Monthly Archives: May 2015

Tenant Profile: Brooklyn Crab

  Red Hook is known for its warehouses, but the spacious waterfront can make it seem a world away from the rest of Brooklyn. It’s also the ideal spot to indulge in some seafood and relaxation.     In June of 2012, the owners of Brooklyn Mexican restaurant Alma, itself located on a Columbia Street waterfront …

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The German American Stores fire, conclusion

The afternoon of October 24, 1898 started out as usual on Pier 39 in Red Hook. This was home to the German American Mutual Warehousing and Security Company, aka the German American Stores. They operated one of Red Hook’s larger storage and warehousing facilities; receiving, storing and shipping goods from all over the world. …

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