Long Island City

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Long Island City,

area of New York City, in SW Queens co., SE N.Y., on Long Island. An industrial and residential district, it has a waterfront on the East River and is connected with Manhattan by the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. Manufactures include food products, machinery, furniture, and footwear. Office growth has occurred there since 1980. The Isamu NoguchiNoguchi, Isamu
, 1904–88, American sculptor, b. Los Angeles. The son of a Japanese poet father and an American mother, he was a student of Gutzon Borglum and won Guggenheim fellowships (1927 and 1928) that permitted him to study in Paris under Brancusi.
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 sculpture museum is there.
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