York Avenue (Avenue A), north from 59th Street.

1928

York Avenue (Avenue A), north from 59th Street.

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York Avenue (Avenue A), north from 59th Street. The dark body overhead is Queensboro Bridge. On the west side, from 60th to 61st Streets, is a garage built since 1920. The gas tanks are in the two blocks 61st to 62nd and 62nd to 63rd Streets opposite the second one, on the N.E. corner of 62nd Street, is the pumping station and tower of the Consolidated Gas Company. Behind and to the right of these may be seen the melting plant of George Ehret, east of York Avenue between 63rd and 64th Streets it will be demolished in October 1930. Demolition of buildings on the east side of the Avenue, from 68th to 71st Streets, has not yet taken place. At the time of this picture the name of the Avenue, north from this point, is about to be changed to York Avenue. The old Avenue A house numbers will still be used after the change. March 5, 1928.
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