The hallways of the Executive Office Center at Fresh Meadows are lined with over 60 historical photos of Queens, obtained from the Queens Historical Society.
They represent the finest collection of such photos on public display.
Many of them date back to the late 1800s. Click on the photo to view a sampling of these historic images.
Fresh Meadows Auto Show, 1953
Cassidy for Borough President parade, Flushing, 1902
NYS Pavilion, 1964 World's Fair under construction
Old Queens Courthouse, Long Island City
First Train to Whitestone, 1897
Horn & Hardart, now Hooters, Fresh Meadows, 1953
World Heavyweight Champion James Corbett & wife, Bayside, 1903
New York Municipal Airport (LaGuardia), 1939
Corner of Roosevelt Avenue & Main Street, Downtown Flushing
Silvercup Studios, Long Island City
United Nations General Assembly, Flushing Meadow Park, 1947
Van Siclen Farm, site of present day St. John's University