Austin Street, 1910
The view is looking west toward Union TurnpikeThe photographer is standing in the Long Island Railroad parking lot. The vacant lot on the left side of the photograph is now the site of the Austin Arms Apartments
. The house on the right is the old Palmer House
, and to its left, the Dean House
- both on Newbold Place (today's 82nd Road)In the distance is the future home of Saul Marantz
at the corner of 81st Avenue (then called Pembroke Place).
If you have pictures of yourself showing any Kew Gardens locale in the background, email me high resolution jpegs and I will post them here as space permits.
To download a copy of the Queens Courier's
Sept. 2003 article about Old Kew Gardens.com, click on one of the following links. Turn off your browser's auto-resize if the JPEG text appears too small to read.
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