Little remains of Roosevelt Raceway, other than the name, which still graces a shopping center and movie theater located on the former parking lot. The actual race track was at coordinates 40°44′23″N 73°35′50″W / 40.739722°N 73.597112°W / 40.739722; -73.597112Coordinates: 40°44′23″N 73°35′50″W / 40.739722°N 73.597112°W / 40.739722; -73.597112. The site of the grandstand and track which lay vacant for years is now the home to a luxury condominium complex, Meadow Brook Commons, which began operation in 2006. The area to the east, now a Home Depot, was the location of the stables. The last plot of Raceway property was converted into the Archstone Apartment complex.
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