• Our 90th Anniversary is "Sunnyside Gardens Day"

    October 25, 2014, was officially proclaimed "Sunnyside Gardens Day" by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz as she unveiled one of three new historic district markers displaying maps of the full neighborhood. These unveilings were part of our 90th anniversary event, led by our neighbor, City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, with appearances and admiring remarks by State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblywomen Margaret Markey and Catherine Nolan, Landmarks Preservation Foundation Chair ...

  • To Make the Phipps Playground a Park for All

    Can the historic Phipps Outdoor Nursery at 39th Avenue and 50th Street be re-opened for everyone to cheer about? You can help to accomplish that. A dedicated group of neighbors from all around Sunnyside and Woodside have formed a Friends of the Park group to purchase the land for public enjoyment—a 100 by 100 foot lot offering green space that is so much in demand throughout West Queens.

  • 2 National Register Plaques for 2 Historic Sisters

    Shortly after the Nazis seized power in Austria in 1938, two sisters escaped with their families, settled in Sunnyside Gardens, and reinvented their careers. Our National Register Plaque Program honored each of them last fall with historic markers on the homes where they lived. Adding to our knowledge and admiration of these women, the Sunnyside Reformed Church hosted 2 plays and an evening of films.

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