Dancers, photographers, chemists and technological innovators hail from this borough.
The contributions of these Queens people have been felt in books, restaurants and more.
Artists and scientists may seem like distant species of people all together, but the two found cozy homes on their way to fame here in Queens. Some healed the world; others waxed poetically about their journeys through it. Either way, many world-renowned artists and scientists were at one point or another, known as Queens residents.