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LaGuardia and Wagner Archives

LaGuardia Community College/CUNY

31-10 Thomson Avenue, E238

Long Island City, NY 11101

(718) 482-5065

The entrance to the building is located on Van Dam Street, btwn Thomson Avenue and 47th Avenue.


Subway: 7 to the 33 St.-Rawson St. stop

Bus: Q39 to Van Dam St or Thomson Ave


M-F 9-5 (closed Fridays during the summer);

The exhibits may be viewed whenever the building is open, which is M-F 7:15am-10pm Sa-Su 8am-3pm.



LaGuardia and Wagner Archives

The Archives, located in Long Island City, has a museum with eighteen permanent exhibits. The focus is on New York City history, particularly Queens and the mayoralty. Topics include transportation, leisure, public housing, and mayors LaGuardia, Wagner, Beame, and Koch. Future exhibits are planned about the New York City Council and the Settlement House movement.