74 Halsey Street

 74 HALSEY STREET Rudolphe L. Daus, 1886

Ruldolphe L. Daus trained at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and was a prolific Brooklyn architect. He also served as Surveyor of Buildings in Brooklyn during 1899-1900. His most famous work in Brooklyn was the New York and New Jersey Telephone Building, an individual landmark at the corner of Willoughby and Lawrence Streets in downtown Brooklyn. This elegant Queen Anne house on Halsey Street features Romanesque details such as rusticated rounded arches. The house is a beautiful example of Daus’s early work, as he shifted toward classicist styles after the World’s Columbia Exposition in 1893 in Chicago.