Neighborhoods and Local Communities in Queens
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List of Neighborhoods and Landmarks in Queens
Brief list of Queens neighborhoods and major landmarks, including links to more detailed articles.
Queens Neighborhood Names and the U.S. Post Office
Learn how the U.S. Post Offices used zip codes to divide Queens into five zones, and the real neighborhood names.
Moving to Queens?: Astoria, Jackson Heights & Long Island City
These three neighborhoods in Queens, NY, are very close to Manhattan and great for commuting. This article compares living in Astoria, Jackson Heights, and Long Island City.
Do you remember Bellerose, Queens, New York? Folks who grew up in the neighborhood of Bellerose, Queens, tell their stories about life in the old neighborhood.
Flushing: Neighborhood Profile of Flushing, New York
Flushing dominates the north central Queens, New York. It's the biggest urban center in the borough, and the growing heart of Chinese and Korean communities. This neighborhood profile of Flushing has the details on real estate, restaurants, and the geography of a neighbhorhood with a long history and an emerging present.
Floral Park is a beautiful, leafy suburban Queens neighborhood that lives up to its name. The area, sometimes called North Floral Park, looks a lot like its Nassau County neighbors, Floral Park Village, Floral Park Centre, and North New Hyde Park.
Forest Hills - Neighborhood Profile - Queens, New York
Forest Hills, a neighborhood in central Queens, has three distinct parts. This profile covers beautiful Forest Hills Gardens, the adjoining area of single and multi-family homes, and the higher density apartment buildings and co-ops on the north side of Queens Boulevard. Plus area shopping and neighborhood basics are covered.
What songs say Queens, New York, to you?
What songs say Queens, New York, to you?
Where in Queens? | Guess the Neighborhoods
Play "Where in Queens?" - a weekly game of guessing the location and neighborhood where a photo was taken. All previous weeks of "Where in Queens?" are collected in this photo gallery. How many can you get right?
Astoria, Queens: Neighborhood Profile of Astoria
Astoria is a popular neighborhood in northwest Queens, New York, which has kept its long-time residents while attracting new ones. It's convenient to Manhattan, safe, urban but with some space and greenery, and decent, but appreciating, real estate prices. Eating and cultural options have grown, ensuring its reputation as a gem of Queens.
Bayside: Neighborhood Profile
Read about the neighborhood of Bayside, in the northeast corner of Queens.
Bellerose in eastern Queens is a family-centered neighborhood on the border with Nassau County.
NY Times Queens Neigborhood Profiles
Check out these great profiles of neighborhoods around Queens. The NY Times covers everything from real estate prices to schools and more in areas around the borough, including Hollis Hills, Steinway, Forest Hills Gardens, Briarwood, Jamaica Hills, and Long Island City.
Best Map of Queens, New York
This is a good online map of Queens, NY showing the neighborhoods, highways, and major roads. You can easily zoom out to see all of NYC, and best of all, the graphics and words are clear. Unfortunately, you can't zoom in for detail, and there are a few mistakes with neighborhood names.
Here's another map that clearly shows the neighborhoods of Queens.
Queens, NY, Neighborhood Map
This is my favorite map showing the neighborhoods of Queens, NYC. There is an unmarked spot in eastern Queens, between Fresh Meadows and Oakland Gardens. This is no land of the lost roamed by wolf packs, but Cunningham Park, which watches over Union Turnpike.
The map is courtesy of the Queens Borough President's Office.
Woodhaven in Queens
Woodhaven residents give their opinions on the neighborhood of Woodhaven in Queens, New York.
Ridgewood residents give their opinions on the neighborhood of Ridgewood in Queens, New York.
Maspeth, New York
Maspeth residents give their opinion on the neighborhood of Maspeth in Queens, New York.
Bayside residents give their opinion on the neighborhood of Bayside in Queens, New York.
Sunnyside - Neighborhood Profile of Sunnyside, Queens, New York
Sunnyside, a neighborhood in western Queens, has two distinct parts. This profile covers beautiful Sunnyside Gardens and the higher density apartment buildings and co-ops on the north side of Queens Boulevard. Plus area shopping and neighborhood basics are covered.
Floral Park, Queens: The Best and the Worst
Floral Park residents talk about their neighborhood on the eastern edge of New York City.
Hillcrest, NY: Queens Neighborhood
Description of Hillcrest, NY, a residential neighborhood in the borough of Queens, between St. John's University and Queens Hospital Center.
Hear about the best and worst of the neighborhood Sunnyside.
You Grew Up in Queens, NY - Where Did You End Up?
Former residents of Queens, New York, share where they ended up living and memories of the old neighborhood. Add your story, too.
Middle Village, NY: Queens Neighborhood Profile
Profile of Middle Village, a neighborhood in western Queens.
Ridgewood, NY: Queens Neighborhood Profile
Profile of Ridgewood, a blue-collar neighborhood in Queens, on the Brooklyn border, in New York City.
What Neighborhoods Are in the Rockaways?
Find out which neighborhoods form the Rockaways, in Queens, New York.
Woodhaven, Queens - Neighborhood Tour
Discover the neighborhood of Woodhaven, which borders Forest Park.
Glendale, Queens - Neighborhood Profile
Find out neighborhood basics about Glendale in western Queens.
Corona in Queens, New York
Find more about Corona in Queens, New York. Read about Corona and check out photos of the neighborhood.
LeFrak City in Queens, NY
Description of LeFrak City, a gargantuan complex of 18-story buildings with 5,000 apartments, built on 40 acres of land, alongside the LIE in Corona, Queens.
Introducing the Neighborhoods of Queens, New York - A to E
Get a quick overview of the many neighborhoods of Queens, NY.
Getting Your Bearings in Queens
This article introduces the geography and overall layout of the great borough of Queens, New York.
What's a Neighborhood?
Does a "neighborhood" in the borough of Queens actually mean anything to the bureaucracies of New York City?
Douglaston, New York - Queens Neighborhood Profile
Douglaston in Queens, New York, is a leafy suburban neighborhood in northeast Queens. Douglaston residents are middle class and upper middle class. The peninsula of Douglas Manor is one of the most exclusive and expensive sections of Queens, New York.
Queens Village - Neighborhood Profile - Queens, NY
Queens Village is a quiet suburban neighborhood in eastern Queens, New York.
Kew Gardens in Queens, New York - Neighborhood Profile
Kew Gardens is a lovely neighborhood of curving streets, houses, and apartment buildings in the middle of the borough.
5 Neighborhoods in Queens That You've Never Heard Of
Most neighborhoods in Queens aren't well known. Here are 5 neighborhoods in Queens that you haven't heard of, but should.
Broad Channel - Neighborhood Profile, Queens, New York
Broad Channel is maybe the most unusual neighborhood in all of Queens or even New York City. It's in the middle of Jamaica Bay, surrounded by water on all sides, connected to the rest of Queen by two bridge and one subway.
Breezy Point - Queens, New York, Neighborhood Profile
Breezy Point is a real beach town in NYC. The population of this Irish-American enclave triples during the summer months. Single-family homes predominate in a community that has much in common with beach towns in Nassau County.
Fresh Meadows - Queens Neighborhood Profile
Fresh Meadows is a suburban neighborhood in northeastern Queens, New York City.
North Shore Towers
North Shore Towers is in Glen Oaks, in northeast Queens. It's a private, gated community of three high-rise residential towers that dominate the suburban skyline.
Help the Rockaways and More Queens Neighborhoods Recover from Superstorm Sandy
Find ways to help the Rockaways and Queens recover from the devastation of Sandy.