Kew Gardens

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Get to know Kew Gardens

An attractive neighborhood namely Kew Gardens has many attractions and offers its residents many amenities. The locals get a sense of a dense urban feel, and most of them rent out their homes. There are a few people who rent out properties. The area boasts many bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks.

Most of the owners are single-family homes with many apartment buildings situated just along the main subway lines in the neighborhood. The population here is about 23000 people, and there is lots of cultural diversity. Still, one can feel tranquility in the neighborhood; despite some hustle-bustle.

The crime rate is much lower than average in the rest of the country. But most people consider the northwestern side of the town to be the safest.

Things to see in Kew Gardens

There are tons of things to do and see in Kew Gardens. With many eateries, entertainment sites, and waterfront features, single families remain happy and entertained. Some of the most widely visited are:

Cobblestones Pub

Considered number one when it comes to the vibrant nightlife in the city, Cobblestones Pub is an all-time hit. You can order delicious food while you dance the night away with your friends.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Another great attraction of the neighborhood is the Flushing Meadows, Corona Park. Spend a lazy day in the summer with families and walk your pets. Many people like to have small picnics here with their families.

Louis Armstrong House Museum

Enthralling history awaits those who are interested in the Louis Armstrong Museum. The museum is mostly full during the weekends: but the mornings are quieter.

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Kew Gardens History & Culture

Kew Gardens was one of seven planned garden communities built in Queens from the late 19th century to 1950. Much of the area was acquired in 1868 by Englishman Albon P. Man, who developed the neighborhood of Hollis Hill to the south, chiefly along Jamaica Avenue, while leaving the hilly land to the north undeveloped.

Maple Grove Cemetery on Kew Gardens Road opened in 1875. A Long Island Rail Road station was built for mourners in October and trains stopped there from mid-November. The station was named Hopedale, after Hopedale Hall, a hotel located at what is now Queens Boulevard and Union Turnpike. In the 1890s, the executors of Man’s estate laid out the Queens Bridge Golf Course on the hilly terrains south of the railroad. This remained in use until it was bisected in 1908 by the main line of the Long Island Rail Road, which had been moved 600 feet (180 m) to the south to eliminate a curve. The golf course was then abandoned and a new station was built in 1909 on Lefferts Boulevard. Man’s heirs, Aldrick Man and Albon Man Jr., decided to lay out a new community and called it at first Kew and then Kew Gardens after the well-known botanical gardens in England. The architects of the development favored English and neo-Tudor styles, which still predominate in many sections of the neighborhood.

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