2009-11-27 / Columnists

Answers (Sort Of) To Last Week's Photo Quiz: Buildings Of Rockaway


1. One of the premier synagogues in the city, patterned after the famous Turo Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, Congregation Derech Emunoh once proudly stood in what is now the Arverne By The Sea complex. 1. One of the premier synagogues in the city, patterned after the famous Turo Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, Congregation Derech Emunoh once proudly stood in what is now the Arverne By The Sea complex. 2. Battery Road in Bayswater borders the bay, and it has been more dumping ground than street for many years. 2. Battery Road in Bayswater borders the bay, and it has been more dumping ground than street for many years. 3. PS 43 and its sister special education schools stand on Beach 28 Street right near the boardwalk. 3. PS 43 and its sister special education schools stand on Beach 28 Street right near the boardwalk. 4. This building on the southern end of Beach 116 Street was once a roller rink and later became a restaurant and small museum. Today, the expense of removing its asbestos and renovating the building keeps it abandoned. 4. This building on the southern end of Beach 116 Street was once a roller rink and later became a restaurant and small museum. Today, the expense of removing its asbestos and renovating the building keeps it abandoned. 5. The Edgemere Landfill, better known as "The Dump," was once the resting place for all of the city's toxic waste and garbage. Today, it is being remediated and will probably wind up as a community park some day. 5. The Edgemere Landfill, better known as "The Dump," was once the resting place for all of the city's toxic waste and garbage. Today, it is being remediated and will probably wind up as a community park some day. 6. This building on Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 98 Street was notorious as a hangout for young teens who could always buy a beer or two at the local pub. 6. This building on Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 98 Street was notorious as a hangout for young teens who could always buy a beer or two at the local pub. 7. The national department store McCory's was the anchor store at the Dayton Plaza Shopping Center on Rockaway Beach Boulevard. Today, it is a Job-Lot dollar store. 7. The national department store McCory's was the anchor store at the Dayton Plaza Shopping Center on Rockaway Beach Boulevard. Today, it is a Job-Lot dollar store. 8. These two stores on the corner of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 116 Street were The Great American Eatery and F. W. Woolworth. Today, they are a card shop and a dollar store. 8. These two stores on the corner of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 116 Street were The Great American Eatery and F. W. Woolworth. Today, they are a card shop and a dollar store. 9. We said that we would identify the photos -  sort of -  because nobody can seem to identify this spot. Can you help us? 9. We said that we would identify the photos - sort of - because nobody can seem to identify this spot. Can you help us? 10. The new Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 70 Street will soon run right through this site, which was the meat packing plant of Loeb and Mayer, one of the two or three oldest businesses in Rockaway. It went out of business 20 years ago after a bidrigging scandal. 10. The new Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 70 Street will soon run right through this site, which was the meat packing plant of Loeb and Mayer, one of the two or three oldest businesses in Rockaway. It went out of business 20 years ago after a bidrigging scandal.

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