Address: Main Street and Union Turnpike
Neighborhood: Kew Gardens Hills
Architect: Boak and Raad
Current Status: Extant
Award: Bronze Plaque for Commercial
Typology: Retail or Shopping Center
Today this shopping center looks quaint and a little ragged, but when it opened, shopping strips like this were considered novel by orienting the entire site toward parking. The building is L-shaped with the anchor supermarket in the central corner. Portions of the flat canopy over the pedestrian sidewalk still remain and the painted brick facade is still visible. Originally a wooden post and rail fence surrounded the parking lot.