|Title||[Aerial view of Port Richmond and Memoly Motors]|
|Object Name||Negative, Film|
|Photographer||Flamm, Herbert A.|
|Date||March 20, 1948|
|Collection||Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection|
Original B&W film negative. Aerial view of Port Richmond, Staten Island. The large building in the center of the image is the Memoly Motors car dealership, located on Richmond Terrace.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
|Film Size||8 x 10|
|Acquisition||Gift of Herbert A. Flamm|
|Ownership and History||
The Memoly Motors automobile dealership, established in the 1930s, sold Dodge and Plymouth cars and trucks. They were located at 1893 Richmond Terrace in Port Richmond, and later opened a second location on Hylan Boulevard in New Dorp.
The facility near the top of this image may be Braybrook Stadium, a sports facility in Port Richmond that preceded the 1950s establishment of Weissglass Speedway and stadium at the same location.
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2015.
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