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Cornerspotted: The Vanderveer House on Nostrand Avenue

The lone commenter on this week's Cornerspotter correctly identified (with suspiciously great detail) the wood-framed house as the home of Susan Boerum Vanderveer, which stood at 153 Nostrand Avenue on the northeast corner of Vernon Avenue. The home was built by Susan's father Henry Boerum in 1855, according to the New York Public Library's archive. The photo is dated 1922, and it's unclear how long the house existed after that, but NYC Department of Finance photos show that the property was vacant in the 1980s. Today, the corner is occupied by a blocky six-story apartment building.
· Hint: A Forgotten Wood-Framed House, Lost to Development [Curbed]
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