Tag: Extant Buildings


  • Jan 29 2013

    Then & Now: New Hyde Park Turn

    One of the six exciting turns in the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race was the intersection of Lakeville Road and Jericho Turnpike.

  • Jan 31 2012

    Then & Now: Krug’s Corner in Mineola

    Krug's Hotel, on the north-west corner of Jericho Turnpike and Willis Avenue in Mineola, was a favorite viewing site for the 1904, 1905 and 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Races. This Then & Now look found a rarity- A building on the Vanderbilt Cup Race course that is still standing!

  • Feb 12 2011

    Then & Now: Extant Structures on the Vanderbilt Cup Race Courses

    There are few Long Island buildings and structures that were built from 1904 to 1910 and remain standing. These nine buildings, structures and remnants on the Vanderbilt Cup Race courses have survived over 100 years:

  • Oct 08 2008

    The 20 Toll Collection Structures of the Long Island Motor Parkway-Updated 9/9/2017

    One of the myths of the Long Island Motor Parkway’s history was that there were 12 lodges designed by prominent architect John Russell Pope and built to collect tolls and provide housing for the toll-takers and their families. The answer to the question of the number of toll lodges on