St. Albans’ Addisleigh Park: A Queens neighborhood that defined the American Dream for African American residents
JAMAICA — In the early 1900s, entrepreneurs created a unique housing development in the St. Albans neighborhood of Queens.
Called “Addisleigh Park,” it was meant to be a picturesque destination for living the “American Dream.” It had Tudor and Colonial-style homes (some with white picket fences), sprawling shade trees, and huge backyards — perfect for families …
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