[Abraham & Straus in 1940]

[Abraham & Straus in 1940]
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Title: [Abraham & Straus in 1940]

Elevated view of Abraham & Straus department store on Fulton Street; flag on roof; adjoining cast-iron building at right; other buildings in background. Caption on DEPT 0174: "ABRAHAM & STRAUS department store as it will appear with the Fulton St. elevated structure removed. An artist has painted out the Black Spider which for 50 years has cast its shadow over the buildings along Brooklyn's principal business street."

Date: 1940
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Title supplied by cataloger.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Abraham & Straus.
Department stores
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: DEPT 0177