5. 6 Heyward Street, Brooklyn

This unique corner property building in South Williamsburg bounded by Wallabout Street and Franklin Avenue is a residential two-family home, that was constructed very recently in 2015, going to show that even today people are still using up every bit of land they can in New York City.

Based on filings with the NYC Department of Buildings, it appears that in 2011, this plot of land was subdivided from a larger zoning parcel and then a 3-story building was designed for it. Because if its unique location, this structure actually has multiple alternate addresses listed in the Department of Buildings in addition to 6 Heyward Street: 802 Wythe Avenue, 63-65 Wallabout Street.

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12 thoughts on “14 of NYC’s Triangle Buildings: A Brief History

  1. 1 Wall Street Court, formerly the Beaver Building/Cocoa Exchange. 82-92 Beaver Street. Financial District
    https://www.wikiwand.com/en/1_Wall_Street_Court

    47 Plaza Street West, 47-61 Plaza Street West, Park Slope, Brooklyn
    https://www.wikiwand.com/en/47_Plaza_Street_West

    The Shenandoah, 10 Sheridan Square, West Village

    I *think” I may have seen photos of at least one somewhere in upper Manhattan (Fort George, Hudson Heights, Inwood), but I can’t find any at the moment!

    1. Yes, we were thinking about it! We were worried people were going to say it was not technically triangular with a flat front and back. But we can add it!

    1. umm…There is a photo of the whole building on the top of the article on the same page! The roof is show an alternative, “untapped” view because the roof is off-limits usually. But we’ll switch it up anyway.

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