2009-09-25 / Community

More Historic Rockaway Photos: When And Where?


1. At one time, these tent cities were all the rage, providing temporary housing for beachgoers and locals alike. Where was this colony and in what year was the photo shot? 1. At one time, these tent cities were all the rage, providing temporary housing for beachgoers and locals alike. Where was this colony and in what year was the photo shot? 2. A cornerstone ceremony for a building that no longer exists. What was the building and in what year was this photo shot? 2. A cornerstone ceremony for a building that no longer exists. What was the building and in what year was this photo shot? 3. This building should be familiar to most of those who live in the west end of the peninsula, but its setting is very different today. In what year was the photo taken? 3. This building should be familiar to most of those who live in the west end of the peninsula, but its setting is very different today. In what year was the photo taken? 4. Lots of bathing clubs and bathhouses sprung up in the 1920s and 1930s. Where was this photo taken, and in what year? 4. Lots of bathing clubs and bathhouses sprung up in the 1920s and 1930s. Where was this photo taken, and in what year? 5. This photo announces that the building is for sale because the institution is moving to another location. What is the new institution called and where is it located? 5. This photo announces that the building is for sale because the institution is moving to another location. What is the new institution called and where is it located? 6. This building is a hot topic even today, but when this photo was shot, the building housed one of the most stable and important businesses on the Rockaway beachfront. What was it, and what has it become? 6. This building is a hot topic even today, but when this photo was shot, the building housed one of the most stable and important businesses on the Rockaway beachfront. What was it, and what has it become? 7. Not exactly your modern operating room. Where and when was this photo taken? 7. Not exactly your modern operating room. Where and when was this photo taken? 8. This airborne view of the center of the peninsula shows some buildings that are still used today, but there are others that were added later that are missing from the landscape. Where and when was this photo taken? 8. This airborne view of the center of the peninsula shows some buildings that are still used today, but there are others that were added later that are missing from the landscape. Where and when was this photo taken? 9. Now one of Rockaway's most problematic public housing complexes, the parked cars should provide a clue as to when it was shot. 9. Now one of Rockaway's most problematic public housing complexes, the parked cars should provide a clue as to when it was shot. 10. One of the largest planned middle-income housing complexes in the entire nation, this project was under construction when the photo was shot. What is the housing complex called, and in what year was the photo shot? 10. One of the largest planned middle-income housing complexes in the entire nation, this project was under construction when the photo was shot. What is the housing complex called, and in what year was the photo shot?

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