Tag: Queens Toll Lodges


  • Oct 16 2012

    The Motor Parkway Toll Collection Structure #2 Hillside Ave Lodge & #3 Rocky Hill Rd Lodge in Queens

    Going west to east, the second and third Motor Parkway toll collection structures were the Hillside Avenue Lodge (1921-1928) the Rocky Hill Road Lodge (1928- 1938) located 600-feet east of present-day Springfield Boulevard in Queens.

  • Sep 19 2012

    The Motor Parkway Toll Collection Structures: #1 Nassau Boulevard Lodge In Fresh Meadows, Queens

    This is the first of a new series documenting the toll collection structures of the Long Island Motor Parkway. Going west to east, the first planned toll lodge was the Nassau Boulevard Lodge at the Western Terminus located at Nassau Boulevard (later renamed Horace Harding Boulevard) in Fresh Meadows.

  • Feb 10 2009

    In Search of the Nassau Boulevard Toll Booth: Part III

    Sunday's post In Search of the Fresh Meadows Toll Booth: Part I documented that the Motor Parkway designated two new "toll lodges" in Queens when the Nassau Boulevard entrance was opened on July 1, 1928. The existence of the Rocky Hill Road Toll Booth was confirmed in both aerial photos and a

  • Feb 09 2009

    In Search of the Nassau Boulevard Toll Booth: Part II

    In Sunday's post In Search of the Fresh Meadows Toll Booth: Part I, it was documented that the Motor Parkway designated two new "toll lodges" in Queens when the Nassau Boulevard entrance was opened on July 1, 1928. The existence of the unique Rocky Hill Road Toll Booth, which crossed the Motor

  • Feb 08 2009

    In Search of the Nassau Boulevard Toll Booth: Part I

    As described in the book The Long Island Motor Parkway, the Motor Parkway was extended three miles in the late 1920s from Rocky Hill Road (Springfield Boulevard) to Nassau Boulevard (later renamed Horace Harding Boulevard). The above image of a rare 1928 Motor Parkway brochure (courtesy of Robert Harrington) promoted the