Fisk Building - 1930's
1930's: Fisk Building
Larkfield Road, East Northport, New York 11731
- Fisk Building, where my grandfather had his first Barber Shop. In this photo it was the small white building located just to the left of the big building.
- Until the beginning of World War II, East Northport was a unique combination of a farming community, a summer vacation area and a bustling little village. Once the war began, even with the hardships produced by the war, the East Northport farms fared well, because theirs was a product very much in demand.
- When the war was over, the changes came rapidly. Open fields from Pulaski Road down to Jericho Turnpike and the accessibility to the Long Island Railroad was attractive to housing developers. Hundreds of new homes were erected and sold to meet the needs of the growing community. As residents moved into their new homes, shopping centers were built to meet the needs of the expanding area