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Queens County, New York, United States (40.65249 -73.79142)
Many of the village street grids of Queens had only worded names, some were numbered according to local numbering schemes, and some had a mix of words and numbers. In the early 1920s a "Philadelphia Plan" was instituted to overlay one numbered system upon the whole borough. The Topographical Bureau, Borough of Queens, worked out the details. Subway stations were only partly renamed, and some, including those along the IRT Flushing Line (7 and <7> trains), now share dual names after the original street names. In 2012, some numbered streets in the Douglaston Hill Historic District were renamed to their original names, with 43rd Avenue becoming Pine Street.
Washington Heights, Manhattan Community Board 12, Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States (40.84020 -73.94022)
Coordinates: 40.83038 -73.95022 40.85018 -73.92828 - Minimum elevation: 0 ft - Maximum elevation: 463 ft - Average elevation: 102 ft