Bay Terrace

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Zavza Seal is an experienced general contracting firm with a passion for delivering excellence. Serving Long Island communities including Suffolk, Nassau, Brooklyn, and Queens. We are a one-stop shop construction company that specializes in waterproofing and insulation along with foundation waterproofing services.

Our Expertise Include:

Waterproofing Services

  • Waterproofing parking structures
  • Concrete commercial roofs

Insulation Services

  • Batt insulation
  • Rolled or reflective insulation
  • Blown in insulation
  • Spray foam insulation

If you are considering any type of solution for foundation waterproofing or insulation services, we are here to help and can provide valuable, time-saving advice.

Get to know Bay Terrace

Bay Terrace is a beautiful and convenient neighborhood located in Queens County. The community is near the East River, so it’s straightforward to access Manhattan by crossing over the 59th Street Bridge.

Bay Terrace is a family-friendly neighborhood with many parks and playgrounds. Many sports leagues for children and adults alike, including soccer teams and basketball leagues are present here.

The Bay Terrace Library offers cultural events throughout the year, such as readings by authors and musical performances by local musicians. The library also hosts book clubs where residents can discuss their favorite books with other avid readers.

Several churches in this area, including Our Lady Queen of Peace Church on Beach 116 Street and St. Pius X Church on Beach 149 Street & Rockaway Beach Boulevard.

Reasons why you should move to Bay Terrace

The location of this neighborhood is perfect for anyone who wants to be close to NYC but not too close. It’s only a 20-minute drive into Manhattan by car or train, and it’s also close enough that you can get there on your bike or bus if the weather doesn’t cooperate with walking or biking that day.

The people here are friendly and outgoing – they want their neighbors to feel at home here in Bay Terrace. Both renters and homeowners can source insulation and waterproofing services from Zavza Seal.

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Bay Terrace History & Culture

In 1639, Dutch Governor Willem Kieft (1597–1647) purchased the land that today encompasses Queens County from the Matinecock. William Lawrence (1622–1680), who served as a magistrate under Dutch and English administrations, was granted a parcel of land by King Charles II in 1645 that included a large portion of what is today Bayside, in addition to College Point, Whitestone, and Fort Totten. Bayside began its course of development from an agricultural community to a suburb when the North Shore Railroad was extended in 1866. During the following several decades, the Bayside Land Association purchased farms for development. Bay Terrace, originally included within the bounds of Bayside, remained composed of farms and large estates until the 1950s, when Cord and Charles Meyer sold their 225-acre (0.91 km2) farm for development.

The construction of the Bay Terrace Cooperative apartment buildings and garden apartments in the 1950s, as well as the development of the Bay Terrace Shopping Center, lent the area its own identity. The area encompasses gated cooperative/condominium developments such as the Bay Club and Baybridge Condos. Other cooperative/condominium developments include the Towers at Waters Edge, the Kennedy Street Quad, the Bayside Townhouse Condominiums, Bay Country Owners, Bell Owners and others. The gated estate community of the “Bayside Gables” is also located within the Bay Terrace neighborhood, being the site of some of the only single family homes in the area.

The New York City Department of City Planning conducted a transportation study of Bay Terrace in 2004. Findings included parking and intersection issues, including poor access to the Cross Island Parkway. The study found that a median needed to be constructed along the length of 212th Street, with increased access to the Cross Island Parkway near the Baybridge Commons Shopping Center and reconstruction of the existing entrance and exit ramps. The Bay Terrace at Bayside shopping center planned on adding new storefronts to their plaza. including World Kitchen; Aéropostale; and PM Pediatrics, a pediatric emergency care facility.

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