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Pilgrim Laundry

Ask a Historian: What’s the history of Pilgrim Laundry?

January 31 | John B. Manbeck

Fred of Park Slope asks: “Tell us about the history of Pilgrim Laundry in Windsor Terrace.” It’s a very interesting, modern history, Fred. And a positive story about Brooklyn chutzpah. Dating back to its founding in 1894, the company guaranteed fairness to its employees. The founders, James Dann and Edward Bancker, were convinced that their […]

Brooklyn industrialist John Quadrozzi, Jr. stands in front of old tires, discarded mattresses and other illegally debris on the Ocean Parkway access road behind his Prospect Park Stable in Windsor Terrace. Eagle photo by Mary Frost

From pigsty to horse haven, a new vision for a Windsor Terrace dumpsite

August 29 | Mary Frost

A Brooklyn industrialist has big plans for a forgotten little park. John Quadrozzi Jr., president of GBX–Gowanus Bay Terminal, hopes to bring back the days of Brooklyn’s equestrian glory — and that includes a small park in Windsor Terrace. The vest-pocket park at the corner of East Eighth Street and Ocean Parkway’s service road was […]

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