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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."
Full Text: Full Text
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.