Bush Street

Bush Street was officially plotted and named by the City of Brooklyn in 1835.  According to the book: Brooklyn By Name,  Bush was an early landowner in Red Hook.

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  • Benardo, Leonard, and Jennifer Weiss. Brooklyn by Name: How the Neighborhoods, Streets, Parks, Bridges, and More Got Their Names. New York: New York University Press, 2006.

     Dikeman, J.  The Brooklyn Compendium, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.). Common Council.  1870.  https://books.google.com/books?id=jvpHAQAAMAAJ (accessed 2016)

     Sherman, Herman. Red Hook Place-Names. Graduate Thesis, Brooklyn College, 1965.

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