Brinckerhoff Cemetery

Brinckerhoff Cemetery granted landmark status by City Council
Brinckerhoff Cemetery granted landmark status by City Council
Northeast Melissa Chan 12/13/2012 at 1:08PM

The landmark status of a historic Colonial-era burial ground in Fresh Meadows has been approved by the City Council. The council voted overwhelmingly to accept Brinckerhoff Cemetery’s landmark designation on December 10 after the 18th century site was approved for official landmark status by the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) in August. “With the landmarking [...]

Historical landmarks in northeast Queens
Historical landmarks in northeast Queens
News Melissa Chan 10/19/2012 at 4:35PM

Bayside and Fresh Meadows residents do not need to go far for a piece of their neighborhood’s past, as the neighborhoods boast four landmarked sites. The Lawrence Cemetery, located in a wooded area at the corner of 216th Street and 42nd Avenue in Bayside, was designated an official city landmark in 1967. According to the [...]

Brinckerhoff Cemetery given landmark status
Brinckerhoff Cemetery given landmark status
News Melissa Chan 8/14/2012 at 7:15PM

A historic colonial-era burial ground in Fresh Meadows has been given official landmark status, according to the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). The 18th century Brinckerhoff Cemetery will be preserved and protected from development after LPC leaders voted unanimously to designate it as a landmark on August 14, pointing to its archeological importance as a [...]