Author: Michael Perlman

<strong><u>A 1927 Forest Hills Map with A Story To Tell</u></strong> 0

A 1927 Forest Hills Map with A Story To Tell

Hits: 258A Historic Treasure That Shows Up on Your Doorstep By Michael Perlman [email protected] Highly stylized maps depicting Forest Hills are few and far between, and it is a good possibility that authentic copies do not...

<strong><u>Reimagining Austin Street with Public Plazas</u></strong> 0

Reimagining Austin Street with Public Plazas

Hits: 631Plan To Pedestrianize Historic Forest Hills Street By Michael Perlman [email protected] Since the early 20th century, Austin Street has been a major thoroughfare of Forest Hills, consisting of shops, restaurants, office spaces, and historic Tudor and...


A Tribute To Forest Hills’ Own Burt Bacharach

Burt Freeman Bacharach, a former Forest Hills resident, was born on May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri and passed away on Feb. 8 in Los Angeles. With over 500 compositions that merge jazz, pop, rock and Brazilian elements, Bacharach scored 73 American and 52 U.K. Top 40 hits, as well as seven Billboard Hot 100 number ones. He was the recipient of six Grammys, three Oscars and one Emmy Award, and was honored with the 2008 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. 

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