Closing Bell: Astoria’s Kaufman Arts District Is Now Official


    Check out this great shot from the LIC Partnership of students from the Frank Sinatra High School singing at today’s celebration of the Kaufman Arts District! Today the city, neighborhood organizations and local pols declared the area — which spans from 31st Street to the west, 34th Avenue to the north, Steinway Street to the east and 37th Avenue to the south — an official arts district. The district encompasses Kaufman Astoria Studios, the Museum of the Moving Image, Queens Council on the Arts, the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts and the United Artists Kaufman Astoria movie theater.

    As if the press conference wasn’t official enough, as of today the Kaufman Arts District also has its own Twitter account! Check out a few more photos from today’s event after the jump.

    This Friday, the City Designates the Kaufman Arts District in Astoria [Q’Stoner]

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