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Historic Green Point

a brief account of the beginning and development of the northerly section of the borough of Brooklyn, City of New York, locally known as Green Point
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Statementby William L. Felter. Issued in connection with the semicentennial of the Green Point savings bank and by that institution.
ContributionsGreen Point savings bank, Brooklyn
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LC ClassificationsF129.G695 F3
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. incl. front.,
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6617154M
LC Control Number19010156
OCLC/WorldCa3744636

Historic Green Point: A Brief Account of the Beginning and Development of the Northerly Section of the Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York, Locally Known as Green Point (Classic Reprint) Paperback – July 7, Author: William L.

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Editorial Reviews. Brooklyn's Historic Greenpoint documents this memorable North Side neighborhood with pages filled with black-and-white photographs, maps, and etchings. From the early shipbuilding days, where the USS Monitor was constructed, through the battle over the industrial damage to Newtown Creek, all the schools, churches, theatres, 5/5(14).

Historic Green Point a brief account of the beginning and development of the northerly section of the borough of Brooklyn, City of New York, locally known as Green Point by William L.

Felter Published in [: Historic Green Point by William L. Felter, Ph. New York, NY: Green Point Savings Bank, Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition. Cover features a gilt square design with the title written in gilt lettering.

Boards show some light edgewear. Corners are bumped and scuffed. (See Photos). Spine has gilt text against a green background.

The seminal work, Historic Green Point, was written about a hundred years ago in by William Felter, a local high school principal.

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This work was commissioned by the Green Point Savings Bank. Felter traces three hundred years of Greenpoint history. He has a breezy conversational style and worked a lot with primary sources, especially Dutch ones. Internet Archive BookReader Historic Green Point ; a brief account of the beginning and development of the northerly section of the borough of Brooklyn, City of New York, locally known as Green Point.

The seminal work, Historic Green Point, was written about a hundred years ago in by William Felter, a local high school principal. This work was commissioned by the Green Point Savings Bank. Felter traces three hundred years of Greenpoint history.

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Greenpoint Savings Bank, Manhattan Avenue and Calyer St. KNOWN as the “garden spot of Brooklyn”, an eponym bestowed by theBrooklyn Eagle many years ago, Greenpoint is Brooklyn’s northernmost neighborhood, separated from Long Island City by Newtown is the place where the country’s first ironsided warship, the Monitor, was .