The borough of Queens has seen many historical and geographical changes throughout its illustrious history. Marshlands, woods, and farms gave way to factories, thriving communities, and the nation's premier arterial highway system.
Queens: Then & Now offers a rare historical look at New York City's largest borough, featuring many never-before-seen images that document the amazing changes it has experienced since it became a part of the great metropolis in 1898.
About Your Lecturer:
Jason D. Antos is a third generation New Yorker whose family has lived in Queens since 1960. An author of six history books on Queens history, he works as a full time reporter and editor of a weekly Queens paper in Long Island City and is a member of the New York Press (NYP) and the New York Press Photographers Association (NYPPA)