Jackson Heights, Queens

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Jackson Heights is a neighborhood in the northwestern portion of the borough of Queens in New York City.wikipedia
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Woodside, Queens

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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.
It is bordered on the south by Maspeth, on the north by Astoria, on the west by Sunnyside, and on the east by Elmhurst and Jackson Heights.

East Elmhurst, Queens

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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. Many of the displaced Colombians have moved to adjacent areas such as Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, Corona, College Point and Flushing.
It is located northeast of Jackson Heights and north of Corona.

Queensboro Corporation

The first land purchase of 128 acre was completed in 1910, and Edward A. MacDougall's Queensboro Corporation had bought about 325 acre by 1914.
The Queensboro Corporation was a real estate company founded by Edward A. MacDougall that played a major role in developing the Jackson Heights area of Queens, New York City.

New York City

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Jackson Heights is a neighborhood in the northwestern portion of the borough of Queens in New York City.
Garden apartments became popular during the 1920s in outlying areas, such as Jackson Heights.

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.

Garden city movement

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The apartments, built around private parks during this time, contributed to Jackson Heights' being the first garden city community built in the United States, as part of the international garden city movement at the turn of the 20th century.
Examples include Residence Park in New Rochelle, New York; Woodbourne in Boston; Newport News, Virginia's Hilton Village; Pittsburgh's Chatham Village; Garden City, New York (parenthetically, the name "Garden City," as it applied to the Stewart-designed city on Long Island, incorporated in 1869, pre-dates that of the garden city movement, which was established some years later near the end of the nineteenth century); Sunnyside, Queens; Jackson Heights, Queens; Forest Hills Gardens, also in the borough of Queens, New York; Radburn, New Jersey; Greenbelt, Maryland; Buckingham in Arlington County, Virginia; the Lake Vista neighborhood in New Orleans; Norris, Tennessee; Baldwin Hills Village in Los Angeles; and the Cleveland suburbs of Parma and Shaker Heights.

Holmes Airport

Primarily during the 1930s, Holmes Airport operated on 220 acre adjacent to the community, and later, its land became veterans' housing and the Bulova watch factory site.
Holmes Airport (also known as Grand Central Air Terminal and Grand Central Airport ) was an airport in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of Queens in New York City that operated from 1929 to 1940.

2010 United States Census

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According to the 2010 United States Census, the neighborhood has a population of 108,152.
According to the Census, they grew by only 0.1% and 1.6%, respectively, while the other boroughs grew by between 3% and 5%. He also stated that the census showed improbably high numbers of vacant housing in vital neighborhoods such as Jackson Heights, Queens.

Jackson Heights–Roosevelt Avenue/74th Street (New York City Subway)

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The neighborhood is the location of the Roosevelt Avenue / 74th Street transportation hub, where the New York City Subway's IRT Flushing Line and IND Queens Boulevard Line, as well as MTA Regional Bus Operations', converge.
Located at the triangle of 74th Street, Broadway, and Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights, Queens, it is served by the:

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This was followed by the 1919 construction of the Andrew J. Thomas-designed Linden Court, a 10-building complex between 84th Street, 85th Streets, 37th Avenue, and Roosevelt Avenue.
After the war Thomas was architect for a number of projects for the Queensboro Corporation, including important work in Jackson Heights, Queens.

United States Post Office (Jackson Heights, Queens)

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In addition to the Jackson Heights Historic District, the Lent Homestead and Cemetery and United States Post Office are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
US Post Office-Jackson Heights Station is a historic post office building located at Jackson Heights in Queens County, New York, United States.

IND Queens Boulevard Line

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The neighborhood is the location of the Roosevelt Avenue / 74th Street transportation hub, where the New York City Subway's IRT Flushing Line and IND Queens Boulevard Line, as well as MTA Regional Bus Operations', converge.
The express tracks and the local tracks diverge at 65th Street in Jackson Heights and merge again at 36th Street in Sunnyside.

Corona, Queens

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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. Many of the displaced Colombians have moved to adjacent areas such as Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, Corona, College Point and Flushing.
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.

