Jackson Heights Historic District

Jackson Heights Historic District information

Location
New York City , USA
Address
btwn Roosevelt & 34th Aves, from 70th to 90th Sts
Getting there
Subway: 7 to 74th St-Broadway; E, F/M, R to Roosevelt Ave-Jackson Heights
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Spread out in a 50-block area to the north of the subway is one of the nicest NYC neighborhoods that few New Yorkers know about. Following the 1909 opening of the 59th St-Queensboro Bridge, the Jackson Heights Historic District was set up in 1917 as a ‘garden city’ (popular in England at the time), with six-story, chateau­-style brick apartment buildings sharing long, well-landscaped, private gardens. There are a few good vantage points – try 80th or 81st Sts from 37th to 34th Aves.