Welcome to Cornerspotter, Curbed's game in which you try to identify the location and/or identity of a particular building or streetscape in a historic photograph. Impress us and your fellow Curbed readers with your uncanny insight into New York City and its past!
This stately house, built in the middle of the 19th century was a gift from father to daughter after she married. It sat adjacent to the farm of a prominent Brooklyn family, and the name of the man who built and gifted the building lives on in Brooklyn, as does the daughter's married name. The wood-framed house still existed in the beginning of the 20th century, but now the corner lot is occupied by a much larger apartment building. Where did this house sit and who occupied it?
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