By David Stone
The plaque, identifying a building providing elevator service to Roosevelt Island from the Queensboro Bridge, arrived by car. Historical Society leader Judith Berdy arranged it.
She promised a good home, but until a crew mounts in reserved space on the wall, it rests in a comfy corner on the floor.
An unexpected reference on the plaque lists Bird S. Coler as Commissioner. Decades later, a hospital on Roosevelt Island would be named after him.
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