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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

7th Avenue - Single & Double Flats Over Stores

370 - 382 7th Avenue (row of 5 buildings) - 1887
J. Brown, owner
Charles G. Jones, architect
William Brown, builder

382 7th Avenue

382 7th Avenue - detail

Cover, building plans, 370 - 382 7th Avenue

Detail, building plans - 370 - 382 7th Avenue

The description above reads: "Stores on First Floor and three families over in single houses and six in double"

A "single house" refers to a small apartment house with one residence per floor. A "double house" has two apartments per floor.

Brooklyn Eagle, April 16, 1887, p. 1 ("More Permits")

1 comment:

R. Edebohls said...

Writer Pete Hamill's family lived at 378 Seventh Avenue for some years. He talks about it in his book "A Drinking Life".