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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: 1900 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20533
Description: The New York World's Fairs in Flushing were actually not official World's Fairs. According to Mr. Hourahan, Robert Moses put on the 1939 New York World's Fair as a promotional event to raise money for ... More
Date: Time Period: 1900 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20603
Description: Richard Hourahan, collections manager of the Queens Historical Society, speaks from Kingsland Manor, the 18th century home of influential Flushing residents, the King family. Hourahan speaks about the ... 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:20495
Description: Mr. Graziano describes how New York City adapted the current zoning resolution in 1961. It was designed by real estate interests and city planners who predicted a population boom. This did not happen, ... More
Date: Time Period: 1825 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20469
Description: Paul Graziano, is originally from Flushing. He is an urban planning and historic preservation consultant, and an advocate for preservation in four states. Mr. Graziano discusses the history of Flushin ... More
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