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Religious institutions that have transformed the existing housing stock to suit their needs or temple structures in the midst of a residential neighborhood. Houses that have been transformed into Houses of Worship, or exist between houses (Corona synagogue-photo 2), maybe 50 percent, of western Queens. I have most of Ditmars Steinway, Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst, Long Island City; almost all of Astoria, Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, Woodside, and a quite a bit of Corona, North Corona, Maspeth, and Rego Park. I’d eventually like to photograph every street in the borough, but once you get into the east side, it starts to become very suburban. There’s less propensity for these urban tactics that try to eke out some extra space to enjoy. To the east, there’s also probably more of a political dimension in

Houses of Worship


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