Beautiful New York

A Celebration of the City

The Top 100 Greatest NYC Buildings — #92

92-newtown-high-schoolNewtown High School

Architect: C.B.J. Snyder
Style: Baroque Revival
Use: Education
Opened: 1897
Borough: Queens

Delightfully Germanic in its appearance, this Elmhurst high school’s 3,000 students are as ethnically diverse as the neighborhood itself. And the graduates have become eminent in professions ranging from politics, to high finance, to music, to drama, to athletics.


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