown-stone dwells., metal roofs; cost, each, $10,000; owner, architect and builder, Wm. Flanagan, 46 Berkeley Pl."

“Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 35, n. 891 (April 11, 1885), p. 414:

436- Union st, s e cor 7th av and President st, n e cor 7th av, eight (four on each street) three-story and basement brown stone dwell’gs, metal roof, wooden cornice; cost, each, $10,000; ow’r, ar’t and b’r, William Flanagan, 46 Berkeley pl.

On [Union Street], corner Seventh avenue, Mr. William Flanagan has just completed four splendid houses.  [extensive description] -Brooklyn Eagle, October 01, 1885, p. 2, "New Buildings".

Eighth Avenue to Prospect Park West

South Side

886 Union Street

“Projected Buildings,” RERBG June 10, 1905, p. 691:

1539- Union st, s s, 150 e 8th av, 4-sty brk tenement, 16.4x83, 5 families; cost, $14,000; C A Young, 24 Bay 20th st; ar't, S B Ugdon & Co, 964 Lexington av, N. Y.

904 Union Street

“Projected Buildings,” RERBG June 10, 1905, p. 691:

1528- Union st, s s, 350 e 8th av, 4-sty brk boarding-house, 25x78; cost, $18,000; H C Munday, 236 Warren st; ar't, H Wolfersberger, Grant av, Woodhaven, L I.

910 Union Street

Built 1912 as an Elks Club, according to the developer who proposes to construct an addition atop the building.

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 74, no. 1905 (September 17, 1904): p. 615.

-2050- Union st, s s, 450 e 8th av, 2-sty brk club house, 59x84, steam heat; cost, $50,000; Germania Club, 120 Schermerhorn st; ar'ts, Palmer & Co, 63 William st, N Y.

916 Union Street

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG January 5, 1889, p. 24:

9- Union st, s s, 150 w 9th av, one six-story brick and brown stone apartment house, 50x75, tin roof, iron cornices; cost, $65,000; ow’r, ar’t and b’r, C. B. Sheldon, 158 7th av.

920 Union Street

Christopher Gray devotes his October 2, 2011 NYTimes “Streetscapes” article to this building. It was built in 1904 as the headquarters of the Long Island Automobile Club. The architect was Oscar Lowinson.

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 73, no. 1889 (May 28, 1904): p. 1301.

-1100- Union st, s s, 100 w 9th av, 4-sty brk automobile store, 50x??, steam heat; cost, $15,000; A Levin, 14th av and 72d st; ar't, D Livington, 25 w. 24th st, N. Y.

Montrose Morris also devotes a 2014 Brownstoner article to the building, and includes a historic photograph.