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Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1952:

“Charred (frame) house as wedding backdrop: Andrew Kuriplach and his daughter Jean leave the charred remains of a house at 52 Clay St., scene of recent five alarm fire at a Greenpoint warehouse. They are headed for St. Cyril Methodius R. C.¬†Church where Miss Kuriplach married Sgt. Robert Dolney. The newlyweds had planned to live in this house before it was hit by fire, but now they will make their home in the¬†house behind this one, where the bride’s family resides.”

More on the fire in the New York Times.

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Brooklyn Heights was the first incorporated village in the original city of Brooklyn, and thus has some of the oldest (and many of our favorite!) wood frame houses in the borough. This corner may be unrecognizable to us today, but we know it as a site that held one of our most beloved periodicals.

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