Monthly Archives: February 2011

photo of the day; Flushing

The Windsor School Queens, NY The Sanford White (McKim, Mead & White) designed building was the original home of the Free Synagogue of Flushing which now rents it to Windsor School, a private ESL prep school. Rear view of the … Continue reading

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photo of the day; Mott Haven

trees St.Marys Park Bronx, NY St. Mary’s Park, one of the six original parks in the Bronx, the site was once part of the estate of Jonas Bronck (1600-43), for whom the Bronx is named. During the Revolutionary War, a … Continue reading

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photo of the day; Washington Heights

Morris-Jumel Mansion; the oldest house in Manhattan a 1903 Photochrom from LoC The house was built eleven years before the Revolution, in 1765, by British Colonel Roger Morris and his American wife, Mary Philipse. The breezy hilltop location proved an … Continue reading

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photo of the day; Little Neck

house of whimsy queens, ny

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photo of the day; Stapleton

Old Paramount Theater (now rental hall) Staten Island, NY

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photo of the day: College Point

MacNeil Park on the East River Queens, NY 1920’s view (from NYPL Collection) today Originally the site of the short lived St.Paul’s College (c.1839) –which is how the area got it’s name — then of the Chisolm mansion. In 1930 … Continue reading

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photo of the day; Red Hook

 “Some Walls Are Invisible” Groundswell Community Mural Project Red Hook, Broolyn, NY

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photo of the day; Upper Bay

from Valentino Pier; warehouse, Ferry & Statue of Liberty Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY

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photo of the day; Highbridge

Park Plaza Building Jerome Ave. Bronx, NY 1931 Art Deco gem designated as a New York City landmark and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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photo of the day; Williamsburg

old bicycle shop Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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