Queens

Catherine of Braganza, Queen of England
Queens Boulevard, looking east from Van Dam Street, in 1920. The newly built IRT Flushing Line is in the boulevard's median.
Location of Queens (red) within New York City (remainder white)
Aerial view of Queens looking north from the vicinity of John F. Kennedy International Airport, showing development patterns typical of the borough
A typical residential street in Jackson Heights
Long Island City, a neighborhood in western Queens
Forest Hills Gardens
The Elmhurst Chinatown (艾姆赫斯特 唐人街) at the corner of Broadway and Dongan Avenue
Street scene in Astoria, a largely Greek-American neighborhood
Little India in Jackson Heights
Ridgewood is home to a large Puerto Rican community
Rocket Thrower (1963) at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park
JetBlue headquarters in Queens
Long Island City is one of New York City's fastest-growing neighborhoods.
Citi Field, the home of the New York Mets
Arthur Ashe Stadium interior, US Open 2014
The Queens County Courthouse was built in 1938 and houses the borough's Supreme Court, Surrogate Court and County Clerk.
LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens
Queens College is part of the City University of New York.
A branch of the Queens Public Library in Flushing
John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens, the busiest international air passenger gateway to the United States
A multibillion-dollar reconstruction of LaGuardia Airport was announced in July 2015.
46th Street – Bliss Street subway station
Flushing – Main Street LIRR station
Newtown Creek with the Midtown Manhattan skyline in the background.
Air Train JFK path above the Van Wyck Expressway
Standard cross-street signs for a single-named Boulevard and a co-named Avenue, in Queens
The Triborough Bridge connects Queens with Manhattan and the Bronx.

Borough of New York City, coextensive with Queens County, in the U.S. state of New York.

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Elmhurst, Queens

1910 map of old roads in New Town
Elmhurst's Chinatown (唐人街, 艾浒) on Broadway is a satellite of the Flushing Chinatown.
Engine Co. 287/Ladder Co. 136/Battalion 46, one of two fire stations in Elmhurst
The First Presbyterian Church of Newtown on Queens Boulevard dates from 1652, though the building was erected in 1895.
The Elks Lodge 878 building on Queens Boulevard is now the New Life Fellowship Church.
Side view of Queens Place from Queens Boulevard
The intersection of Corona Avenue and Junction Boulevard in eastern Elmhurst
Queens Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Elmhurst Park

Elmhurst (formerly Newtown) is a neighborhood in the borough of Queens in New York City.

Flushing, Queens

Old Flushing Burial Ground, used in the 17th and 18th centuries, now a park
Ash Street, now called Ash Avenue, in the early 20th century
Flushing in 1882
Map of Flushing in 1891
Flushing Chinatown
Street vendor selling fruit under the Flushing–Main Street LIRR station
Koreatown
Sri Maha Vallabha Ganapati Devasthanam Hindu Temple
Sikh Center in Flushing
Map of Waldheim, early 20th century
Flushing Commons, seen from Lippmann Plaza near 39th Avenue and 138th Street
IS 237
The East-West School
Queens College's Student Union building
Branch of the Queens Public Library in Flushing
The Flushing–Main Street, the terminal station of the IRT Flushing Line

Flushing is a neighborhood in the north-central portion of the New York City borough of Queens.

Jamaica, Queens

Loew's Valencia, a former theater opened in 1929
Hillside and 164 st., Jamaica, Queens
St. Monica's Church
A development under construction in Jamaica
Social Security Administration building at 153rd Street and Jamaica Avenue
Engine Company 298/Ladder Company 127/Battalion 50
Front colonnade of Jamaica Station post office
Abigail Adams School
York College
LIRR station upper mezzanine
Interstate 678 (Van Wyck Expressway) in Jamaica
Van Siclen farm in 1882
George Bradford Brainerd (American, 1845–1887). Long Island Rail Road Station, Jamaica, ca. 1872–1887. Collodion silver glass wet plate negative. Brooklyn Museum
Historical marker at Chase Bank
The landmarked sidewalk clock on Jamaica Avenue
The Soldiers and Sailors Monument (1896) is dedicated to Union soldiers and sailors who died during the American Civil War. It's marked 1861–1865. It is located at Major Mark Park on Hillside Avenue (NY 25) at 176th Street.<ref>{{cite web | title=Major Mark Park Monuments | website=Soldiers and Sailors Monument |publisher=New York City Department of Parks and Recreation | url=https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/major-mark-park/monuments/1464 | access-date=October 4, 2018}}</ref>

Jamaica is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.

