845 – 853 Bushwick Avenue

845 – 853 Bushwick Avenue

Between Stanhope Street and Himrod Street
Block 3264, Lot 7 – 11

845 – 853 Bushwick Avenue; Photo Credit: Laurel Albrecht, 2011

Year Built: 1887
Building Type: Row Houses
Architect: O.H. Doolittle
Builder: O.H. Doolittle
Original Owner: O.H. Doolittle
Proposed District: N/A

History and Analysis

This row of houses were built and designed by O.H. Doolittle in 1887. 847 Bushwick Avenue does not match the other four houses in height and window placement, indicating that it was a later addition to the row, replacing the original rowhouse. 853 Bushwick Avenue still retains its original brick facade appearance although the rest of the row has later additions of vinyl or aluminum siding. The cornice and parapet details are probably the result of a later alteration.

Additional Photography

Robert Minter house. 853 Bushwick Ave., Bushwick, Brooklyn. April 1, 1979. Photo by Dinanda Nooney. Credit: The New York Public Library
Family of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Minter. 853 Bushwick Ave., Bushwick, Brooklyn. April 1, 1979. Credit: New York Public Library