These photographs show 82nd Road from opposite ends at Kew Gardens Road and Queens Boulevard. You may think you have seen the second black and white photograph on this site before, but you have not. This one was taken in 1943. The one you're thinking of was taken five years later in 1948 after construction of the Hampton House Apartments. [Click here
] [Black and white images from the Queens Borough Public Library, Long Island Division, Kew Gardens Collection.
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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