Between Madison Avenue and Putnam Avenue
Block 3366, Lot 39-41
|1136-40 Bushwick Avenue, 2011. Credit: Ogawa, Asuka|
Year Built: 1888-1889
Building Type: Tenement
Architect: Theobald M. Engelhardt
Builder: Lorenz Frank (Lot 39, 40), Regina Laubenheimer (Lot 41)
Original Owner: Lorenz Frank (Lot 39, 40), Regina Laubenheimer (Lot 41)
Proposed District: Bushwick Avenue Historic District
1136-1140 Bushwick Avenue is a row of three three-story brick filled frame tenement, designed by Theobald M. Engelhardt. According to the documents from the Brooklyn Department of Buildings, 1136 and 1138 Bushwick Avenue were built for $4,500 each by their owner Lorenz Frank, and 1140 Bushwick Avenue was built a year after for $5,000 by its owner Regina Laubenheimer. 1136 and 1140 Bushwick Avenue are covered in vinyl siding, and none of them retains its original brick facade, tin roof, nor wood cornice.
New York City, Department of Buildings.
Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide, 1888, 1889.