[Fire in downtown Brooklyn]

[Fire in downtown Brooklyn]
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Title: [Fire in downtown Brooklyn]

Aerial view of fire fighters amid heavy smoke on roof of five-story abandoned building; sign on first floor of building reads, "Tech Book Exchange"; crowd watching from sidewalk at lower left; excavation for building site, probably as part of reconstruction of Brooklyn civic center, in foreground.

Date: 1953
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Downtown Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title supplied by cataloger.
On verso: date stamped: Jun. 2, 1953; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Collection: Government
Subject: Fires
Fire fighters
Building construction
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Aerial views.
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: GOVT 0064