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Col. Daniel Richards was a visionary developer who set Red Hook on the path to becoming one of the world's major commercial ports. Inspired by the powerful economic effects resulting from the opening of the Erie Canal in 1825, Richards moved from...

Around 1895, the several and various Brooklyn dock and warehouse companies, including the Atlantic Dock Company, merged into a trust called the Brooklyn Wharf and Warehouse Company. Old monied names such as Pierrepont - there is a street named after...

In 1908, the New York Supreme Court ruled in a dispute between the India Wharf Brewing Company and the New York Dock Company. The case provides some insight into the business of dock companies. The basic facts of the case were: The India Wharf...

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