1141-45 Bushwick Avenue

1141-45 Bushwick Avenue

Bushwick Avenue Between Madison St. and Putnam Avenue.
Block 3367, Lot 1-3


1141-45 Bushwick Avenue, 2011. Credit: Ogawa, Asuka

Year Built: 1890
Building Type: Tenement
Architect: F. J. Helmle
Builder: William E. Riker (977 Gates Avenue)
Original Owner: William E. Riker (977 Gates Avenue)
Proposed District: Bushwick Avenue Historic District

History and Analysis

1141-1145 Bushwick Avenue is a row of three four stories brownstone tenement built for $3,500 each in 1890, deigned by F. J. Helmle. Although the ground floor of 1145 Bushwick Avenue has been altered to allow commercial use, all structures retain a high level of architectural integrity with original characteristics intact, including the brownstone cladding, the stoops, and pressed metal cornices.

Additional Section/ Additional Photography

Bushwick Avenue between Madison Street and Putnam Avenue, 1941. Credit: NYPL Digital Gallery.