Where & When Was It?

Avenue U to Avenue W & Gerritsen Avenue

Above Avenue U and Between Avenue U and Avenue V

1998 Street No.

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check.gif (846 bytes)2165
Gerritsen Ave.
Engine 321 NYFD Engine 321 NYFD -
check.gif (846 bytes)2137 Knapp Street 2000 photo Leon's Pastry Shop (1962 ad) The best Jewish rye bread.
check.gif (846 bytes)2245 Gerritsen Ave. - Big Apple (1962 ad) -
check.gif (846 bytes)Coyle Str. & Ave. U - Gerritsen Beach Lumber, Coal and Coke,Inc, (1935); Fox Lumber --
check.gif (846 bytes)1702 Ave. U - East Brooklyn Savings Bank (1962 ad) -
Ave. U and Gerritsen Ave.. - Larry's (Gas Station, Repairs, Parts, Tires) -
 

Between Avenue V and Whitney Avenue

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check.gif (846 bytes)2335 Gerritsen Ave Resurrection Catholic Church and School
check.gif (846 bytes)2382-2384
Gerritsen Ave
James P. Byrnes Funeral Home
(residence was listed as 109 Celeste Court in 1939)
Across from Resurrection. Byrnes' sister Winnie married Tom McQuillan and opened the saloon McQuillan's.--AR (or was it P.J. Byrnes?)
 

Whitney Avenue

1998 Street No.

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- coop apartments Graham Theatre The Itch. They held yo-yo contests. We were shipped off there on Christmas Eve Day while my mother got the house ready for dinner. I always ate Vincent's potato chips.--MK
- - Pizza place The first pizzeria opened next to the Graham and John and I used to go an eat whole pies and roll out the door.--AR
- - Beauty parlor Next to the Graham, at least in the 50s. Got my first haircut there at age 14.--MK
 

Between Whitney Avenue and Avenue W

1998 Street No.

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2402
Gerritsen Ave.
Whitney Ave. Pharmacy Sugar Bowl Candy Store (1958 ad);  in 1958, Bill-Jack Luncheonette: Bill Mann & Jack O'Conner -
2404
Gerritsen Ave.
Gerritsen MRI Millers French Cleaners (50's ?); maybe also Reo Cleaners -
2408
Gerritsen Ave.
University Internists PC McQuillan's Bar, later the Chimes (1962 Chimes advertisement) I waited on tables there while going to school on the GI bill.--AR
2412
Gerritsen Ave.
Chimes Physical Therapy Associates - -
2414
Gerritsen Ave.
Argonne Marine Park Post 107 VFW VFW Post -
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check.gif (846 bytes)2452 Gerritsen Ave. - Ernest C. Gramlich Luncheonette (1939) Home-made candy and ice cream. Near Ave. W.
- - Fat Nat's grocery store Nat Robbins. Store later became a church for the "holy rollers."

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1998 listings courtesy of Eric Rasmussen.

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