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These never-before-published photos were recently re-discovered in our archives while our curators were working on the Herbert Flamm Collection of photographic images.  Mr. Flamm took these photographs in 1949, but his notes didn't tell us where the houses were located. Now, thanks to Edward Parisen of Los Angeles CA, we know that the houses are located on Simonson Avenue in Mariners Harbor. Two of these three charming bungalows (the ones at left and right in the row of three houses) still stand today, looking much like they did when first constructed.

 

 

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Do you know this street?

Do You Know photo May 2015 700pxThis image was recently re-discovered in our archives when our curators were working on the Herbert Flamm photograph collection. We know only a bit about this particular photo. Perhaps you can help us fill in the details.

The photograph, one of a set of five, was taken on November 30, 1954 by Herbert Flamm, a well-known local photographer who was often commissioned to photograph streets and buildings for insurance companies.  Looking closely at the image, we can see that the address number on the house at left is 111, and the number on the house at right is 121. On the telephone pole at left we can see a campaign flyer for Edward Amann Jr., who won election to the New York State Assembly in 1952, representing the North Shore of Staten Island, and served as an Assemblyman for 21 years..

Do you live in one of these houses, or do you recognize the street or neighborhood? If you have some information that could help us, please click on the link below to fill out a response form.

 

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Circled: Ed Amman & Number 111 Circled: Ed Amman & Number 111

Circled: Number 121Circled: Number 121

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All Historic Richmond Town archival images contain embedded digital watermarks.  Although unseen by the eye, these can be detected digitally whether in print or digital form.  We use this system to prevent unauthorized copying.  In addition, some images have a visible watermark.  If you would like to use our images please email us at info@historicrichmondtown.org or call us at 718-351-1611.  

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