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Mott Ave. and B22 St. Far Rockaway, NYC1940 2012
The neighborhood of Wallabout was recently designated as a landmark district largely because it contains one of the greatest concentration of remaining pre-Civil War wood-frame houses in NYC. Amongst the well maintained houses on Vanderbilt Avenue, just south of the … Continue reading
continuing the tour of parks along the East River in north Queens Dutch farmers founded Whitestone in 1645, naming the area for a large white boulder along the shore. The park honors Francis Lewis a member of the Continental Congress … Continue reading
From the pondup the stepsto the gazebos on the bluff across the footbridge over the Cross Island Pkwy. the bike path, part of the Brooklyn-Queens Greenway looking toward Alley Pond Park Little Neck Bay and a swan family The Crocheron … Continue reading
Mill Rock Island Mill Rock Island, originally two smaller islands, lies about 1,000 feet off the eastern edge of 96th Street in the East River. In 1664 William Hallet bought the two islands, but apparently never occupied them. Sometime between … Continue reading