Empty Places
The rise and fall of Brooklyn's most storied restaurants.
Text by Elyssa Goldberg, photos by Anna Gianfrate.

Richard Yee’s. Avenue U, Brooklyn. ©Anna Gianfrate

Gage and Tollner. Fulton Street, BK ©Anna Gianfrate

Gage and Tollner. Fulton Street, BK ©Anna Gianfrate

Gage and Tollner. Fulton Street, BK ©Anna Gianfrate

Schrafft’s. Smith Street, Brooklyn ©Anna Gianfrate

Gargiulo’s. Coney Island, Brooklyn ©Anna Gianfrate

Gargiulo’s. Coney Island, Brooklyn ©Anna Gianfrate

Dubrow’s Cafeteria.Crown Heights BK ©Anna Gianfrate

Lundy’s. Emmons Ave, Brooklyn ©Anna Gianfrate

Lundy’s. Emmons Ave, Brooklyn ©Anna Gianfrate