Matthew Kane's sash making business was highly successful by the mid-1860's. His firm manufactured the wooden widow frames to be installed in new construction, and in the early years after the end of the Civil War there was no shortage of that in New York City.
|Raymond Baxter Dowden executed One Glass Eye in 1934, while living here. from the collection of the Cooper Hewitt|
|In the 1940's the brownstone lintels had been shaved off. A sign advertises apartments. via NYC Dept of Records & Information Services.|