Sunday, August 30, 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Mansion Site Update (08/25/15)


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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Mansion Site Update (08/20/15)


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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Queens Boulevard Bike Lanes.


                "Take the bike to the plane."


Constructed.  Seen above and below (58th Street - Roosevelt Avenue, North and South sides Q. Blvd.)


Be sure to note in the following brief video (01:11) of the easterly downhill run of the skateboarder in the bike lane:

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August 19:  bike lane painting continued at intersection of north side of Queens Boulevard and 61st Street.  Seemingly complicated dexterous maneuvering on the part of both cyclist and motorist needed where the service road enters the main highway.



How to paint a bike lane.  (Check out accompanying video as well.)



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Friday, August 14, 2015

Landfill Surrounded By Berrian Boulevard, 45th Street, and 19th Avenue


(Click on each photo for an enlarged view.   Photos 1,2,5,6,7: 8/15/15;  Photos 3,4: 8/13/15)

Photo 1:  Looking Northeast.  45th Street on the left.  19th Avenue on the right.

Photo 2: Looking West along the southern edge of the landfill along 19th Avenue.

Photo 3:   Looking East along Berrian Boulevard to its dead-ending at the foot of the landfill. (Camera positioned at 45th Street)

Photo 4:  At the dead-ending of Berrian Boulevard at foot of landfill.  One of the entrance gates at the far right.

Photo 5: Hilltop shows scanty vegetation where formerly abundant vegetation existed.

Photo 6: Looking South at entrance gate to the an area of the landfill now denuded of plant life.

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Slattery Plaza (Queens Blvd. & Woodhaven Blvd.)

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Monday, August 10, 2015

First Warehouse Wall Being Erected at Steinway Historical Heritage Site. Beautiful* Mansion Starts Its Journey To Be Hidden From View (August 10, 2015)

        
*  "A gem.  A gem." - The late Mike Halberian former long-time owner.  (0:27-0:28 heard here.)



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