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Rare Nostalgic Photos of Corona’s Streets in 1990, The Diverse and Beautiful Borough of Queens, New York City

These stunning nostalgic photos show street scenes of Corona borough in Queens, New York City. These photographs were taken in the early 1990s. Corona is a diverse and beautiful neighborhood in the borough of Queens. The main thoroughfares include Corona Avenue, Roosevelt Avenue, Northern Boulevard, Junction Boulevard, and 108th Street.

For more interesting old photos of Corona, Queens don’t forget to check out our previous posts here and here.

#1 Residential buildings on 36th Avenue (near 108th Street), in the Corona. Queens, New York, 1990.

#2 A commuter walking up the staircase to the elevated subway on Roosevelt Avenue (at 103rd Street), in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#3 Elevated subway on Roosevelt Avenue (at 103rd Street), in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#4 A vehicle that has been stripped of it’s tires, and other parts on 36th Avenue (near 108th Street), in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#5 Residential homes on Roosevelt Avenue (near 112th Street), in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#6 Roosevelt Avenue (near 104th Street) in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#7 37 Super Stop Grocery Store on 37th Avenue (at 111th Street), in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#8 A graffiti-covered, abandoned building at the intersection of 108th Street and 36th Avenue. Queens, New York, 1990.

#9 Looking east from the intersection of Pell and 37th avenues, towards Shea Stadium, in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#10 Residential buildings at the intersection of 108th Street and 36th Avenue, in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#11 Looking north, of various businesses along 103rd Street at the Roosevelt Avenue intersection, in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#12 Veteran’s Square park (at the intersection of 102nd and National streets with 42nd Avenue) of various businesses along 102nd street, in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#13 Looking north along National Street, towards the elevated subway line on Roosevelt Avenue, in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#14 Looking north along 97th Place, of a line of residential homes, in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#15 A vendor selling clothes next to the staircase leading to the 103rd Street elevated subway station in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#16 45th Avenue (at National Street), in the Corona neighborhood. Queens, New York, 1990.

#17 Pizzeria Restaurant, Corona. Queens, New York, 1990.

Written by Aung Budhh

Husband + Father + librarian + Poet + Traveler + Proud Buddhist. I love you with the breath, the smiles and the tears of all my life.

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