Motor Parkway Preservation
The LevittownPatch reported on the potential housing development on the location of the grandstand and press box for the 1908 to 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Races on the Long Island Motor Parkway. (9 comments)
This article by Melissa Argueta appeared in the July 1, 2011 issue of Garden City Life. Photo Credit: The Long Island Motor Parkway as seen in 1908 from the Carman Avenue Bridge in East Meadow. Photo courtesy of Garden City Archives. Photo from the Howard Kroplick Collection.
Links to related posts on the Old Bethpage Village Restoration Motor Parkway Bridge (Updated: December 31, 2011):
Thanks to the efforts of Garden City resident and Long Island Motor Parkway Preservation Society member Cyril Smith, the Village of Garden City has taken action to study the preservation of a section of the Motor Parkway near Clinton Road. Reports from Garden City Life and Garden City Patch:
Over the last five years, there have been numerous unsuccessful attempts to photograph the reportedly last intact Motor Parkway Bridge located in the Melville Sand Pits. Long Island Motor Parkway Preservation member Chris Giffuni sadly reports that this bridge was in destroyed sometime during the last ten years.(6 comments)
Nassau County Department of Public Works has launched a website detailing the vision plan for the Motor Parkway Trail:(2 comments)
County Executive Edward Mangano announced on Friday the master plan to establish the Motor Parkway Trail. Among the participants were the Alco Black Beast and 12 vintage cars from the Ford Model A Club. Highlights from the media are as follows:
Despite the never-ending rainstorm, a total of 22 people last night attended the second meeting of the Long Island Motor Parkway Preservation Society at the Bonwit Inn in Commack. Among the topics discussed were:(2 comments)
Less than one mile of the 44-mile Long Island Motor Parkway was located in the Village of Garden City. However, within this small area were many fascinating sites; a Motor Parkway tunnel, one unfinished bridge, the Clinton Road Motor Parkway Bridge, the Motor Parkway Office and the Garden City Lodge.(3 comments)
On October 14, 2008, Fox 5-TV of New York continued their investigation of Queens home owners infringing of the Long Island Motor Parkway greenway in Oakland Gardens.
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