Profile for Far Rockaway, New York, NY
Mott Ave, Far Rockaway, NY
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Far Rockaway is a neighborhood of Queens
. Elevation is 16 feet.
The neighborhood is on the Rockaway Peninsula.
This was a popular resort area before the Civil War, frequented by such well-known vacationers as Washington Irving and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Well-known residents have included:
· Mary Gordon, author
· Joyce Brothers, celebrity psychologist
· Phil Ochs, singer and songwriter
Nearby parks & recreation:
Gateway National Recreation Area - Breezy Point, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Macadam, gun-gray as the tunny's belt, leaps from Far Rockaway to Golden Gate.
-- The Bridge
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“ Macadam, gun-gray as the tunny's belt, leaps from Far Rockaway to Golden Gate. ”
~ The Bridge
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