From an abandoned airport to a park named after the designer of a version of the quarter, here are 14 secrets of College Point, Queens.
Yesterday we rounded up Boardwalk Empire's filming locations in Brooklyn, where much of the series was filmed. Today we're showing you some of the places in Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island that served as the backdrop for the show's action.
In 1868, Conrad Poppenhusen moved his company to College Point. His intension was to create a 'worker's paradise', building roads and housing for his employees, and a building that would act at the center of town life that still stands today.