Historic Jackson Heights
A Garden in the City
Historic Jackson Heights is a landmark neighborhood of private
homes, spacious cooperative apartments and rentals surrounded by greenery, only
20 minutes from midtown Manhattan by subway.
Singles starting out, couples settling down and families growing up are
moving to Jackson Heights, an ethnically and economically diverse neighborhood.
Attracted by the quick commute to Manhattan, the landmark architecture and very
affordable housing, more professionals are discovering this neighborhood that
cultivates the arts and family life.
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Jackson Heights is a neighborhood of homes,
gardens, schools, shops, restaurants, the arts
and architecture. (See our "Doors of Jackson Heights" online poster.)
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"The garden apartments of Jackson Heights are remarkable not because
they are quaint and charming, but because they still bring to New Yorkers of
more modest means a taste of the life that otherwise can only be had more
abundantly in Manhattans most glamorous and venerated apartment houses."
- Architect and Yale School of Architecture Dean Robert A.M. Stern.
For more information on Jackson Heights or to join call
The Jackson Heights Beautification Group
Begun in 1988, the Jackson Heights Beautification Group is
a grassroots group thats made a major difference in this ethnically
Among its achievements, JHBG has banished graffiti,
beautified Travers Park and spearheaded the move to bring New York City
landmark and National Register Status to the neighborhood.
Photos by Len Maniace
212-439-8784 or write:
Jackson Heights Beautification Group
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
For additional New York historic
preservation information go to Preserve & Protect
last revised March 4 2000
Preserve & Protect, Inc.