- Flushing, New York City, Queens, NY
- Site Type:
- Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels, Infrastructure and Utilities
- New Deal Agencies:
- Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs
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.
The New York Times: "Queens Bridge Approach Dooms 4 Historic Elms," October 26, 1938 (pg. 20).
https://www.qchron.com/qboro/i_have_often_walked/when-lawrence-st-was-longer/article_d87e2f22-bb06-5ec8-b859-6ec1e707a31e.html (accessed Mar. 2018)
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 27, 2018.
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