Fifth Avenue

 Ninth Street to Fifteenth Street

East Side

SE corner 9th Street

Plans Filed for New Construction Work, Brooklyn, Banks,” RERBG April 27, 1912, p. 889:

9th st, s e cor 5th av, 3-sty brick bank, 32.6x80, tar and slag roof; cost, $25,000; owner, Mechanics Bank, Montague & Court sts; architect, Frank Helmle, 190 Montague st. Plan No. 2447.

Construction Contemplated, Brooklyn, Banks,” RERBG July 27, 1912, p. 175:

5th av – Plans are being refigured for the bank and office building, 28x70 ft, to be erected at the southeast corner of 5th av and 9th st, for the Mechanics' Bank, 215 Montague st, Brooklyn, G. W. Chauncey, president, owner. F. J. Helmle, 188 Montague st, architect.

451 Fifth Avenue

Site of "Greenwood Hall" in the late 19th c.  "Prospect Heights Universalist Mission, Greenwood Hall, 451 Fifth av, near Ninth st..." -Brooklyn Eage, November 19, 1887, p. 1.

475 Fifth Avenue (NE corner Eleventh Street)

“Alterations - Kings County,” RERBG July 11, 1891, p. 68:

634- 5th av, n e cor 11th st, roof raised 3 feet, tin roof; cost, $450; M. Kavanaugh, on premises; b’r, T. J. Smith.

477 Fifth Avenue (SE corner Eleventh Street)

"Building Intelligence; Brooklyn," AABN vol. 14, no. 402 (Sept. 8, 1883): p. 119.

– "Fifth Ave., s e cor. Eleventh St., four-st’y brick store and tenement, tin roof; cost, $6,000; owner, Ira W. Kimball, Ninth St. cor. Fifth Ave."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 32, n. 807 (September 1, 1883), p. 657:

986- 5th av, s e cor 11th st, one four-story brown stone store and tenem’t, 20.6x70, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $6,000; owner, Ira A. Kimball; 9th st and 5th av.

Busy Builders,” BRERIP v. 1, n. 3 (Dec. 15, 1883): p. 2.

Kimball, Ira A., is putting up a very fine four-story brown stone apartment house at Fifth avenue and 11th street, on which great attention is being paid to the wants of prospective tenants, and some novelties introduced. The great depth of this house, 70 feet, has given the architect a good chance to work out several admirable apartments. They will be light and airy, and ought to be filled as soon as completed with tenants of the best class.

479 Fifth Avenue

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 39, n.         1001 (May 21, 1887), p. 723:

914- 5th av, e s, 20 s 11th st, one four-story brown stone store and tenem’t, 20x70, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $10,500; Frank A. Selle, 684 5th av; ar’t and c’r, T. Corrigan; m’n, W. Corrigan.

"Building Intelligence; Tenement-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 21, no. 598 (Jun. 11, 1887): p. xi.

– "Fifth Ave., e s, 20' s Eleventh St., four-st’y brown-stone store and tenement, tin roof; cost, $10,500; owner, Frank A. Selle, 684 Fifth Ave.; architect and contractor, T. Corrigan, mason, W. Corrigan."

481-487 Fifth Avenue

"Building Intelligence; Tenement-Houses; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 21, no. 581 (Feb. 12, 1887): p. xi.

– "Fifth Ave., e s, 40' s Eleventh St., 3 four-st’y brown-stone stores and tenements, tin roofs; cost, each, $15,000; owners and architects, J. H. Doherty & Bro., 286 Flatbush Ave."

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 39, n. 985 (January 29, 1887), p. 153:

80- 5th av, 40 s 11th st, three four-story brown stone stores and tenem’ts, 21.8x62, tin roofs, wooden cornices; cost, each, $15,000; ow’rs and ar’ts, J. H. Doherty & Bro., 286 Flatbush av,

N of 12th Street (not executed?)

Projected Buildings,” RERBG July 27, 1907, p. 106:

2657- 5th av, e s, 21.7 n 12th st, four 4-sty brk stores and tenements, 20.7x70.6; cost, $32,000; J E Sullivan, 5th av and 52nd st; ar'ts, Eisenla & Carlson, 5819 5th av.

