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Title [Warehouse at Water Street and Dock Street, Brooklyn, New York]
Collection Edward B. Watson photographs and prints collection
Photographer Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991
Image ID V1976.2.286
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Date 1936/05/22
Description Warehouse, Water and Dock streets, Brooklyn; May 22, 1936. Northeastward view along Water Street.

Built about 1884 by Arbuckle Bros. For the storage of green coffee, the warehouse nestling under Brooklyn bridge was sold with the trade name "Yuban" and their entire coffee business, to General Foods, one of the vast cartels of the food industry. It is still used to store green coffee. The roasting is done across the river in Manhattan, for the most part [printed in publication].

By Berenice Abbot for WPA - Museum of the City of NY [handwritten on verso].
Place Names Water Street (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
DUMBO (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Dock Street (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Warehouses
Coffee industry
Personal and Corporate Names Arbuckle Bros.
Yuban Coffee Company (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)