May 18 2023 @ 7:00PM

What happened to the two 16-foot-tall Metropolis-esque stainless steel statues that once stood atop the Astoria Pool locker rooms? Read our next Queens “Here & Gone” Highlight to find out!

How will these highlights from the archives of the Greater Astoria Historical Society inspire our four storytellers’ modern-day true tales? Click here to grab your tickets to come see!


Special thanks to Rosalie Chandler, Bob Singleton, and Ava Vitali for helping us create these Queens “Here & Gone” highlights. The Greater Astoria Historical Society is the place to learn and celebrate Long Island City and its neighborhoods. Learn more at

This project is supported by funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, Statewide Community Regrants Program (formerly the Decentralization program) with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, and administered by Flushing Town Hall.

This project is made possible (in part) with public funds from the Queens Arts Fund, a re-grant program supported by New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by New York Foundation for the Arts.

Event Information

May 18 2023 @ 7:00PM

Grove 34 (3183 34th St., Astoria)