Places that Matter

Place Explorer: Queens

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
30th Avenue Market Astoria Queens Emporium of foods from nearly every corner of the world
5Pointz Aerosol Art Center Long Island City Queens Graffiti Mecca and an outdoor art exhibit space
Adventurer's Inn (later known as The Great Adventure Amusement Park)(former) College Point Queens Queens' answer to Coney Island
Alley Pond Park Douglaston Queens Second largest park in Queens and home to the largest high ropes adventure course in the Northeast
American Legion Hall Post 103 Douglaston Queens A volunteer firehouse, of the Douglaston Hose Company, that became an American Legion Post
Archie Bunker's House Glendale Queens House featured on groundbreaking 1970's sitcom, "All in the Family"
Artistic Neon Sign Company Ridgewood Queens Specializes in outdoor signage and brightens up the neighborhood
Astoria Pool & Park Astoria Queens One of the city's 11 giant WPA-era pools
Bellacicco Bakery (former) Elmhurst Queens Neighborhood Italian foods market
Betty Smith House Woodhaven Queens The house where "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" was written
Big Rock East Elmhurst Queens Neighborhood gathering place and impromptu playground
Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden Astoria Queens Czech and Slovak cultural center, restaurant and beer garden
Cardinal Bevilacqua House Woodhaven Queens The boyhood home of the cardinal of Philadelphia
Club Hermanos Unidos Corona Queens A Dominican-American social club
Community Church of Douglaston Douglaston Queens A quintessential neighborhood church
Dexter Park (site of) Woodhaven Queens An old baseball field, home to semi-pro teams and the site of the first night baseball game
Donovan's Pub Woodside Queens Customers enjoy Donovan's pub grub and cheap beers
Dorie Miller Residential Cooperative Corona Queens Queens residential co-op named for the first African American recipient of the Navy Cross
Eagle Theater Jackson Heights Queens Shows first-run movies from India and Pakistan
Eddie's Sweet Shop Forest Hills Queens A well-loved soda fountain offering homemade ice cream sundaes, malts, shakes, and egg creams
Electchester Pomonok Queens Cooperative housing development resulting from the joint effort of a union and management
Elmhurst Dairy Jamaica Center Queens Family-owned dairy since 1919 that bottles fresh NY milk
Engine Company 324 Corona Queens 1939 World's Fair relic converted into a fire house
Fairyland Amusement Park (former) Elmhurst Queens Queens "neighborhood" amusement park
Far Rockaway Bungalows Far Rockaway Queens Important beachfront bungalows in the Rockaways
Federation of Black Cowboys Howard Beach Queens A slice of the American West in Queens
Flessel's Restaurant (site of) College Point Queens Former beer garden, inn and restaurant built in the 1870's
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Corona Queens Vital open space and home to two World Fairs
Forest Hills Community House (now Queens Community House) Forest Hills Queens A unifying neighborhood resource
Gantry Plaza State Park Hunters Point Queens Former industrial site transformed into a park
Green Meadows Farm Floral Park Queens Farm with educational and visitor programs
Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Plaza Pomonok Queens Plaza dedicated to a working class advocate
Hevesi Jewish Heritage Library Forest Hills Queens Public library specializing in Jewish culture
Hindu Temple Society of North America Downtown Flushing Queens A major center for the Hindu community
Intermediate School 230 Jackson Heights Queens Beloved Jackson Heights middle school
Jackson Heights Jackson Heights Queens Ethnically and culturally diverse community in Queens
Jackson Heights Historic District Jackson Heights Queens Neighborhood planned as a "Garden City"
Jahn's Ice Cream Parlor (former) Richmond Hill Queens Classic ice cream parlor famous for heaping servings
King Manor Museum Jamaica Center Queens The former home of a signer of the Constitution, now a museum
Kissena Velodrome Pomonok Queens A cyclists' track built in the 1960s and active today
La Ferreteria Corona Corona Queens A hardware store in Queens
Lalance & Grosjean Factory Clock Tower Woodhaven Queens A remnant of the Lalance & Grosjean Manufacturing Co. sheet metal and enamel factory
Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center Corona Queens Home of New York City's largest Black Heritage collection
Lemon Ice King of Corona Corona Queens Italian ices have been sold here for over 60 years
Leo's Latticini (Mama's) Corona Queens Famous for its Italian sandwiches and fresh mozzarella
Long Island Motor Parkway (former) Queens First limited-access roadway opened in the world
Louis Armstrong House Museum Corona Queens Queens museum and cultural center in former residence of important jazz musician
Mathews Model Flats Ridgewood Queens Early working-class housing
Metropolitan Oval Maspeth Queens The city's oldest soccer field
New York Architectural Terra Cotta Company Long Island City Queens Manufacturer of architectural cladding