Between Bushwick Avenue and Broadway
Block 3394, Lot 17
|992-996 Hancock Street (2011) Credit: Dianne Pierce O’Brien|
Year Built: 1885
Building Type: Rowhouse
Architect: J. W. Englehardt
Original Owner: Claude Lorrane
996 Hancock Street is a single three bay, two-and-a-half-story rowhouse a stoop on the left side of the front facade, located between Bushwick Avenue and Broadway. It is covered in asphalt siding with most historic ornament removed from the front facade, save the original cornice. The wood framed, brick filled rowhouse with a tin roof was designed J. W. Englehardt. It was commissioned by Claude Lorrane of 1157 Broadway in 1885 for $4,000.
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1885 New Building Permit, New York City Department of Buildings