Between Hancock Street and Weirfield Street
Block 3394, Lot 32
|1228 Bushwick Avenue (2011) Credit: Dianne Pierce O’Brien|
Year Built: 1883
Building Type: Rowhouse
Architect: Fred Weber
Builders: J.K. Reynolds & Son and McKee Bros.
Original Owner: Robert E. McCafferty
1228 Bushwick Avenue is a three-story Neo-Grec brownstone rowhouse with a stoop on the left side of the front facade, located between Hancock Street and Weirfield Street. Most of the structure’s original ornamental features are intact. The rowhouse was built in 1883 for $6,000 by Robert E. McCafferty who lived at 930 Gates Avenue. The structure was designed by Fred Weber and built by M. J. Reynolds and Son and the McKee Bros.
In 1900, Robert E. McCafferty owned 1228 Bushwick Avenue and lived there with his small family and a servant. He and his son were both druggists, and the family members and their parents were all born in New York.
Brooklyn Real Estate Record and Builders Guide, 1883.
United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. Brooklyn Ward 28, District 520, Page 4.