Neighborhoods Tagged as: Empty Nesters

  • (Queens)

    "Family and community oriented, Forest Hills is one of the nicest neighborhoods to look at and live in within the five boroughs. It's surrounded by highways to the east (Grand Central), south (Jackie Robinson), and north (Long Island Expressway) and has one of the most impressive thoroughfares in the twelve lane Queens Boulevard. Stacked shops and restaurants range along Austin St., the pedestrian-heavy side road to the car busy Blvd. Housing is largely affordable, with a mix of upscale housing, small and attached houses as well as low and high-rise apartment buildings. The exception is the pr...

  • (Queens)

    Arverne is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens, on the Rockaway Peninsula. It was initially developed by Remington Vernam, whose signature \"R. Vernam\" inspired the name of the neighborhood. Arverne extends from Beach 56th Street to Beach 73rd Street, along its main thoroughfare Beach Channel Drive, alternatively known as Rev. Joseph H. May Drive. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 14.

  • (Queens)

    Middle Village is a neighborhood in the central section of the New York City borough of Queens. The neighborhood is located in the western central section of Queens, bounded to the north by Eliot Avenue, to the east by Woodhaven Boulevard, to the south by Cooper Avenue, and to the west by Fresh Pond Road. Middle Village borders Elmhurst to the North, Maspeth and Ridgewood to the West, Glendale to the South, and Rego Park to the East. In 2003, \"South Elmhurst\", an area between Eliot Avenue and the Long Island Expressway, was added to Middle Village's ZIP code (11379). The neighborhood is part...

  • (Queens)

    Woodhaven is a neighborhood located in the New York City borough of Queens. Woodhaven is bordered on the north by a public park, Forest Park, and Park Lane South. Woodhaven also borders Richmond Hill to the east, and Ozone Park to the south at Atlantic Avenue. Its western border is the borough of Brooklyn.Woodhaven, once known as Woodville, has one of the greatest tree populations in the borough, and has retained a suburban feel. Woodhaven is part of Queens Community Board 9. Woodhaven's Zip Code is 11421. Commerce is centered on Jamaica Avenue which bisects Woodhaven.

  • (Bronx)

    Richard Morris, a Captain in the British Parliamentary Army, sailed from Barbados in 1670 to buy this land on the east bank of the Harlem River for himself and his brother, Lewis. Before the Manor of Morrisania was sold off nearly two centuries later the family would produce a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a United States Senator and a mayor of New York City. While the Morris name has faded from public consciousness, a more recent arrival from the Caribbean made history in the neighborhood that continues to resonate with Morris Heights’ residents today. Jamaican immigrant Clive...

  • (Bronx)

    Riverdale is an affluent residential neighborhood in the northwest portion of the Bronx in New York City. Early in its residential development, Riverdale was a 19th-century estate district where many of Manhattan's moguls built their country estates. At the turn of the century, the new popularity of railroad commute enabled wealthy businessmen to make Riverdale their year-round residence. The Fieldston neighborhood, owned by a private association, is a particularly intact example of a turn-of-the century upper class suburb. The Hudson Hill neighborhood retains many of its historic mansions. R...