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  • Peter Stuyvesant's farm gave the Bowery its name, for you must know that Bouwerie came from the Dutch word _Bouwerij_, which means farm, and this country lane ran through the grounds of the Stuyvesant homestead.

    Greenwich Village

  • For the first time Helen realized the origin of the name of "Bouwerie," and how far into New York's and the nation's traditions reached some of the mossy gravestones in Trinity

    White Ashes

  • They show the house and farm surroundings of the old Ten Broeck "Bouwerie," the ancestral home in New York, and give a wonderfully good idea of it.

    Home Life in Colonial Days

  • "Bouwerie" was yet remembered as an avenue of beer-gardens and pleasure resorts was burning.

    Children of the Tenements

  • Above all these lay the "Bouwerie" and other possessions of the strong-headed and hard-handed Governor Peter Stuyvesant, of whom many traces still exist in the city.

    Lights and Shadows of New York Life or, the Sights and Sensations of the Great City

  • He purchased 41-43 Bond Street for $7.7 million and the Bouwerie Lane Theater at 54 Bond Street for $15 million, according to city records.

    Self-Storage King Building Castles on Bond Street

  • Built in 1874, the Bouwerie Lane Theater was landmarked in 1980, and over the years it has served as both a performance and living space for actors like Jake LaMotta, Lauren Hutton and Bernadette Peters.

    Self-Storage King Building Castles on Bond Street

  • But when the long-serving Jean Cocteau Theater company—the Bouwerie resident troupe— floundered and finally flopped in recent years, it was only a matter of time before the property was picked up by some mogul and the stage ripped out.

    Bouwerie Lane Theatre to House Personal Drama From Now On

  • The Bouwerie Lane Theatre has been a lonely bastion of culture on the Bowery dating back to the early '70s, when no one wanted to party down there, let along live.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • A road which led through these farms was named Bouwerie

    The Story of Manhattan

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