Tag: 143-145 Avenue D

The Oldest Building in the Village?

The following is a re-posting of a post by Elizabeth Finkelstein from 2011: Call it whatever you’d like: antique, vintage, or historic. If one thing is for certain, the Village is really, really old. Old by New York City standards, and even old

From Banking to Biscuits: 143-145 Avenue D, Part 5

This is post #5  in a series devoted to our ongoing research of 143-145 Ave D, documenting all of the detours & discoveries uncovered along the way. For background, see parts one, two, three and four. If you’ve been following

The Oldest Building in the Village?

Call it whatever you’d like: antique, vintage, or historic. If one thing is for certain, the Village is really, really old. Old by New York City standards, and even old by American standards. But which building is the oldest of

Stranger’s Hospital: 143-145 Avenue D, Part 4

This is post #4 in a series devoted to our ongoing research of 143-145 Ave D, documenting all of the detours & discoveries uncovered along the way (for background, see parts one, two and three) It’s been a while since

The Decline of the Dry Dock District: 143-145 Avenue D, Part 3

This is post #3 in a series devoted to our research of the fascinating building at 143-145 Avenue D. Those of you who have been following our research on 143-145 Avenue D – the oldest extant building in Alphabet City

The Dry Dock Banking House: 143-145 Avenue D, Part 2

This is post #2  in a series devoted to our ongoing research of 143-145 Ave D, documenting all of the detours & discoveries uncovered along the way. For background, see part one. As we mentioned in our first post in

Mystery on Avenue D: 143-145 Avenue D, Part 1

What follows is first in a series of posts devoted to our research of the fascinating building at 143-145 Avenue D. Early last year, while surveying Alphabet City as part of our research on the history of every single building

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