Water Street building numbers

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Sep 4 22:02:14 UTC 2011

At 9/4/2011 05:14 PM, Dan Goncharoff wrote:
>Re Water Street: when Water St was on the water (it is now a block
>inland) it would have been lined on the inland side by warehouses.
>Might the early numbering have referred to warehouse stalls rather
>than building numbers?

That's what I suggested (or perhaps suites), in a personal message to
George.  There is the following suggestive advertisement:

... an ad that says "at my Auction Room, No. 202, Water-Street" --
Independent Journal, published as Independent Journal.; Date:
06-16-1784; Issue: 57; Page: [2].


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