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Halleck was officially plotted and named by the City of Brooklyn in 1835.   Halleck Street was possibly named after  Fitz-Greene Halleck  (1790 - 1867), an American poet very popular in his day.  Beginning in 1832, he became...

Gowanus Canal photographs, 1932-1937 by Percy Loomis Sperr. Top image:  New York State Barge Canal Grain Elevator Lower image: Paramount Brick yard Larger scale image can be seen on the New York Public Library website.

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