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Long Island City

Long Island City is a residential and commercial neighborhood located on the extreme western tip of Queens, New York City, at the western edge of Long Island. It is bordered by Astoria to the north. Incorporated as a separate city in 1870, Long Island City was the seat of government of the Town of Newtown, before becoming part of New York City in 1898. Starting in the early 21st century, Long Island City became known for its rapid and ongoing residential growth and gentrification, its waterfront parks, its thriving arts community; the area has a high concentration of art galleries, art institutions, studio space. Long Island City is the eastern terminus of the Queensboro Bridge, the only non-tolled automotive route connecting Queens and Manhattan. Northwest of the bridge are the Queensbridge Houses, a development of the New York City Housing Authority and the largest public housing complex in the Western Hemisphere. Long Island City is part of Queens Community District 1 to the north and Queens Community District 2 to the south.

It is patrolled by the New York City Police Department's 108th Precinct. Politically, Long Island City is represented by the New York City Council's 26th District. Long Island City was a city of its own, created in 1870 from the merger of the Village of Astoria and the hamlets of Ravenswood, Hunters Point, Sunnyside, Dutch Kills, Bowery Bay and Middleton in the Town of Newtown. At the time of its incorporation, Long Island City had between 15,000 residents, its charter provided for an elected mayor and a ten-member Board of Alderman with two representing each of the city's five wards. City ordinances could be passed by a majority vote of the Board of Aldermen and the mayor's signature. Long Island City held its first election on July 5, 1870. Residents elected A. D. Delmars the first mayor; the first elected Board of Aldermen was Patrick Lonirgan. M. Hartshort and William Carlin; the mayor and the aldermen were inaugurated on July 18, 1870. In the 1880s, Mayor De Bevoise nearly bankrupted the Long Island City government by embezzlement, of which he was convicted.

Many dissatisfied residents of Astoria circulated a petition to ask the New York State Legislature to allow it to secede from Long Island City and reincorporate as the Village of Astoria, as it existed prior to the incorporation of Long Island City, in 1884. The petition was dropped by the citizens. Long Island City continued to exist as an incorporated city until 1898, when all of Queens was annexed to New York City; the last mayor of Long Island City was an Irish-American named Patrick Jerome "Battle-Axe" Gleason. The Common Council of Long Island City in 1873 adopted the coat of arms as "emblematical of the varied interest represented by Long Island City." It was designed by George H. Williams, of Ravenswood; the overall composition was inspired by New York City's coat of arms. The shield is rich in historic allusion, including Native American and English symbols. In 1898, Long Island City became part of New York City; the city surrendered its independence in 1898 to become part of the City of Greater New York.

However, Long Island City survives as ZIP code 11101 and ZIP code prefix 111 and was a sectional center facility. The Greater Astoria Historical Society, a nonprofit cultural and historical organization documenting the Long Island City area's history, has operated since 1985. Through the 1930s, three subway tunnels, the Queens-Midtown Tunnel, the Queensboro Bridge were built to connect the neighborhood to Manhattan. By the 1970s, the factories in Long Island City were being abandoned. In 1981, Queens West on the west side of Long Island City was developed to revitalize the area. In 2001, the neighborhood was rezoned from an industrial neighborhood to a residential neighborhood, the area underwent gentrification, with developments such as Hunter's Point South being built in the area. Since there has been substantial commercial and residential growth in Long Island City, with 41 new residential apartment buildings being built just between 2010 and 2017. A resident of nearby Woodside proposed establishing a Japantown in Long Island City in 2006, though this did not occur.

In addition to the Hunters Point Historic District and Queensboro Bridge, the 45th Road – Court House Square Station, Long Island City Courthouse Complex, United States Post Office are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. New York City designated landmarks include the Pepsi-Cola sign along the East River, designated in April 2016. Based on data from the 2010 United States Census, the population of the combined Queensbridge-Ravenswood-Long Island City neighborhood was 20,030, a decrease of 1,074 from the 21,104 counted in 2000. Covering an area of 540.94 acres, the neighborhood had a population density of 37.0 inhabitants per acre. The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 14.7% White, 25.9% African American, 0.3% Native American, 15.5% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 1.2% from other races, 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 40.5% of the population. Long Island City is split between Community Board 1 to the north of Queens Plaza and Community Board 2 south of Queens Plaza.

