The view is from Kew Gardens Road looking down 83rd Avenue towards Queens Boulevard. Silver Towers, under construction in the 1961 photograph, is in the background of both photographs. The Court Plaza Apartments, built in 1974, are in the left foreground of the 2007 photograph. 1961 photograph courtesy of Roger Sabo.
[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.
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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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