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The Streets of East New York and Brownsville
Slide shows of photographs taken of these two sections of Brooklyn, New York
for tax purposes by New York City, between 1939 and 1941.

The following 17 streets and avenues:

Those that appear as YouTube videos are:
(please click on the links and be patient while it loads)


Belmont -- https://youtu.be/lfF6IqrzTn4

Blake -- https://youtu.be/p-oHr8gvrNo

Dumont -- https://youtu.be/q1cCHLA7uQE

Livonia -- https://youtu.be/ebheZo8p8Rs

Pitkin -- https://youtu.be/8sETuNbztRs

Sutter -- https://youtu.be/IfoKxPx5O48

New Lots -- https://youtu.be/OCus_IRpDlw

    Newport -- https://youtu.be/xDrPDRNa5TI

Riverdale -- https://youtu.be/ElTOUV9Rc78

Williams -- https://youtu.be/ivW871j_4eY

 

    Also to see building photos of these streets, click on the street name: 

Alabama      Georgia      Hinsdale      Pennsylvania       Sheffield      Snediker      Van Sinderen      Williams
 

 

New Lots Avenue, Brooklyn
from Pennsylvania to Van Sinderen Avenue
 

 

Newport Avenue, Brooklyn
from Van Sinderen to Georgia Avenue
 

 

 Riverdale Avenue, Brooklyn
from Snediker to Sheffield Avenue
 

 
 
Livonia Avenue, Brooklyn

from Van Sinderen to Pennsylvania Avenue

 

 

Williams Avenue, Brooklyn
from Riverdale to Livonia Avenue
 

 

Dumont Avenue, Brooklyn

from Van Sinderen to Pennsylvania Avenue
 
 

 Blake Avenue, Brooklyn
from Van Sinderen to Pennsylvania Avenue
 



Sutter Avenue, Brooklyn

from Van Sinderen to Pennsylvania Avenue
 


Belmont Avenue, Brooklyn

from Thatford to Hopkinson Avenue
To see a closer, street view video, click here: https://youtu.be/Tq-VLOV5LHA .
 
 

Pitkin Avenue, Brooklyn
from the intersection of Pitkin, East New York and Howard Avenues to Pennsylvania Avenue
 

 

If you would like to find the photograph for a particular building in Brooklyn, search by clicking on the link below:

https://nycma.lunaimaging.com/luna/servlet/view/search/when/1939-1941?q=mediaCollectionId%3d%22NYCMA~7~7%22&sort=borough%2Cblock%2Clot%2Czip_code 

 

Courtesy of the New York City Municipal Archives.

 

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