82nd Street–Jackson Heights (IRT Flushing Line)

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There are two developments, called English Gables I and II; they were meant to provide a gateway to the neighborhood for commercial traffic and for passengers from the 82nd Street – Jackson Heights station.
82nd Street–Jackson Heights (formerly known as 25th Street (Jackson Heights)) is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of 82nd Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights, Queens.

New York State Route 25A

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The Jackson Heights name comes from Jackson Avenue, the former name for Northern Boulevard, a major thoroughfare that bisects the neighborhood.
Here, the road changes names again, becoming Northern Boulevard. Unlike the first two names, the Northern Boulevard name extends for a considerable distance, remaining with NY 25A through the neighborhoods of Long Island City, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Corona, Flushing, Bayside, Douglaston and Little Neck.

LaGuardia Airport

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The rest of the original Jackson Mill Road was destroyed by the construction of the LaGuardia Airport, but sections exist between 94th and 95th Streets near 24th Avenue; between 96th and 97th Streets near Astoria Boulevard; and from 93rd to 97th Streets between 32nd and 31st Avenues.
It is on the waterfront of Flushing and Bowery Bays in East Elmhurst and borders the neighborhoods of Astoria and Jackson Heights.

Flushing, Queens

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Many of the displaced Colombians have moved to adjacent areas such as Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, Corona, College Point and Flushing.
The 113-prefixed area extends northwest from Broadway-Flushing, Elmhurst and Jackson Heights, south into Ridgewood, Forest Hills, and Fresh Meadows, and Murray Hill, Bayside, and Little Neck to the east.

Queens

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Jackson Heights is a neighborhood in the northwestern portion of the borough of Queens in New York City.
The borough has diverse housing, ranging from high-rise apartment buildings in the urban areas of western and central Queens, such as Jackson Heights, Flushing, Astoria, and Long Island City, to somewhat more suburban neighborhoods in the eastern part of the borough, including Little Neck, Douglaston, and Bayside.

In Jackson Heights

The 2015 documentary In Jackson Heights portrays Jackson Heights as a microcosm of the American melting pot.
In Jackson Heights is a 2015 documentary film about the communities of Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City directed by Frederick Wiseman.

Greenpoint and Roosevelt Avenues

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It comprises large apartment buildings with private communal gardens, as well as many groupings of private homes and many stores on the streets surrounding Roosevelt Avenue.
Roosevelt Avenue goes through Woodside, Jackson Heights, Elmhurst, Corona, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park (adjacent to Citi Field) and Flushing.

Travers Park

There is a year-round greenmarket every Sunday morning at Travers Park, as well as various family-oriented spring and summer concerts.
Travers Park is a 2 acre community park and playground in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City.

Victor Moore

It was named after Jackson Heights resident Victor Moore, a Broadway and film actor from the era of silent film to the 1950s.
The [[Roosevelt Avenue / 74th Street (New York City Subway)#Victor A. Moore Bus Terminal|Victor Moore Bus Terminal]] and business arcade at the New York City Subway's Roosevelt Avenue / 74th Street station in Jackson Heights, Queens, served by the and the,, and buses, was named for him when it opened in 1941.

Fifth Avenue Coach Company

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At first, the area could most easily be reached via a ferry from Manhattan or the Brooklyn bridges, but the Queensboro Bridge opened in 1909, followed by the elevated IRT Flushing Line—the present-day, just 20 minutes from Manhattan—came in 1917, and Fifth Avenue Coach Company double-decker coaches came in 1922.

IRT Flushing Line

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The neighborhood is the location of the Roosevelt Avenue / 74th Street transportation hub, where the New York City Subway's IRT Flushing Line and IND Queens Boulevard Line, as well as MTA Regional Bus Operations', converge. At first, the area could most easily be reached via a ferry from Manhattan or the Brooklyn bridges, but the Queensboro Bridge opened in 1909, followed by the elevated IRT Flushing Line—the present-day, just 20 minutes from Manhattan—came in 1917, and Fifth Avenue Coach Company double-decker coaches came in 1922.

US-Bangla Airlines

US-Bangla Airlines formerly had its U.S. offices in the Bangladesh Plaza building in Jackson Heights.
Its United States offices are in Bangladesh Plaza in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City.