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Old Posted Jul 2, 2015, 6:54 PM
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NYC: the boro series **QUEENS**


My previous recent threads:

Philly Feel
4-Boro NYC Megathread (about 100 pics)
*Another* 4-boro NYC megathread (79 pics)
Puerto Rico Moments
Iceland: Land of Green
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New York: Above as Below
Haiti: Southern Peninsula Delight
New York: Winter Sun
New York: People and Place




I wanted to showcase each of the 4 core boroughs of New York, starting with The Bronx and now Queens, and finishing with Manhattan, and Brooklyn, since many people still visit NYC never really exploring beyond lower Manhattan. Even most New Yorkers never really venture beyond a few of their familiar haunts. But there are countless different worlds beyond waiting to be delved into.

The four core boroughs would each be gigantic cities on their own. Each contains multitudes within, each harboring dozens upon dozens of neighborhoods. Each would be a TOP 5 US city in terms of urbanity and density on a grand scale (with millions of inhabitants each).

Each is a behemoth with heaves of humanity ebbing and flowing throughout.

Here is but a mere sampling of life in the boroughs:


The Bronx
Manhattan
Brooklyn


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this may be my favorite thread of the year thus far.
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This is my home...LIC (Long Island City) in Queens!!
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Wow, awesome rare vistas you managed to capture.
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Old Posted Jul 3, 2015, 3:20 AM
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This is the first thing to make me really miss Queens since I moved out almost two years ago.
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Forest Hills is a gem. As is the rest of Queens.
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Every shot is a work of art! I would buy this as a photo book. As a resident of Astoria for almost 10 years, I love that Queens is finally "hot," I just hope the borough is able to keep its unique flavor.
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What a journey. You captured the culture, energy, and beauty of Queens so elegantly.
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This was great. We don't often see too much of Queens on here.
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City of the World. You've outdone yourself!
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Amazing shots. NYC is like sensory overload sometimes and with the diverse women in Queens I would say it takes the cake in the "scenery" dept. Especially Jackson Heights got damn! Living in NYC it was hard to not be distracted all the time.
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NYC will always be the King. Thanks for capturing my home borough. Being born and living in Queens as a kid solidified my idea of a diverse metropolis.
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This thread is fit for a Queen.
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Awesome thread. I'll be staying in Queens for the next 3 nights. Pretty excited!

You're sunset subway picture is my new background now
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I viewed this thread many times. Can't get enough!
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Queens seems amazing. Nearly as much pedestrian activity and hustle and bustle as parts of Manhattan but without the never ending tourist shit show. A living example of American's melting pot which is hard to find in many US cities today. I've been to Manhattan and quickly through Brooklyn, but i would love to explore Queens and much more of Brooklyn.
Is there much great urban fabric in the Bronx as well or is that the last people tend to explore?
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Is there much great urban fabric in the Bronx as well or is that the last people tend to explore?
The Bronx has the densest urban fabric in North America outside of Manhattan. Whether it's "great" is obviously subjective, but it's definitely the most hard-core urban of the outer boroughs.
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Queens seems amazing. Nearly as much pedestrian activity and hustle and bustle as parts of Manhattan but without the never ending tourist shit show. A living example of American's melting pot which is hard to find in many US cities today. I've been to Manhattan and quickly through Brooklyn, but i would love to explore Queens and much more of Brooklyn.
Is there much great urban fabric in the Bronx as well or is that the last people tend to explore?
Queens is amazing

As Crawford mentioned, the Bronx has the densest urban fabric outside of Manhattan, and a lot of neighborhoods that I personally would qualify cool. Check for yourself in my Bronx thread, if you haven't already.
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