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Gaepo-dong is a ward of Gangnam-gu in Seoul, South Korea. It is located south of Daechi-dong. Gaepodong is divided into three "dong": Gaepo 1, 2, 4 dong. Gaepo 3-dong had been merged with Gaepo 2-dong in 2009. Schools located in Gaepo-dong Daejin Elementary School Gaeil Elementary School Gaepo Elementary School Gaewon Elementary School Kuryong Elementary School Seoul Poi Elementary School Yangjon Elementary School Gaepo Middle School Gaewon Middle School Kuryong Middle School Gugak National High School Gaepo High School Kyunggi Girls' High School Sudo Electric Technical High School Korea International SchoolThe Japanese School of Seoul was in Gaepo-dong. Circa 2010. Gae-po Public Library Yangjaecheon Gaepodong Green Park Dong of Gangnam-gu Administrative divisions of South Korea Poi-dong Gaepo 1-dong resident center site Gangnam-gu map

Sidney Eisenshtat

Sidney Eisenshtat was an American architect, best known for his synagogues and Jewish academic buildings. Sidney Eisenshtat was born in New Haven and his family lived in Detroit, Michigan; the family moved to Los Angeles, California in 1926 in search of a less anti-Semitic atmosphere than they perceived in Detroit. He graduated from the University of Southern California architecture school in 1935. Early in his career he designed large projects for the United States Department of Defense, tract houses, retail stores, it was not until 1951 that he designed his first major religious structure, Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, California. Eight years he designed the landmark Sinai Temple on Wilshire Boulevard in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, a building, compared to the work of Frank Lloyd Wright and, distinguished by its use of stained glass windows. Eisenshtat said that his concept of synagogue design was based on his perception that, unlike in some religions, "in Judaism there is no intermediary.

Therefore, I see the structure for synagogues not as pyramidal but as horizontal." Influenced by other modernist architects, notably Erich Mendelsohn, Eisenshat was noted for a use of expressive forms in thin shell concrete, white walls, simple materials, natural light. Two of his most representative and distinguished buildings are set in arid desert environments. At Temple Mount Sinai in El Paso, Texas the Ark is a giant open tripod inside a soaring, tent-like concrete sanctuary; this building is featured in the book American Synagogues by noted architecture critic Samuel D. Gruber, where it is described as "a sculptural building perfect for its austere setting." The Futurist and Brutalist style concrete House of the Book, built in the early 1970s as the synagogue for the Brandeis-Bardin Institute, is located in the Simi Hills near Simi Valley, California. It has been used as a filming location for science-fiction and other productions, notably including Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, as well as the Command Center for the first few seasons of the American Power Rangers television show.

Eisenshtat's design for the Hillel House at the University of Southern California was described as one of his best buildings by USC architecture professor James Steele, who said it was representative of "his personality and his attitude toward Judaism," with a building, "very open, full of light," but surrounded by a "bunker"-like "defensive wall."Eisenshtat designed the master plan for the campus of the University of Judaism in Bel-Air, Los Angeles, completed in 1977. His notable secular buildings include the Friars Club and Union Bank buildings in Beverly Hills and the Sven Lokrantz School for disabled children in Reseda. For many years during the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Eisenshtat's lead designer was Maxwell Rex Raymer. An observant Orthodox Jew, Eisenshtat did not accept fees for his synagogue projects, he was honored as a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 1986. He died in 2005 at age 90, his papers are collected at USC's architecture library. In 2012, USC's Architectural Guild Press published a monograph about Eisenshtat's work, edited by USC professor James Steele.

