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In 1797 the closest fire company to Red Hook was Neptune Engine 2, located a fair distance away at Hicks Street and Atlantic Avenue.  It was not until 1861, well after the opening of Atlantic Docks, that the neighborhood got its own company, Hope...

Street address: 199 Van Brunt Street

A list of the piers in Brooklyn, their location, length and occupants publishished in the Port of New York Annual Report of 1920. In the Red Hook area were: Ferry Slips , located at Hamiloton Avenue, run by the Union Ferry Company, owned by New York...

Around 1895, the several and various Brooklyn dock and warehouse companies, including the Atlantic Dock Company, merged into a trust called the Brooklyn Wharf and Warehouse Company. Old monied names such as Pierrepont - there is a street named after...

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