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Date: February 8, 1924
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:29550
Description: Queens Boulevard - The widening of Queens Boulevard - Two houses moved back from the old south line of Queens Boulevard to the new wider edge. This is opposite "The Halfway House", east of Woodhaven B ... More
Date: November 5, 1931
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:29759
Description: 54th Street - Extending 54th Street from Skillman Avenue. Apartment buildings at left are still standing at 53-31 Skillman Avenue.
Date: October 3, 1968
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30398
Description: An aerial view, looking northwesterly, across the former Army airfield at Mitchell Field. A clear plastic overlay accompanies the print, and identifies various sites as follows: 1. Meadowbrook Parkway ... More
Authors: Tarry Hum
Date: Spring 2011
Type: Digital PDF
Identifier: aql:17658
Description: A Community Survey Study conducted by Queens College Urban Studies 220 E4M3 and 760.1 E4M2 taught by Professor Tarry Hum and Teaching Assistant Julianne Landkammer. This semester-long project was cond ... More
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Date: Time Period: 2000-2015
Subject: City planning
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18847
Description: Leo Torres lives in Woodside. Here he speaks about the changes he has seen in Queens since moving to Queens in 2000 from Philadelphia.
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: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2261
Description: An extensive interview with landscape architect Gilmore Clark conducted on June 9th, 1980. Clark was a member of the 1939 New York World's Fair Board of Design and was also involved in bringing the Un ... More
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Date: 1974
Language: eng
Type: Correspondence
Identifier: aql:2251
Description: Letter dated December 23, 1974 from Nathan J. Maltz, Project Architect for the Roosevelt Island Development Corporation, to Raymond A. Lester of Lester Associates, Inc., regarding updating the Rooseve ... More
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Date: 1965
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17828
Description: Robert Moses posed in front of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, which connects the boroughs of Queens and the Bronx. The bridge, initially proposed by Moses in 1930, opened in 1939.
Date: 1964
Language: eng
Type: reports
Identifier: aql:2244
Description: Report on potential future uses, locations and care of the Panorama of the City of New York, the large scale model of the city that was originally installed in the New York City Building at Flushing M ... More
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Date: circa 1963
Language: eng
Type: reports
Identifier: aql:2245
Description: Document explaining how the Panorama of the City of New York could be used to study issues such as housing, traffic, and transportation. The Panorama is a massive scale model of New York City that was ... More
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Date: 1960's
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:24062
Description: The Port of New York Authority - "Portrait of a Port" - Architectural model of the Authority's World Trade Center 1964, lead architect Minoru Yamasaki, and Emery Roth & Sons as associate architects. [ ... More
Date: May 1957
Type: Maps
Identifier: aql:23864
Description: Tunnel - Map of Lincoln Tunnel's New York Entrance and Exit Roadways.
Date: 1955
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:23800
Description: Chamber Board Member A. Edward MacDougall (Left) and two other men.
Date: 1953
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:23805
Description: World Air Route Mural from LaGuardia and Idlewild Airports Unveiling at Chamber HQ - Standing (L. to R.) Aviation Promotion Supervisor of Port of New York Authority Arthur M. Griffin; Chairman of Quee ... More