New York-based, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has made headlines recently with the announcement of a COVID-19 vaccine shown to be more than 90% effective in trials.

This latest breakthrough is one of many the company made since its founding in Brooklyn in 1849. More than 170 years ago, German-immigrants and cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles Erhart founded Charles Pfizer & Company in a brick building in Williamsburg.

There, at the intersection of Harrison Avenue and Bartlett Street, they planted the roots of what would become one of the world’s largest producers of chemical products and pharmaceuticals.

New York-based, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has made headlines recently with the announcement of a COVID-19 vaccine shown to be more than 90% effective in trials. This latest breakthrough is one of many the company made since its founding in Brooklyn in 1849. More than 170 years ago, German-immigrants and […]

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