LIC Gantry Lecture

LIC Gantry Lecture The Backstory of the Long Island City Gantries with Bob Singleton, Exec Dir Greater Astoria Historical Society Before the Hell Gate Bridge opened in 1917, New York’s topography, which gave it extraordinary water access, also made Long Island (including Queens and Brooklyn) inaccessible to the national rail …

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Historic Houses of Queens

Historic Houses of Queens Queens, New York, boasts a rich history that includes dozens of poorly publicized but historically impressive houses. A mix of farmsteads, mansions, seaside escapes, and architecturally significant community dwellings, these homes were owned by America’s forefathers, nouveau riche industrialists, Wall Street tycoons, and prominent African American …

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