2009-01-30 / Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Park Plaza Hotel - Rockaway Park
From The Rockaway Museum Commentary by Emil Lucev, Curator Dedicated To The Memory Of Leon S. Locke


With the passing of the Washington Hotel into the history books, yours truly thought it would be fitting to dig up, I mean dig out, a photo of another old "kosher" hotel that nothing much is known about, other than where it was in Rockaway Park, and that Arthur Orenstein was the proprietor. How about it Waveland … any details to go with this old photo from Rockaway review in 1946? With the passing of the Washington Hotel into the history books, yours truly thought it would be fitting to dig up, I mean dig out, a photo of another old "kosher" hotel that nothing much is known about, other than where it was in Rockaway Park, and that Arthur Orenstein was the proprietor. How about it Waveland … any details to go with this old photo from Rockaway review in 1946?

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