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Peter Ostrander
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From John McNamara’s  History in Asphalt :

Finnerganville  small settlement on eastern slope of W 246th st from Riverdale Ave to Broadway.

Irish Town settlement of 19th Century at West 258th St and Riverdale Ave – also aka Coogan’s Alley.  Today  dead end street with a number of old private homes from that period.