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Astoria Travel Guide: 11 reviews and 42 photos
Astoria was founded by William Hallet and later, Stephen Alling Halsey, it was named for fur tycoon John Jacob Astor. Mansions were built for lumber and shipping magnates in the 1850s, many of which remain standing today. A ferry connected Astoria with 92nd Street in Manhattan between 1867 and the opening of the Triboro in the 1930s.
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Your best view of the great bridge is from Astoria Park, in Astoria, Queens. The bridge spans over 1017 feet between... more travel advice
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