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76 Van Dyke Street, one of Red Hook’s most important buildings

Officially, 76 Van Dyke Street is the Brooklyn Clay Retort and Fire Brick Works Storehouse. That’s quite a mouthful for this sprawling one-story building, beautifully constructed in rough-cut stone. Located near a slip on the Erie Basin, the storehouse is a lone survivor of the fire clay brick industry, once one of the most important …

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