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Brewster & Co. Inc., Long Island City, New York


Photo from "Old Queens, N.Y., in early Photographs". Used with written permission from Dover Publications

Photo used with written permission from Dover Publications

Queens Plaza Looking West toward Manhattan, Circa. 1911

The Main Entrance in 1998

The Following Photos Were Taken on a Trip to the Factory in November 2000

We were guests of the Present Owners who are in the process of restoring the Building.

When completed it will be used as a High Tech Business Center.

The East Side Under Restoration - Crest on the East Wall Reads "B CO. INC." - Inside Main Entrance

Sixth Floor, Open Space - Turntable on The Fifth Floor - Marble Staircase from the Lobby to the Second Floor

Original Elevator Motor - Original Coal Boilers, Converted - The Brewster Building 'Re-born'


Metropolitan Life Insurance Company has taken over the entire building to be used as their offices. As of Fall of 2001 they had moved into the upper floors and expect to occupy the rest of the building in the Spring of 2002.

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