Monthly Archives: December 2010

The EDGEMERE – Beach 34th Street FAR ROCKAWAY


Beach 34th Street

Ruth and her family on Beach 34th Street - 1968: photo courtesy the Library of Ruth Wenig

Like many of us, we remember our streets. These two photographs are from the Library of Ruth Wenig. Her family lived on Beach 34th Street right off the beach. Like my family she has sand in her shoes.

Flood of September 1960 - View of Beach 34th Street looking towards the El: photo courtesy the Library of Ruth Wenig


Memories of Days on the Boardwalk – Edgemere and Far Rockaway, Joe Cocker sings “With a Little Help From My Friends”

What Once Was – Playland and the City Around It

Aerial photo of Playland and surrounding vicinity (photographer unknown)