Carl Ballenas's Jamaica Estates (Images of America) PDF

By Carl Ballenas

The Jamaica Estates neighborhood developed with the arrival of the 20 th century. The verdant hills north of the colonial village of Jamaica have been protected with forests of deciduous bushes and dotted with crystal transparent glacial lakes. The area's state attractiveness and calmness provided humans an get away from the congestion of the crowded urban. because the Queensborough Bridge neared finishing touch in 1907, prosperous actual property speculators, Ernestus Gulick and Felix Isman, predicted a different neighborhood. jointly they imagined a residential park supplying humans the power to have houses in a space of breathtaking state attractiveness whereas operating within the city.

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