497 Fifth Avenue (SE corner Twelfth Street)

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

501 Fifth Avenue

The lower portion of this building appears on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

503 Fifth Avenue

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

– "Fifth Ave., e s, 50' n Thirteenth St., four-st’y brick furniture store, tin roof; cost, $23,000; owner, H. V. Monohan, Fifth Ave., cor. Nineteenth St.; architect, R. Dixon."

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

1937- 5th av, e s, 50 n 13th st, one four-story brick furniture store, 75x97.10, tin roof, iron cornice; cost, $23,000; H. V. Monahan, 5th av, cor 19th st; ar't, R. Dixon.

Out Among the Builders - Brooklyn,” RERBG December 4, 1886, p. 1489:

Robert Dixon is preparing plans for a four-story brick furniture warehouse, 75x90, with Philadelphia red brick front, Ohio stone and terra cotta trimmings, to be built on the east side of Fifth avenue, 50 feet north of Thirteenth street. The building will be heated by steam and will contain passenger elevator. The owner is V. H. Monahan, and the cost will be about $30,000.

On Fifth avenue, near Thirteenth street, Mr. H. V. Monahan is building a four story brick house, 75x97-10 1/2, for a furniture store and storage purposes, at a cost of $23,000. -Brooklyn Eagle, December 26, 1886, p. 12 ("Activity in Real Estate").

511 Fifth Avenue

Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N.Y.,” RERBG v. 22, n. 543 (August 10, 1878), p. 676:

5th av, s e s, 25 n w 13th st, one three-story brick dwelling, 20.4x50; tin roof and iron cornice; owner, F. Molocasey, 511 Fifth av; architect, W. B. Ditmars; builder, M. Ryan.

511-513 Fifth Avenue (NE corner Thirteenth Street)

These buildings possibly appear on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

“Alterations,” RERBG September 19, 1896, p. 410:

1862 - 5th av, n e cor 13th st, interior alterations, also square the roof, making building 3 stories; cost, $800; John L Nellis, on premises; ar’t and b’r, R Dixon, 213 Montague st.

523-525 Fifth Avenue

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

535 Fifth Avenue (SE corner Fourteenth Street)

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

545 Fifth Avenue

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 32, n. 807 (September 1, 1883), p. 657:

996- 5th av, e s, 100 s 14th st, one three-story brick store and tenem’t, 26.6x50, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $4,500; owner and carpenter, Wm. A. Hatfield, 16th st and 10th av.

Fifth Avenue (SE corner Fifteenth Street)

"Projected Buildings," RERBG v. 65, no. 1683 (June 16, 1900): p. IX.

-803- 5th av, s e cor 15th st, 3-sty brk store and dwell'g, 20x70, 2 families; cost, $16,000; W Wharton, 54th st near 4th av; ar't, T Bennett, 148 53rd st; b'rs, Spence Bros, 52nd St and 5th av.

West Side

Unknown

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

Fifth av, w s, bet. 10th and 11th sts, one three-story brown stone store and tenement, 20x50; owner, M. Fitzsimmons; architect, W. Hazard; builder, W. Wright.

SW corner Ninth Street

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

-584- NINTH st, s w cor 5th av, one story brick extension, 27x23, flat tin roof, owner John McCormick on premises; builder C B Sheldon.......2300.

450-458 Fifth Avenue (NW corner Tenth Street)

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

458 Fifth Avenue (NW corner Tenth Street)

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

– "Fifth Ave., n w cor. Tenth St., three-st’y brick store and dwell., tin roof, one-st’y brick extension, tin roof, added and other alterations made; cost, $3,000; owner, J. Quade, 310 Eleventh St.; architect, Wm. Ferris, 488 Fifth Ave."

474 Fifth Avenue

Buildings Projected, Brooklyn, N.Y.,” RERBG v. 21, n. 517 (February 9, 1878), p. 126:

Fifth av (No. 474), w s, 55 n 11th st, one three-story brick tenement, 21x50; owner, Michael Regan, 476 5th av; architect and carpenter, T. McCormick; mason, C. Long.

476 Fifth Avenue

Buildings. Projected, Brooklyn,” RERBG v. 15, n. 377 (June 5, 1875), p. 402:

Fifth av, w s, 25 n 11th st, one three-story brick shoe factory, 30x70; owner, M. Regan, 128 11th st, Brooklyn.

