But there’s a triangle of a neighborhood bounded by Hazen and 81st Streets, 19th Avenue and the Grand Central Parkway, that can be claimed by both Jackson Heights and Astoria.
Since it can claim two very interesting structures from a FNY POV, we’ll plant the Jackson Heights flag here as we visit…
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In a borough largely ignored by NYC’s Landmarks Preservation Commission, the magnificent garden apartments of Jackson Heights are a happy exception.
Today’s Jackson Heights is a neighborhood of handsome six-story co-operative apartments, most of which surround a central garden.
Perhaps, it’s simply a corruption of the word “drain.” Top: bird hunter in Trains Meadow, 1900.
In about a decade, this scene would dramatically change.