Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
Douglaston/Little Neck | Queens Library
249-01 Northern Boulevard
Train: LIRR / Bus: Q12, N20, N21
Architect, author, and historic preservationist Kevin Wolfe will present an illustrated talk on the planned communities of Douglas Manor in Douglaston and Kensington in Great Neck, created by the Rickert Finlay Realty Company more than a century ago. The story of these neighborhoods is featured in a new book, Gardens of Eden: Long Island’s Early Twentieth-Century Planned Communities, published by the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA).
Refreshments will be served. Seating is limited; first come, first served.
This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library in conjunction with the Douglaston and Little Neck Historical Society and the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities.