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Get Connected => Jackson Heights of Yesteryear => Topic started by: toddg on December 04, 2007, 10:19:23 AM

Title: New book: "Neighborhoods of Queens"
Post by: toddg on December 04, 2007, 10:19:23 AM
Interesting new book: The Neighborhoods of Queens (http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/book.asp?isbn=9780300112993) by Claudia Gryvatz Copquin; Introduction by Kenneth T. Jackson


The author is a Jackson Heights native, according to this article in the Daily News (http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/queens/2007/12/04/2007-12-04_neighborhoods_of_queens_writer_was_raise.html).
Title: Re: New book: "Neighborhoods of Queens"
Post by: Shelby2 on December 04, 2007, 01:08:51 PM
The Queens Museum of Art is having a book launch party for that book on Dec. 8

Book Launch - The Neighborhoods of Queens
Saturday, December 8, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Queens Museum of Art

Join The Citizens Committee for New York City and Queens Borough President Helen Marshall in celebrating the launch of Claudia Gryvatz Copquin's up-to-date, intimate portrait of the 99 neighborhoods of Queens. The Neighborhoods of Queens is a wonderful tribute to the borough's remarkably diverse communities. New-York Historical Society President and eminent Columbia University historian Kenneth T. Jackson, who wrote the introduction to the book, will also be making remarks. Detailing the history, people, and cultural activities of each neighborhood, The Neighborhoods of Queens is generously illustrated with more than 200 photographs, both contemporary and historical and over 50 new maps that chart precise neighborhood boundaries. Followed by light refreshments.