Then and Now
This week's Mystery Foto was a "Then & Now" printed in a press release for the 1960 Vanderbilt Cup Race. (7 comments)
This brief film shows the dramatic changes on Long Island over the last 100 years comparing sections of the Vanderbilt Cup Race courses (1904-1910) to recent views.(3 comments)
Come join the Long Island Motor Parkway Preservation Society and the Bethpage community for a "Clean Up the Historic Deadman's Curve" Day at 9:00 AM Saturday, June 22, 2013. (8 comments)
On Saturday, April 20th, you are invited to help clean-up a historic section of the Motor Parkway in East Williston. Here is a "Then & Now" of this area between the LIRR tracksof the Oyster Bay Branch and Roslyn Road.
The intersection of Massapequa-Hicksville Road and the Long Island Motor Parkway was a favorite location for watching for watching the 1908, 1909 and 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Races. (5 comments)
The hometown favorite of the 1905 and 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Races was millionaire sportsman and Wall Street broker Foxhall Keene. Keene lived just one mile north of the 1904 and 1906 starting lines in his Old Westbury estate called “Rosemary Hall.” The house still stands today. (9 comments)
The private home that was formerly the Ronkonkoma Lodge is being remodeled and expanded. Here is an updated "Then & Now" of the building from 1923 to today. (7 comments)
In celebration of the first road built exclusively for the automobile, my favorite co-author Al Velocci and I will present tonight a then and now review of the North Hempstead section of the historic Long Island Motor Parkway.
As part of the lecture series sponsored by the Roslyn Landmark Society, tonight I will be presenting an overview of the Vanderbilt Cup Races with a focus on racing in the Roslyn area.
The closest the Vanderbilt Cup Race courses of Long Island Island ever came to Suffolk County was the Woodbury Turn at the intersection of Woodbury Road and Jericho Turnpike.