8th District Magistrates’ Court Building (former) Improvements – Brooklyn NY

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) undertook a sizable public building improvement project in Brooklyn, New York beginning in 1935.  The project involved the “Improvement of Public Buildings and Offices” at more than 30 locations, including the old 8th District… read more

Bachmann Railway Station Demolition – Staten Island NY

The Bachmann railway station was demolished during the mid-1930s as part of a massive grade separation project along what was then the South Beach Branch of the Staten Island Railway. The Bachmann Station “was located east of Tompkins Avenue, between Lynhurst and Chestnut Avenues.” The Public… read more

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