View of New York State Pavilion tower and the Unisphere in 2013

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park

View of New York State Pavilion tower and the Unisphere in 2013
The park in fall
Aerial view of the Corona Ash Dumps, circa the early 1920s
The 1939 New York World's Fair
The Unisphere at the 1964/1965 World's Fair
Nike Go Play Day - Skate Kitchen and Quell skateboarding meet up hosted by Leo Baker at the Maloof Skatepark
Looking across Meadow Lake
A R33 World's Fair subway car leading the Train of Many Colors at Mets–Willets Point.

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, often referred to as Flushing Meadows Park, or simply Flushing Meadows, is a public park in the northern part of Queens, New York City.

New York City

Most populous city in the United States.

Most populous city in the United States.

New Amsterdam, centered in the eventual Lower Manhattan, in 1664, the year England took control and renamed it "New York"
Fort George and the City of New York c. 1731. Royal Navy ships of the line are seen guarding what would become New York Harbor.
Columbia University was founded by royal charter in 1754 under the name of King's College.
The Battle of Long Island, the largest battle of the American Revolution, took place in Brooklyn in 1776.
Broadway follows the Native American Wickquasgeck Trail through Manhattan.
The current 5 boroughs of Greater New York as they appeared in 1814. Bronx was in Westchester County, Queens County included modern Nassau County, Kings County had 6 towns, one of which was Brooklyn, New York City is shown by hatching in southern New York County on the island of Manhattan, and Richmond County on Staten Island.
A construction worker atop the Empire State Building as it was being built in 1930. The Chrysler Building is behind him.
Manhattan's Little Italy, Lower East Side, circa 1900
The Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, a designated U.S. National Historic Landmark and National Monument, as the site of the June 1969 Stonewall riots and the cradle of the modern gay rights movement
United Airlines Flight 175 hits the South Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
The core of the New York City metropolitan area, with Manhattan Island at its center
Lower and Midtown Manhattan, as seen by a SkySat satellite in 2017
Central Park in Winter by Raymond Speers, in Munsey's Magazine, February 1900
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park was used in both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fair, with the Unisphere as the centerpiece of the latter and which remains today.
The Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island in New York Harbor is a symbol of the United States and its ideals of freedom, democracy, and opportunity.
View of The Pond and Midtown Manhattan from the Gapstow Bridge in Central Park, one of the world's most visited tourist attractions, in 2019
California sea lions play at the Bronx Zoo, the world's largest metropolitan zoo.
A map of racial distribution in New York, 2010 U.S. census. Each dot is 25 people:
The landmark Neo-Gothic Roman Catholic St. Patrick's Cathedral, Midtown Manhattan
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents in Brooklyn. Brooklyn has the largest Jewish community in the United States, with approximately 600,000 individuals.
The Islamic Cultural Center of New York in Upper Manhattan was the first mosque built in New York City.
Ganesh Temple in Flushing, Queens, is the oldest Hindu temple in the Western Hemisphere.
The New York Stock Exchange, by a significant margin the world's largest stock exchange per market capitalization of its listed companies, at US$23.1 trillion as of April 2018. Pictured is the exchange's building on Wall Street.
The Deutsche Bank Center as viewed from Central Park West
Times Square is the hub of the Broadway theater district and a media center. It also has one of the highest annual attendance rates of any tourist attraction in the world, estimated at 50 million.
The I Love New York logo, designed by Milton Glaser in 1977
Rockefeller Center is home to NBC Studios.
Times Square Studios, home of Good Morning America
Butler Library at Columbia University, described as one of the most beautiful college libraries in the United States
The Washington Square Arch, an unofficial icon of both New York University (NYU) and its Greenwich Village neighborhood
New York-Presbyterian Hospital, affiliated with Columbia University and Cornell University, the largest hospital and largest private employer in New York City and one of the world's busiest
The New York Police Department (NYPD) is the largest police force in the United States.
Police officers of New York Police Department (NYPD)
The Fire Department of New York (FDNY) is the largest municipal fire department in the United States.
The Stephen A. Schwarzman Headquarters Building of the New York Public Library, at 5th Avenue and 42nd Street
The fast-paced streets of New York City, January 2020
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, part of Museum Mile, is one of the largest museums in the world.
Smorgasburg opened in 2011 as an open-air food market and is part of the Brooklyn Flea.
As of 2012, the city had about 6,000 hybrid taxis (shown) in service, the largest number of any city in North America.
New York City Hall is the oldest City Hall in the United States that still houses its original governmental functions.
The New York County Courthouse houses the New York Supreme Court and other offices.
Eric Adams, the current and 110th Mayor of New York City
New York City is home to the two busiest train stations in the U.S., including Grand Central Terminal.
The New York City Subway is the world's largest rapid transit system by number of stations.
The Port Authority Bus Terminal, the world's busiest bus station, at 8th Avenue and 42nd Street
John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens, the busiest international air passenger gateway to the United States
The Staten Island Ferry shuttles commuters between Manhattan and Staten Island.
Yellow medallion taxicabs are widely recognized icons of the city.
8th Avenue, looking northward ("uptown"). Most streets and avenues in Manhattan's grid plan incorporate a one-way traffic configuration.
The George Washington Bridge, connecting Upper Manhattan (background) from Fort Lee, New Jersey across the Hudson River, is the world's busiest motor vehicle bridge.
The growing skyline of Long Island City, Queens (background),<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-30/nyc-s-fastest-growing-neighborhood-gets-180-million-investment|title=NYC's Fastest-Growing Neighborhood Gets $180 Million Investment|first=Henry|last=Goldman|date=October 30, 2018|publisher=Bloomberg L.P|access-date=October 30, 2018}}</ref> facing the East River and Manhattan in May 2017
The Grand Concourse in the Bronx, foreground, with Manhattan in the background in February 2018
St. George, Staten Island as seen from the Staten Island Ferry, the world's busiest passenger-only ferry system, shuttling passengers between Manhattan and Staten Island

