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August 19, 2010
The End of Freddy's - August 17, 2010
Tracy Collins has posted photos and video of the final destruction of Freddy's, the prohibition-era watering hole that served several generations of Brooklynites. What's going up in its place? A monument to the bank that just agreed to pay the United States Government $298 million for violating U.S. sanctions against "trading with the enemy."
485 Dean Street at 6th Avenue
former location of Freddy's Bar & Backroom
Brooklyn, New York
Shot on the morning of August 17, 2010. The block of buildings bounded by Dean Street, 6th Avenue, Pacific Street and Flatbush Avenue is being demolished for the Barclays Center Arena of the Atlantic Yards project from developer Forest City Ratner.
Freddy's Bar was located on the corner of Dean & 6th.
Atlantic Yards Report, From Tracy Collins: time-lapse videos of demolition on Dean, including the end of Freddy's
Photographer Tracy Collins has been keeping track of Forest City Ratner's demolition of some sturdy buildings for the arena block.
Posted by eric at August 19, 2010 9:20 AM