761 Bushwick Avenue

761 Bushwick Avenue

Northwest corner of Cedar Street
Block 3231, Lot 1

Original Williamsburgh General Hospital, 761 Bushwick Avenue, (2011) Credit: Kelly Autumn Carroll

Year Built: 1919 (original), 1963 (addition)
Building Type: Residential
Architect: Unknown
Builder: Unknown
Original Owner: Williamsburgh General Hospital
Proposed District: N/A

History and Analysis

761 Bushwick Avenue occupies half of an entire city block and the north side (brick building) was formerly Williamsburgh General Hospital which operated until the 1970s. Original construction date is unknown, althought the addition possesses a cornerstone with the year 1963 incised. The entire complex is now one residential, mutil-family apartment building. The date of the historic building was determined from the Brooklyn Department of Buildings.

Additional Section/ Additional Photography

1963 addition, 761 Bushwick Avenue, (2011) Credit: Kelly Autumn Carroll