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Title [Forest Avenue]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date April 19, 1951
Collection Borough President's Office Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W print. View of Forest Avenue looking east toward Pontiac Street, in Elm Park, Staten Island. There are houses and businesses on both sides of the street. At left is a Roulston grocery store and the Crystal Sweet Shoppe; there is a drugstore on the corner at right. Handwritten inscription on the reverse of the photo: "Forest Ave. / 4-19-51 / Before Repaving Forest Ave, Between Jewett Ave & / Willowbrook Rd."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 8.25 x 10.125
Acquisition Gift of the City of New York, Department of Purchase, Salvage Division
Earliest Date 1951
Latest Date 1951
Subjects Streets
Grocery stores
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 68.027.0959
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, November 2017.
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.