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Title [Greenridge Auction Market]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date April 14, 1952
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of a large building (airplane hangar) with sign "GREENRIDGE AUCTION MARKET" on the side and "STATEN ISLAND AIRPORT / A[ERI]AL GATEWAY TO NEW YORK CITY" on the front. In the foreground is an open area with rows of wooden tables.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History The Greenridge Auction Market was located on Richmond Avenue in New Springville, Staten Island, on the site of the former Staten Island Airport. The area became the Korvette's (later Pergament) shopping center. The Auction Market, the airport, and the Staten Island Drive-In movie theater were adjacent to each other in the section of Richmond Avenue between Richmond Hill Road and the Fresh Kills Bridge.
Earliest Date 1952
Latest Date 1952
Subjects Auctions
Airports
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.2954
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2017.
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