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Date: Time Period: 1825 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20592
Description: Mr. Graziano describes how Flushing was a small town before the railroad was built. Then it became a resort town 1840-1870. People from Manhattan would travel by ferry to Long Island City, take a trai ... More
Date: Time Period: 1825 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20639
Description: According to Mr. Graziano, the Waldheim neighborhood was one of the first subdivisions in the United States. It was a product of the City Beautiful movement, which began after the Civil War and contin ... More
Date: Time Period: 1825 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20480
Description: Mr. Graziano relates that up through WWII, Flushing consisted of estates. After the war, he describes large-scale block-busting with developers buying rows of Victorian houses in the interior blocks e ... More
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