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1957–58 United States network television schedule (daytime)

Following are the programs on the 1957–1958 United States network television weekday schedule, listing daytime Monday–Friday schedules on three networks for each calendar season beginning September 1957. All times are Pacific. Talk shows are highlighted in yellow, local programming is white, reruns of prime-time programming are orange, game shows are pink, soap operas are chartreuse, news programs are gold and all others are light blue. New series are highlighted in bold; these series aired under the umbrella title Fun At Five. ^ Comedy Time featured repeats of The Charlie Farrell Show and Blondie. Comedy Time featured repeats of Dear Phoebe, I Married Joan, The Charlie Farrell Show. Comedy Time featured repeats of Blondie, I Married The Charlie Farrell Show. Https:// Castleman & Podrazik, The TV Schedule Book, McGraw-Hill Paperbacks, 1984

Play, The Videogames World

Play, The Videogame World was the first European exhibition on videogames. It was held at Palazzo delle Esposizioni, one of the main contemporary art museums in Rome - Italy, from 24 April to 10 July 2002; the exhibition was visited by over 50,000 people. Displayed on 1300 square meters, it showed over 300 videogames starting from the 1961 Space War to the latest hits for PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube. There were more than 40 different consoles, including the Magnavox Odyssey, the Vectrex, the TurboGrafx-16, over 50 handheld consoles from the 1970s to nowadays. Play tried to show the evolution of video games not only from a technical point of view, but the interactions between them and society; this was illustrated through interviews with important game designers such as Shigeru Miyamoto, Hideo Kojima, Tetsuya Mizuguchi and the biographies of many other leading personalities in the games industry, through the advertisement campaigns, though highlighting the relationships between games and sports, politics and the military industries.

The exhibition was organised in a chronological order and divided in five main areas. The first area went from the beginnings of video games till the raise of Nintendo, whose playing cards dated 1900 and few electrical toys from the 50s where shown; the second area was characterized by the 16-bit consoles. The third one was dedicated to PlayStation, Sega Mega Drive, N64 and other minor consoles such as Atari Jaguar, whilst the fourth one was on PC games, from the first Id Software productions to the recent Mmorpg; the last area was focused on Xbox and Gamecube. The curators of Play were Jaime D’Alessandro, journalist of La Repubblica, Maria Grazia Tolomeo, with the collaboration of Andrea Cuneo, Francesco Fondi, Diego Malara, Sergio Pennacchini; the exhibition design was done by Studio Ma0. Play couldn't have been done without marketing manager at Palazzo delle Esposizioni. Palazzo delle Esposizioni Studio Ma0 La Repubblica Il Corriere della Sera La Stampa Mediamente Rai InteractTv Next Game Supernova sull'allestimento iTv

Emerson College of Herbology

Emerson College of Herbology was one of the first schools of Herbal Medicine founded in North America. This college taught the science of Herbology, it was based in Montreal, Canada. The history of Emerson College of Herbology can be traced back to 1888. In this year, Max Thuna immigrated from his native Austria to New York City. Thuna was a Master Herbalist and opened his first herbal store in New York City soon after his arrival. Thuna relocated to Canada and went on to open twenty-five herbal shops across the country. Following in his father's footsteps, Jack Thuna became a Master Herbalist and a practicing Homeopathic Doctor, he founded Emerson College of Herbology in the mid-1950s in order to spread his families understanding of the natural healing elements of herbs to others. The course of study was offered via a correspondence format when it operated from Thuna's, Pointe-Claire, Quebec clinic, he moved from this clinic and rented the ground floor of a large multi story building in Montreal.

And Catherine Street East, in downtown Montreal. From there he ran a large wholesale herbal sales operation and established the new home of Emerson College of Herbology. With the additional room afforded by the new location, Thuna was able to offer a more diverse program of study in Herbology. By 1977 Thuna and C. C. Bell were able to provide classroom instruction. In addition, they instituted the requirement of writing of a thesis for students who wished to explore the science of Herbology to greater depths, graduate from the college; because the wholesale herb business was housed at this location, the students were able to examine and work with specimens of medicinal plants, gaining greaterm insight into the science of Herbology. During this period, upon graduation, the college began offering a transcript of courses taken and grades received; this was because Thuna felt that some of the courses may be accepted in transfer at traditional schools of medicine. In 1978 Robert Mohr Wyndham, an alumnus of the college, began serving as a consultant chemist to the college's advanced program.

He served in this position until late in 1980. At this time, eighty-four years old, notified him that he would no longer be able to offer the advance program of Herbal education due to his failing health. Emerson College of Herbology closed its doors in 1992; the family now has a Canadian-based company offering herbs. The college offered Bachelor of Science and Master of Herbology, M. H. degrees to its student body. The M. H. program lasted 2–3 years. Graduates of the college are prominent in the world of homeopathic medicine