The narrowest house(9.5 feet wide) stands at 75 1/2 Bedford Street in Greenwich Village. ... The citya#39;s first electric subway was the IRT, beginning in 1904, between City Hall and 145th Street The first subway line to Brooklyn began on January 8, ... Governor William Kieft ordered each to draw lots to determine the guilty party. A gigantic black man named Manuel Gerrit drew the short straw. ... elevator service was installed in a 5 story building at 488 Broadway by Elisha Graves Otis.
|Title||:||The National Municipal Gazetteer|
|Author||:||Henry G. McComb|