The Queensmark Award
Queens Historical Society to Celebrate Historic Whitestone
The Queens Historical Society has selected the community of Whitestone as the focus of this years Queensmark awards program that recognizes outstanding buildings in Queens of historical, architectural and cultural merit.
The 2003 Queensmark awards program will be presented on Saturday, September 27th, beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the 1860 Grace Episcopal Church, 151-17 14th Road, Whitestone. The public is invited to attend. Admission is free.
The program will feature a display of 20 x 30 color photographs of the award-winning structures and selected previous recipients; a talk on the history of Whitestone; remarks by honored guests; presentation of the bronze Queensmark plaques and refreshments.
Grace Episcopal Church, 151-17 14th Road, Whitestone,
built 1860 setting for this year's Queensmark awards
program on September 27th, 2:00 p.m
On Saturday, October 4th, Whitestone will also be the focus of a walking tour with Urban Geographer, Jack Eichenbaum.
Among many points of interest, the walking tour will include architectural landmarks cited at the Queensmark awards program. The tour runs from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $12 per person. Participants should meet in Flushing at 2:00 p.m. in front of the Citibank, on the east side of Main St., one block north of the Main St. #7 subway; or in Whitestone at 2:20 p.m. at the bus stop on 14th Ave. and Parsons Blvd. (The tour will conclude at a Whitestone bus connection.)
For further information on both programs call (718) 939-0647 ext. 17.