35th Avenue Development – Flushing NY

Description

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) contributed to the development of what of 35th Avenue, extending it from Prince to College Points Boulevard (then known as Lawrence Street), in anticipation of the 1939 World’s Fair in Flushing.

Source notes

The New York Times: "Queens Bridge Approach Dooms 4 Historic Elms," October 26, 1938 (pg. 20).

http://www.qchron.com/qboro/i_have_often_walked/when-lawrence-st-was-longer/article_d87e2f22-bb06-5ec8-b859-6ec1e707a31e.html (accessed Mar. 2018)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 27, 2018.

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Location Info


35th Ave.
Flushing, NY

Coordinates: 40.763845, -73.834391

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