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A cold and windy day at the beach…. Constructed on the site of one of the first US naval air stations, the park was designed in 1936 by Park Commissioner Robert Moses, who envisioned Riis Park as a beach for … Continue reading
Where the East River and the Long Island Sound meet; the waterfront between the Whitestone and Throgs Neck bridges private docks and the Throgs Neck Bridge barges in the river and Whitestone, Queens in the background the Whitestone Bridge … Continue reading
“Natural History” sculpture by Patrick Dougherty to commemorate Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s 100th anniversary a good place for hide and seek
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
Malba is an upper middle-class neighborhood in the Whitestone section of Queens. The waterfront neighborhood is home to some of the largest and most expensive private houses in New York City. Its name is derived from the first letters of … Continue reading
Powell’s Cove Park was completed in 1999 on an East River bay with sizable wetlands and filled uplands. The Queens neighborhood of College Point borders on the west and Malba borders on the east. The first known European resident … Continue reading