Queens Landmarks-Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights

The Jackson Heights historic district was built primarily between 1914 and 1939, is the nation’s first and largest planned cooperative and garden apartment community. Brick structures in a mixture of sizes from single-family homes to large apartment buildings exhibit a number of revival styles including Tudor, Italianate, Mediterranean and Georgian. Designated October 19, 1993.

Title: Detached Single-Family Home 5

Borough: Queens

Historic District: Jackson Heights

Keywords: brick, window, residential

Description: Single-family residences in Jackson Heights

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Jackson Heights was a 2011 Six To Celebrate neighborhood.  HDC worked closely with the . The Jackson Heights Beautification Group who is continuing to advocate for an extention to the existing district to better reflect and protect the actual historic neighborhood.

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