478 Fifth Avenue (NW corner Eleventh Street)

Buildings. Projected, Brooklyn,” RERBG v. 14, n. 345 (October 24, 1874), p. 285:

Fifth av, n.w. cor 11th st, one two-story brick store and dwelling, 25x50; owner and builder, Valentine Lutz, 542 5th av.

Never realized?:

"Building Intelligence; Miscellaneous; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 47, no. 994 (Jan. 12, 1895): p. xvi.

– "Fifth Ave. No. 478, cor. 11th St., four-st’y brick store and lodge-room, 25' x 93' 9", tin and galvanized iron roof; $12,500; own., Hugh Stewart, 495 Fulton St.; arch., J. G. Glover, 186 Remsen St."

New Buildings,” RERBG v. 54, n. 1398 (December 29, 1894), p. 989:

1962- 5th av, No 478, cor 11th st, one 4-sty brk store and lodge room, 25x95.9, tin and galvanized iron roof, iron cornice; cost, $12,500; Hugh Stewart, 495 Fulton st; ar’t, J G Glover; b’r, not selected.

Fifth Avenue, 478, corner Eleventh street, four story brick store and lodge rooms, 25x95.9, basement to be used for manufacturing purposes, first story as store, second floor as a public hall, floors above as lodge rooms, $12,500; Hugh Stewart, owner. -NY Times, December 29, 1894, p. 12 ("Brooklyn Realty Matters").

Alterations,” RERBG v. 55, no. 1415: April 27, 1895: p. 723.

600 - 5th av, n w cor 11th st, add one brk sty; cost, $2,000; Hugh Stewart, 495 Fulton st; ar't, J G Glover.

Alterations,” RERBG v. 55, no. 1420: June 1, 1895: p. 945.

896- 5th av, n w cor 11th st, add 1 sty to extension; cost $500; H Stewart, 495 Fulton st; ar’t, J G Glover; b’r, M Jersey.

 

#478 and adjoining buildings appear on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

480-498 Fifth Avenue (SW corner Eleventh Street to NW corner Twelfth Street)

The entire blockfront appears on the 1880 "Bromley" Brooklyn Atlas.

Buildings. Projected, Brooklyn,” RERBG v. 16, n. 384 (July 24, 1875), p. 514:

Fifth av, w s, 75 s 11th st, one three-story brown stone store and tenement, 25x20; owner, Mrs. Carlisle, 5th av between 10th and 11th sts; architect and builder, William Ovington.

500-506 Sixth Avenue (SW corner Twelfth Street)

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

534 Fifth Avenue (SW corner Fourteenth Street)

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG September 6, 1890, p. 321:

1809- 5th av, s w cor 14th st, one four-story brk store, 25x90, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, $8,000; Wm. Bolton, on premises; b’rs., W. & T. Corrigan.

"Building Intelligence; Stores; Brooklyn, N. Y.," AABN vol. 30, no. 775 (Nov. 1, 1890): p. xviii.

– "Fifth Ave., s w cor. Fourteenth St., four-st’y brick store, tin roof; cost, $8,000; owner, William Bolton, on premises; builder, Wm. Corrigan, Eleventh St. and Fifth Ave."

542 Fifth Avenue (NW corner Fifteenth Street)

(formerly:)

"Busy Builders," BRERIP v. 1, n. 6 (Jan. 5, 1884): p. 2.

Corrigan, Wm., has got the lath on the two 3-story brick dwellings, each 37.6x55,which he is putting up for George Ingram on the n w corner of Fifth avenue and Fifteenth street. These buildings embrace a roomy store on the first floor and four very well arranged apartments on the two floors above of six rooms each, including bath-room and closet to each apartment. The estimated cost of both is $14,000.

Buildings Projected, Kings County,” RERBG v. 32, n. 811 (September 29, 1883), p. 751:

1116- 5th av, n w cor 15th st, two three-story brick tenements, 75x55, tin roof, wooden cornice; cost, each, $7,000; owner and architect, George Ingram, 752 5th av; builder, Wm. Corrigan.

SW corner Fifteenth Street

“Buildings Projected - Kings County,” RERBG August 6, 1892, p. 196:

1410- 5th av, s w cor 15th st, one one-sty brk store and cellar, 40x85, tin roof, brk cornice; Edward P. Day, 3d av, s w cor 54th st; ar’t, W. H. C. Hornum.