Once lined with Beech Trees: the 35th Avenue side of Flushing High School, October 1973
Main hallway of Flushing High School looking East toward the new wing.
Flushing High by the gymnasium extension completed in 1972 and the last building project for this school. The welcome sign proclaims the school's landmark status.
Flushing High School auditorium balcony West stairway.
Flushing High School view looking South, over the auditorium, from 3rd floor classroom. Construction scaffolds and netting are in the foreground, from 11/8/2008.
East side of FHS, under Weeping Beech tree, Fall of 1973. In the background are the Northern Apartments (built in 1957), North Bowne Chemists, "Pagoda" fast food and Hearing Aid store - still there in 2008!
East side of FHS with original gymnasium building behind Weeping Beech tree off-shoot, from the Fall of 1973. In the background are North Bowne Chemists, long gone "Pagoda" fast food and Hearing Aid store - still there in 2008!
Flushing High School South entrance doorway detail. One of many architectural characters found throughout the original 1875 building. From October 1973.
Flushing High School doorway detail. One of many architectural characters found throughout the original 1875 building. From October 1973.
Weeping Beech tree on Flushing High School campus, from October 1973. The tree was cut down around 1995 but the off shoots remain.
Entrance to Flushing High School auditorium, from November 1973. Gargoyles surround the top.
Gingko Tree, with Flushing High School in background. View looking South, from October 1973.
January 1974 ice storm. View looking South, Gingko tree and Flushing High School in background.
Private homes along 35th Ave. across the street from Flushing High School, November 1973.
Flushing High School, October 1973.
Flushing High School, Tower from November 1973
View under Marshall Fredricks' "Freedom of the Human Spirit" sculpture, from October 15, 1977.
Marshall Fredricks' "Freedom of the Human Spirit", 24ft bronze sculpture. In the backround is the rubble from the demolition of the United States Pavilion.