HISTORIC GALLERY

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.
  • Astoria Pool

  • Cassidy for Borough President parade, Flushing, 1902

  • Corner of Roosevelt Avenue & Main Street, Downtown Flushing

  • First Train to Whitestone, 1897

  • Fresh Meadows Auto Show, 1953

  • Horn & Hardart, now Hooters, Fresh Meadows, 1953

  • New York Municipal Airport (LaGuardia), 1939

  • NYS Pavilion, 1964 World's Fair under construction

  • Old Queens Courthouse, Long Island City

  • Silvercup Studios, Long Island City

  • United Nations General Assembly, Flushing Meadow Park, 1947

  • Van Siclen Farm, site of present day St. John's University

  • Woman Suffrage Party

  • World Heavyweight Champion James Corbett & wife, Bayside, 1903

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