More information of Addisleigh Park:



Addisleigh Park: Enclave of Greats in African-American History, Wholly Intact 20th Century Garden City Suburb and Site of Important American Housing History (pdf)-
Jane Cowan

Addisleigh Park Preliminary Report (pdf)- Maxine Gordon

 Addisleigh Park Civic Organization

Click here for more images of the Addisleigh Park neighborhood, and here for corresponding map


  Press Coverage:


"Bluesy Home Market With a Jazzy Past" December 7, 2008, New York Times

"Former Home of Babe Ruth in Queens Seeks Landmark Protection," June 12, 2008, New York Daily News

"House Where Civil Rights Leader W.E.B. DuBois Lived Not Landmarked," March 25, 2008, New York Daily News

"Jackie Robinson's House Not Safe," April 8, 2008, New York Daily News


"Library in Massachusetts Offers Up Rare Invite to W.E.B. Dubois Wedding," June 16, 2008

"Possible Black History Trail in Queens," April 22, 2008, New York Daily News


"Queens Building Boom Knocking Out Link to Players Like Babe Ruth," April 8, 2008, New York Daily News


"W.E.B. Du Bois Birthsite Will Be Developed Into Memorial," June 16, 2008, New York Daily News


"With Scenic Homes and a Rich Heritage, Addisleigh Park is Thriving," June 20, 2005, New York Sun

 

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