East Elmhurst, Queens

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East Elmhurst is a culturally diverse area in the northwest section of the New York City borough of Queens, in the United States.wikipedia
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Jackson Heights, Queens

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It is located northeast of Jackson Heights and north of Corona.
Jackson Heights is neighbored by North Corona to the east, Elmhurst to the south, Woodside to the west, northern Astoria (Ditmars-Steinway) to the northwest, and East Elmhurst to the northeast.

LaGuardia Airport

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The area includes LaGuardia Airport and is bounded on the east and north by Flushing Bay.
It is on the waterfront of Flushing and Bowery Bays in East Elmhurst and borders the neighborhoods of Astoria and Jackson Heights.

Corona, Queens

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It is located northeast of Jackson Heights and north of Corona.
It is bordered by Flushing to the east, Jackson Heights to the west, Forest Hills and Rego Park to the south, Elmhurst to the southwest, and East Elmhurst to the north.

Queens

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East Elmhurst is a culturally diverse area in the northwest section of the New York City borough of Queens, in the United States.
These ZIP codes do not always reflect traditional neighborhood names and boundaries; "East Elmhurst", for example, was largely coined by the USPS and is not an official community.

Queens Community Board 3

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The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 3.
The Queens Community Board 3 is a local government in New York City, encompassing the neighborhoods of Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst and North Corona, as well as LaGuardia Airport, in the borough of Queens.

Flushing Bay

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The area includes LaGuardia Airport and is bounded on the east and north by Flushing Bay.
The World's Fair Marina, constructed for the 1964 New York World's Fair, is located on the southern end of the bay beside the East Elmhurst neighborhood.

Q72 (New York City bus)

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The MTA's Q19, Q23, Q33, Q47, Q48, Q49, Q66, Q72, and M60 SBS buses serve East Elmhurst.
It operates between the Rego Park and East Elmhurst neighborhoods of Queens, and extends into LaGuardia Airport at the north end of the borough.

M60 (New York City bus)

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The MTA's Q19, Q23, Q33, Q47, Q48, Q49, Q66, Q72, and M60 SBS buses serve East Elmhurst.
The M60 provides service between the Upper West Side of Manhattan and LaGuardia Airport in East Elmhurst, Queens, traveling between boroughs via the RFK-Triborough Bridge.

Q23 (New York City bus)

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The MTA's Q19, Q23, Q33, Q47, Q48, Q49, Q66, Q72, and M60 SBS buses serve East Elmhurst.
In East Elmhurst, the Q23 makes a series of successive turns that resembles a hook shape.

Eric Holder

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East Elmhurst is the childhood home of former US Attorney General Eric Holder and is home to former Queens Borough President Helen Marshall.
Holder grew up in East Elmhurst, Queens, and attended public school until the age of 10. When entering the 4th grade he was selected to participate in a program for intellectually gifted students.

Malcolm X

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During the 1950s and 1960s the area was home to legendary African American musicians, civil rights leaders, professionals, and athletes including Malcolm X, Dizzy Gillespie, Nat Adderley, Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Heath, Frankie Lymon, Charlie Shavers, Ella Fitzgerald, and Willie Mays.
(That same month the Nation sued to reclaim MalcolmX's residence in East Elmhurst, Queens, New York.

Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence

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Ron Amen-Ra Lawrence
In 1970, his family immigrated to the United States, settling in the East Elmhurst neighborhood of Queens, New York City, after high school, Lawrence attended Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Ed Charles

numerous New York Mets such as Ed Charles and Tommie Agee called East Elmhurst home.

Guy Brewer

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Guy R. Brewer (1904-1978), politician.
The couple lived in the East Elmhurst section of Queens.

New York City

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East Elmhurst is a culturally diverse area in the northwest section of the New York City borough of Queens, in the United States.

Boroughs of New York City

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East Elmhurst is a culturally diverse area in the northwest section of the New York City borough of Queens, in the United States.

New York City Police Department

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The neighborhood is patrolled by the New York City Police Department's 115th Precinct; the airport is patrolled by the Port Authority Police Department.

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department

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The neighborhood is patrolled by the New York City Police Department's 115th Precinct; the airport is patrolled by the Port Authority Police Department.

2010 United States Census

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Based on data from the 2010 United States Census, the population of East Elmhurst was 23,150, an increase of 1,967 (9.3%) from the 21,183 counted in 2000.

2000 United States Census

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Based on data from the 2010 United States Census, the population of East Elmhurst was 23,150, an increase of 1,967 (9.3%) from the 21,183 counted in 2000.

Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

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The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 4.7% (1,092) White, 25.4% (5,869) African American, 0.2% (46) Native American, 4.4% (1,023) Asian, 0.1% (14) Pacific Islander, 0.6% (146) from other races, and 1.2% (269) from two or more races.

New York City Department of Education

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New York City Department of Education operates District 30 public schools in the area.

Queens Library

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A component of the Queens Library system, the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, is located in Corona on Northern Boulevard.

Langston Hughes

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A component of the Queens Library system, the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, is located in Corona on Northern Boulevard.