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Date: July 22, 1933
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30136
Description: Steeplechase, baths and boardwalk, in Rockaway Beach. This was a bathhouse and amusement area opened by George C. Tilyou's called Steeplechase Park (he also had one at Coney Island), it was next to L. ... More
Authors: Monika Luchowska
Date: November 2, 2012
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18550
Description: The sky yawns blue, sleek and beautiful, where the boardwalk supports still stand after Hurricane Sandy. They appear to grasp the horizon. To an observer they seem to be monuments just like Stone Hedg ... More
Authors: Monika Luchowska
Date: November 2, 2012
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18552
Description: Following Hurricane Sandy, a severely damaged boardwalk is left in its wake. It slammed into the a housing complex, with a lamp post still attached.
Authors: Monika Luchowska
Date: November 2, 2012
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18533
Description: The scene left after a boardwalk slams into a small house reminds one of a tornado. Hurricane Sandy will be remembered for her winds and raging flood waters. This house's panels fell off in chunks.
Authors: Monika Luchowska
Date: November 2, 2012
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18553
Description: The boardwalk detached from its base during Hurricane Sandy, colliding with a house. It still had a bench attached.
Authors: Monika Luchowska
Date: November 2, 2012
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18544
Description: Even though the boardwalk was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, these stairs were still intact and usable. Many people climbed them to look out at the gray sea until they were demolished.
Authors: Monika Luchowska
Date: November 2, 2012
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18522
Description: Damaged section of boardwalk in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Apartment buildings in the distance, and a ruined recreational building to the right.
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: August 2, 1913
Subject: Boardwalks
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30169
Description: A view of the boardwalk at Rockaway Beach, the Holland Baths are in the background.
Authors: Kitty Katz
Date: February 2013
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18598
Description: What was once a bustling local surfboard and gear rental store, Boarders Surf Shop, lies in ruin after Hurricane Sandy.
Authors: Kitty Katz
Date: February 2013
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18613
Description: Twisted and mangled wooden planks from the boardwalk were gathered for disposal after being ripped from cement support piles during the destructive forces of Hurricane Sandy.
Authors: Kitty Katz
Date: July 2012
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18578
Description: Prior to Hurricane Sandy on October 29th, 2012, 'Boarders' was a well known shop right on the boardwalk at Beach 96th Street that supplied surfing rentals to both the community residents and tourists ... More
Date: 1970
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17918
Description: Rockaways' Playland, the "kiddie" section of Rockaways' Playland.
Date: circa 1970
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17885
Description: A postcard from 1970 of thrilled riders on the Atom Smasher roller coaster in Rockaways' Playland.
Date: circa 1965
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17971
Description: Rockaways' Playland, daytime view with the "Atom Smasher" in the foreground.
Date: ca. 1933
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30189
Description: Kiddie Park, Rockaway Beach, N.Y. A Children's amusement area located next to Rockaways' Playland.