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    Date: October 4, 1964
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:22820
    Description: The skeleton the the new Macy's department store begins to rise in Elmhurst.
    Authors: Matthew Kremer
    Date: Time Period: June 2, 2014
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19522
    Description: Poet and Elmhurst resident, Matthew Kremer, reads his poem, "in memory of mary sendek." The poem references a Target store built as part of a shopping development in Elmhurst, Queens. Mary Sendek was ... More
    Authors: Matthew Kremer
    Date: June 2, 2014
    Type: Poem
    Identifier: aql:19518
    Description: Text for the poem "in memory of mary sendek."
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    Date: Time Period: 2019
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34036
    Description: Orestes thinks there is both good and bad things about the potential Amazon HQ in Long Island City. It would be good for the value of the property he owns, but it would also stress the local infrascru ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1990 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20515
    Description: Chris Shand works the 4pm to midnight shift at the Flushing Hospital where his wife also works as a nurse. He grew up in Richmond Hill, Queens in a middle class neighborhood and later lived in upstate ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1990's
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:34039
    Description: Orestes Gonzalez talks about buying and fixing up a boarded up house in Long Island City in 1991. The neighborhood had lots of "old timer" Italian and Irish, and there were the Queensbridge projects, ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1980 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20509
    Description: Mr. Graziano discusses the lack of public transportation in Waldheim. He also talks about the increase in Korean and Chinese residents in the last wave of immigration. He identifies the housing market ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1975 - 2016
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19423
    Description: Al Rankin talks about how the black community in Flushing has changed over time. He thinks it has gotten stronger through the years. He also talks about how the development will affect the community.
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20479
    Description: Chris Shand works the 4pm to midnight shift at the Flushing Hospital where his wife also works as a nurse. He first moved to Flushing in the 1990's and has seen populations and housing costs rise dram ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20512
    Description: Chris Shand works the 4pm to midnight shift at the Flushing Hospital where his wife also works as a nurse. He grew up in Richmond Hill, Queens in a middle class neighborhood and later lived in upstate ... More
    Date: 1966
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:22662
    Description: Looking north from Queens Boulevard, this aerial view shows the recently-completed Macy's department store in Elmhurst. The building is presently known as the Queens Place Mall.
    Date: October 1965
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:22764
    Description: Looking north from Queens Boulevard, this aerial view shows the nearly-completed Macy's department store in Elmhurst. The building is presently known as the Queens Place Mall.
    Date: Time Period: 1962 - 2011
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20648
    Description: Ms. Blunnie describes changes in the Sunnyside neighborhood. There is a Wendy's fast food restaurant on Queens Boulevard between Locust and 45th streets. This site used to be owned by a family who bui ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1962 - 2011
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20514
    Description: Ms. Blunnie says housing in Sunnyside is still the same as it used to be, but many of the buildings are now co-ops. She says it's good to preserve the atmosphere of Sunnyside. Sunnyside was like a lit ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1962 - 2011
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20611
    Description: Ms. Blunnie talks about the improvement in shopping options and says she wished La Guardia College had been there when she was young.