Employee of Spice factory (on Franklin near Sullivan) states rumors of sale are not accurate - Brooklynian

Employee of Spice factory (on Franklin near Sullivan) states rumors of sale are not accurate

The buildings predate Ebbets Field Stadium, which predate Ebbets Field Apartments....

Most of the buildings are gone, but the one in use by the Spice company remains.

Crown Height's Consumers Park Brewery on Franklin Ave.

In 1908, when Charley Ebbets was looking around Brooklyn for a place to build his ballpark, he decided on an obscure part of town near Prospect Park that lay in between the neighborhoods of Flatbush and the St. Marks District. It was called Crow Hill, and was undeveloped, an ash dump, actually, with little going on except for a couple of rambling industrial complexes. One of these industrial groups was the Flatbush Hygeia Ice Company, at 984 Franklin Avenue, and the other was home to the Consumers Park Brewery; a complex of buildings that made the beverage that helped make Brooklyn: lager beer. For Charles Ebbets this was perfect, for what goes better than baseball and ice cold beer.

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946 - 978 Franklin

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