24 Jefferson Street

24 Jefferson Street

Between Broadway and Bushwick Avenue
Block 3170, Lot 21

24 Jefferson Street (2011). Credit: Heather Hartshorn.

Year Built: 1891
Architect: Theobald Engelhardt
Builder: Christ Schneider
Original Owner: George Wetzel
Proposed District: N/A

History and Analysis

The three-story tenement at 24 Jefferson Street was built in 1891. Designed by Theobald Engelhardt and built by Christ Schneider for owner George Wetzel, the building is 19 feet wide by 65 feet deep and approximately 26 feet high. A spruce-framed building cald with one-inch weatherboards, this structure was built on a concrete base, with a brick foundation. It was also built with two brick chimneys and a flat tin roof at a cost of $1500.[1] Many of the original facade features have been lost, and the facade has been dovered in faux siding.