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Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34006
Description: Patricia spoke about how the houses in the neighborhood is starting to change. Back then, the neighborhood is filled with little houses, now there are starting to become like little castles/mansions.
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18334
Description: Isabel's doctoral thesis combines her two main interests, traveling and low-income housing. She recently spent three months in Bogotá, Colombia, interviewing key stakeholders of low-income housing, i ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21634
Description: Merrill Lindenbaum talks about her experience moving into the HELP Hollis Garden Apartments. She explains how quickly her application went through. She is able to cook for herself, has a roof over her ... 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: 1988 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34008
Description: Patricia spoke about how they were able to purchase a house in Whitestone. They were able to get a cheap price since back then, the rent was still affordable. She also talks about how the neighborhood ... More
Date: Time Period: 1988
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34009
Description: Patricia talks about when she and her first husband bought a house in Whitestone in 1988, and how they had some financial issue afterwards and had to sell it in 1998; she divorced her ex-husband few y ... More
Date: Time Period: 1980 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20553
Description: Susie Lee was born in Flushing, Queens to Korean parents. She recalls her experiences growing up in the neighborhood in the 1990's. Because she attended school from 7th-12th grade in Manhattan, she di ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20473
Description: Dr. Uma Mysorekar discusses the number of employees working and living at the Ganesh Temple, and the benefits they receive. She describes their properties in the Flushing area that encompass the templ ... More
Date: September 1968
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33043
Description: This photograph, of an unidentified architect's drawing, shows a proposed housing and commercial complex to be built at Linden and Sutphin Boulevards, as part of the city's plan to redevelop the neigh ... More
Date: September 1968
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33119
Description: This photograph, of an unidentified architect's drawing, shows a proposed housing complex to be built at South Road (now Tuskeegee Airmen Way) and 160th Street, as part of the city's plan to redevelop ... More
Date: 1965
Subject: Older people | Housing
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22936
Description: This photograph shows a drawing by an unknown artist of new senior citizen housing to be built by the Freeport Housing Authority. Designed by Manhattan architect E.N. Turano, the new units were to be ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34010
Description: Patricia Brintle is long-term residents of Jackson Heights and Whitestone. In the interview, she discussed about the times when she lived in Jackson Heights and Whitestone and how everything started t ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20655
Description: Ms. Tirado works a lot with people at church and hears stories about landlords trying get residents, particularly seniors out of their homes. She helps seniors get into the rent exemption program, so ... More
Authors: Gadaleta, Cosmo
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2156
Date: 1935
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:24188
Description: Apartment houses - Aerial view of Boulevard Gardens