The five boroughs—Brooklyn (Kings County), Queens (Queens County), Manhattan (New York County), the Bronx (Bronx County), and Staten Island (Richmond County)—were created when local governments were consolidated into a single municipal entity in 1898.

The municipalities of modern-day New York City just before consolidation, excluding villages. New York County: Kings County: Queens County:      Richmond County:

City of Greater New York

The municipalities of modern-day New York City just before consolidation, excluding villages. New York County: Kings County: Queens County:      Richmond County:
"Up With the Flag! (of Brooklyn)", an 1895 anti-consolidation song
"Selfish Objections to a Good Match", Puck, 1893
A satanic Thomas C. Platt presides over the marriage of Richard Croker to "Greater New York".

The City of Greater New York was the term used by many politicians and scholars for the expanded City of New York created on January 1, 1898, by consolidating the existing City of New York with Brooklyn, western Queens County, and Staten Island.

New York Mets

William Shea was instrumental in returning National League baseball to New York City after five years of absence.
Shea Stadium was the Mets' home field from 1964 to 2008.
Tom Seaver, three-time Cy Young Award winner, led the Mets to victory in the 1969 World Series. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1992.
Hall of Fame catcher Mike Piazza in 1999
Jacob deGrom, the 2014 Rookie of the Year and 2018 and 2019 Cy Young Award Winner
Mets fans celebrating the 1986 championship team at New York City Hall
The 7 Line Army in 2017
Mr. & Mrs. Met greeting Mets Fans.
Jerry Koosman wearing his late-1960s' era Mets jersey, which served as an inspiration for the 2012–13 Mets pinstriped uniform.
Keith Hernandez served as Mets captain between 1987 & 1989.
David Wright was the most recent Mets captain before retiring in 2018.
Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter (1985–1989)
Hall of Fame catcher Mike Piazza (1998-2005)
Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver (1967-1977, 1983)
The Mets' retired numbers at Citi Field, 2018

The New York Mets are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of Queens.

John F. Kennedy International Airport

Main international airport serving New York City.

Main international airport serving New York City.

Map showing New York City and the locations of JFK (1), LaGuardia (2), and Newark (3) airports
President Truman (left) with Governor Dewey (right) at dedication of the Idlewild Airport
Aerial view of the terminals in 2021
Terminal 1
Terminal 4 replaced the former International Arrivals Building in May 2001
Terminal 5
Terminal 7 – Departure Level
Inside the security checkpoint of Terminal 8
JetBlue flight departing with New York City Skyline visible in distance
Looking at runway 4L/22R and into Jamaica Bay
Terminals 4 and 5 in February 2017

JFK is located in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens, 16 mile southeast of Midtown Manhattan.

Aerial view of Aqueduct's main track, inner dirt track and turf course, 2010

Aqueduct Racetrack

Aerial view of Aqueduct's main track, inner dirt track and turf course, 2010
Main clubhouse entrance to Aqueduct Racetrack
Spectators watching the finish of a race on Aqueduct's Main Track
Grandstand at Aqueduct Racetrack and site of the future casino
Horses approach the finish line in the 2012 Wood Memorial Stakes.
View of Aqueduct Racetrack from the Aqueduct–North Conduit Avenue subway station

Aqueduct Racetrack is a Thoroughbred horse racing facility and casino in the South Ozone Park and Jamaica neighborhoods of Queens, New York City, United States.

Bronze Statue by Marshall Fredericks at the USTA National Tennis Center. (2019)

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

Bronze Statue by Marshall Fredericks at the USTA National Tennis Center. (2019)

The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is a stadium complex within Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York City, United States.