Historical Views of the Rockaways
He and others built hotels and bathing facilities for visitors to the beach at the beginning of the 20th century.
In those days access to the Point was mainly by boat or ferry from Brooklyn, and a long sandy trek from Rockaway Park. John and Minnie Roxbury were the most easterly neighbors in the fledgling Roxbury part of the Point area.
Frieberg and a captain seaman were near neighbors on the immediate east side of Reid’s Pavilion.
In today’s View we are looking down Reid Avenue from the bay.