The photos in this listing for 19 Puritan Avenue (aka 19 75 Road) in Forest Hills are woeful but the house itself is pretty nice–and could be very nice with the right touch. That’s another way of saying it’s got good bones but there have been some questionable remodeling decisions over the years. Nothing that would cost too much to remedy though. Plus, it’s just a hop, skip and a car-dodge away to Forest Park. The Center Hall Colonial, which appears to have been in the same family for the past 40 years, is asking $1,988,000.
19 Puritan Avenue [M. Brady & Associates] GMAP P*Shark
Q’Stoner reader Lisa sent along this wonderful photo of herself at the 1964 World’s Fair, then revisiting the same spot 50 years later. You can click through to see the full-sized shots. Yesterday, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Fair, and we will continue to celebrate into May. If you have any World’s […]
The 21-story, 421-unit rental building under construction at 41-42 24th Street now has a name. The developers, the World-Wide Group, dubbed it “QLIC” — a name, according to a press release, “chosen to celebrate the flourishing Long Island City neighborhood.” The developers also selected aptsandlofts.com as the exclusive leasing agent for the studio to three […]
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The anticipation was tremendous. Exactly 50 years ago today, the 1964 World’s Fair kicked off with an inauguration featuring a speech by President Lyndon B. Johnson. To commemorate this historic event today, NYC Parks opened the New York State Pavilion for three hours this afternoon. More than 5,000 spectators waited in line to see this remnant and […]
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