2010-10-29 / Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A blast from the past … Central Avenue … Far Rockaway…1948
From The Rockaway Museum Commentary by Emil Lucev, Curator Dedicated To The Memory Of Leon S. Locke

Today’s Historical View is of Phil’s Men’s Shop, a firm that had been in the Rockaways for 40 years. The old ad speaks for itself with name brands, and other clothing and bathing items for sale, in this time period. Some brand names are still around. Recognize any? Today’s Historical View is of Phil’s Men’s Shop, a firm that had been in the Rockaways for 40 years. The old ad speaks for itself with name brands, and other clothing and bathing items for sale, in this time period. Some brand names are still around. Recognize any?

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