Gowanus Lounge: Serving Brooklyn

Bklink: Fireproof

June 26th, 2008 · No Comments

link-asterisk.jpgLike “unsinkable,” fireproof is likely a word that should be used with trepidation. So it was with the St. George Hotel, once a fine hotel in Brooklyn Heights, that back at the turn of the century was said to be “absolutely fire-proof.” Of course, in 1995, the St. George suffered one of the bigger blazes in New York history, a 16 alarm monstrosity that burned through the night.–Ephemeral New York

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