Tag: North Hempstead Turnpike
This weekend's Mystery Foto documented an important section of the Motor Parkway.
Frank Femenias submitted this 1924 aerial of Fresh Meadows where the Western Terminus will be located off Nassau Boulevard (Horace Harding Boulevard)
One of the important pioneering features of the Long Island Motor Parkway was the first construction of bridges associated with an automobile road to eliminate grade crossings. A total of at least 65 bridges were built for the Motor Parkway from 1908 to 1926 over crossroads (designated a parkway bridge), under crossroads (designated