The Good, The Bad and The Ugly On DeKalb Avenue

866 Dekalb Avenue

I recently discovered a really neat old building at 866 DeKalb Avenue.

Crystal Steam Laundry

It used to be the home of Crystal Steam Laundry. Fred K. Weis was its proprietor.

Crystal Laundry

At this advertisement from the November 19, 1902 edition of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle indicates, they charged a mere 5 cents per pound of laundry. What a deal!


Here’s a detail of 866 Dekalb’s new neighbor. Is that a Fedder’s box I see?

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

No, make that FOUR Fedders boxes for four times the air conditioned FUN!

Disco Gyno

Perhaps I am reading too much into this, but who wants to patronize a gynecologist who appears to ply his trade in a disco? Just a thought.

Miss Heather


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