Artwork: "Q is For Queens" (Yumi Heo)
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Artwork: "Q is For Queens" (Yumi Heo)

Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street, 40th Street/Lowery Street, 46th Street/Bliss Street (IRT Flushing Line)
Installation Year: 1999
Notes:

Q is for Queens consists of a number of faceted stained glass mosaic panels, one for each letter of the alphabet plus a few others. The mosaics depict various neighborhood scenes. Artist Yumi Heo was born and raised in Korea, where she studied graphic design. She is mostly known as a children's book illustrator. Thanks to Peggy Darlington at stationreporter.net for doing the legwork on identifying the scene for each letter.

33rd Street/Rawson Street A Aqueduct Race Track
33rd Street/Rawson Street B Queens Botanical Garden
33rd Street/Rawson Street C Colombia
33rd Street/Rawson Street D Dragon Boat Festival
33rd Street/Rawson Street E Ecuador
33rd Street/Rawson Street F World's Fairs
33rd Street/Rawson Street G Ganesh Temple
33rd Street/Rawson Street H unknown
33rd Street/Rawson Street no letter Redbird subway trains
33rd Street/Rawson Street no letter Queens street scene
40th Street/Lowery Street I Isamu Noguchi Museum
40th Street/Lowery Street J Jamaica
40th Street/Lowery Street K Korean Harvest Festival
40th Street/Lowery Street L Queens Public Library
40th Street/Lowery Street M American Museum of the Moving Image
40th Street/Lowery Street N Lunar New Year parade
46th Street/Bliss Street O Onerdonk House in Ridgewood
46th Street/Bliss Street P P.S. #1
46th Street/Bliss Street Q Queen Catherine of Braganza (possibly but need further info )
46th Street/Bliss Street R Rockaway Beach
46th Street/Bliss Street S Shea Stadium
46th Street/Bliss Street T Thalia Spanish Theatre in Sunnyside
46th Street/Bliss Street U U.S. Open Tennis Tournament
46th Street/Bliss Street V unknown
46th Street/Bliss Street W Weeping Beech Tree in Flushing (no longer in existence)
46th Street/Bliss Street X unknown
46th Street/Bliss Street Y unknown
46th Street/Bliss Street Z Queens Zoo
46th Street/Bliss Street no letter Queensborugh Bridge
46th Street/Bliss Street no letter Queens Children


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "A"/Aqueduct Racetrack panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 3508


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "B"/Queens Botanical Garden panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 3110


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "C" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 3703


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "D"/Dragon boats panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 3310


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "E" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 3310


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "F"/World's Fair panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 3297


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "G"/Ganesh Temple panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 3028


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "H" panel.
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "I" panel.
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "J" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2697


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 40th Street/Lowery Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "K" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 3035


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 40th Street/Lowery Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "L"/Queens Libraries panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 3110


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 40th Street/Lowery Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "M" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 3069


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 40th Street/Lowery Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "N"/Chinese New Year panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 3114


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 40th Street/Lowery Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "O" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 3087


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 40th Street/Lowery Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "P" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2981


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "Q" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 3518


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "R" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 3190


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "S"/Shea Stadium panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2804


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Paul Polischuk
Date: 5/17/2000
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "S"/Shea Stadium panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2880


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Paul Polischuk
Date: 5/17/2000
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "S"/Shea Stadium panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2533


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Paul Polischuk
Date: 5/17/2000
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "S"/Shea Stadium panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2649


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "T" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2647


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "U"/U.S. Open Tennis panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 2611


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "V" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 2666


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "W" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2713


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "X" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 2533


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "Y" panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2529


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: "Z"/Queens Zoo panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2638


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: Queens "redbirds" subway train panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2780


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street
Photo by: Richard Panse
Date: 2/17/2003
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: Queens "redbirds" subway train panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 4766


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: Queens children panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2368


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 33rd Street/Rawson Street
Photo by: David Pirmann
Date: 8/23/2003
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: Queens street scene panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2607


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 46th Street/Bliss Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 3/15/2005
Artwork: Q is For Queens, Yumi Heo, 1999
Notes: Queensborough Bridge panel.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2457

 



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