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Date: August 7, 1954
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22477
Description: This bird's-eye view of the Queens College campus also takes in the Pomonok Houses and the Electchester Houses, the apartment complexes seen at the top of the photograph.
Date: May 6, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22700
Description: This view looking east along 67th Avenue toward 242nd street clearly shows the eroding hillside (made of sand and boulders) that separates the residential area from the Douglaston Golf Course. After e ... More
Date: May 5, 1965
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22360
Description: An unidentified man and two boys strike a typical pose at the groundbreaking ceremony for Seagirt Village housing development. The development was built in 1966 by Jack Singer, so it is possible he is ... More
Date: March 30, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22717
Description: Looking northwest onto 242nd Street at the 66th Avenue intersection, from an eroding hillside bordering the Douglaston Golf Course. The photograph was published in the April 10th edition of the newspa ... More
Date: May 27, 1969
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32835
Description: A playground and multi-family housing units built as part of an urban renewal project.
Date: July 2, 1976
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16938
Description: An aerial view, looking south toward Jamaica Bay, takes in all the building of Starrett City.
Date: December 2, 1965
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22620
Description: Three unidentified men stand next to an architect's drawing of the Seagirt Village housing development. The development was built in 1966 by Jack Singer, and he may be the man seen at far right
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Authors: Ruth Horowitz
Date: 2016
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33659
Description: Ruth Horowitz writes about the homes, backyards, and gardens of Sunnyside Gardens, including Lincoln Court where she lived. Blocks within the street grid are known as Courts, with buildings enclosing ... More
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Authors: Naomi Lehman
Date: 2016
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33673
Description: Naomi Lehman writes about growing up in Sunnyside Gardens on 39th Avenue where the family move to in 1946. She loved having a park across the street, and describes the activities she used to do there; ... More
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Date: Time Period: 2012.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20615
Description: Daniel Karatzas summarizes the attractions of living in Jackson Heights, highlighting the quality of its buildings, its landmarked historic district, good public transportation, and ethnic and economi ... More
Date: ca. 1976
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16903
Description: Looking east toward the towers of Starrett City from Fresh Creek, an inlet of Jamaica Bay.
Date: December 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31232
Description: A view of the Whitman Village Houses development.
Date: 1970
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31362
Description: Architect Jack Brown's drawing of proposed middle-income housing development to be built by the Lefrak Organization. The two buildings are to be called the James Monroe and the James Madison. The prin ... More
Date: Time Period: 1959 - 2012
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20626
Description: Daniel Karatzas grew up in Jackson Heights and has been a realtor there since 1986, when he moved back into the neighborhood. He is a member and past president of the Jackson Heights Beautification Gr ... More
Date: 1950
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17905
Description: Greenway North, Forest Hills Gardens.