Screen Shot 2014-10-01 at 3.21.29 PMYesterday was a day of major kudos for Bushwick: not only did Blanca earn a couple of Michelin stars but the Doering-Bohack House, at 1090 Greene Avenue, was designated a landmark.

According to the Landmarks Preservation Commission, the 2.5-story wood-frame house was built in 1887, along with many other wood-frame homes, during a Bushwick building boom that followed the construction of the elevated train. It “may be the only remaining frame house that retains its original detailing by the prominent Brooklyn architect Theobald Engelhardt” — the architect responsible for the building that now houses the Wythe Hotel, among many other churches, schools, and homes.
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