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Title [Amboy Road, Pleasant Plains]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date ca. 1930
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print. View of Amboy Road in Pleasant Plains, Staten Island. There are small commercial buildings on both sides of the street; most of the buildings are two stories tall, and many have awnings over the display window on the ground floor. Several building signs are visible, including: "HOFFMAN / BEVERAGES"; "ECONOMY / SHOE / REPAIRING CO."; "FLAXMAN'S / DEPARTMENT / STORE"; "DRUGS / SODA"; and "[PLEA]SANT PLAINS MARKET". The pediment of the building at far right has the date "1914". A few men stand or walk on the sidewalk, and a small boy is running on the sidewalk at left. Cars are parked on both sides of the street. A railroad bridge crosses the street in the distance.
(Keywords: New York City)
Print size 5 x 8
Acquisition Collection of the Staten Island Historical Society
Earliest Date 1925
Latest Date 1935
Subjects Streets
Neighborhoods
Stores & shops
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.0132
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2016.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.