Flatbush of Today

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1908 - Architecture - 168 pages
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Page 142 - York, as their medical department, under the name of the College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York.
Page 107 - Library, New York city. Bulletin of No. 3. 8. Annual report of the general society of mechanics and tradesmen of New York city, 1878. 8.
Page 158 - Connecticut, and a graduate of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the City of New York, of the class of 1840.
Page 157 - From this he entered the New York Free Academy, now the College of the City of New York, in 1851.
Page 78 - There are kitchen chairs which have also survived a century of service ; some of these may still be seen, being used as garden chairs, their durability, and the fact of their being entirely of wood, fitting them for such a purpose. A low chair, with a seat of twisted osier, on which was tied a loose feather-filled cushion, covered with some gay material, was generally placed in the corner near a sunny window with a southern exposure. In front of this stood an array of favorite plants — roses, geraniums,...
Page 135 - ... Windham, Conn.; Natchaug High School, Willimantic, Conn., and was two years in Cornell University, class of 1872. He studied law in a New York City law office, and was admitted to the bar at Poughkeepsie, NY , in 1876; practiced law in New York City from 1876 to 1883, and in Ulysses, Nebr. , from 1883 to 1889; returned to New York City in 1889; has been in active practice there ever since, and is now a member of the law firm of Waldo & Bullard, at 290 Broadway. He is a member of the bar of the...
Page 86 - To create a rural park within the limitations of the conventional city block and city street was the aim of the founder of Prospect Park South.
Page 78 - Russia leather, profusely ornamented with double and triple rows of brass nails. "These chairs were of such excellent workmanship and material that many of them may still be found in families in which, although in daily use, they have been preserved for more than two hundred years. A low chair, with a seat of twisted osier, on which was tied a loose feather-filled cushion, covered with some gay material, was generally placed in a corner of the kitchen near a sunny window with a southern exposure....
Page 89 - Emperor, or of other and less direct influences, it is of course impossible to say ; but it is certain that...

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