Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Third Avenue, Pacific to Dean Street

Third Avenue, Pacific Street to Dean Street, ca. 1930, v1973.2.216; Photography Collection; Brooklyn Historical Society.

ca. 1930, Boerum Hill. This image shows the corner of Third Avenue, between Pacific Street and Dean Street, the future site of a New York Times printing press building. BHS’s photograph collection features many historic images of street corners and neighborhoods. Visit BHS’s Othmer Library Wed-Fri, 1-5 p.m to search for images of your neighborhood and observe how it has changed over time. BHS’s extensive map and atlas collection can also serve as a resource for you to explore your street’s history.
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