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Forest Hills


Forest Hills, a neighborhood in central Queens comes in three parts. Forest Hills Gardens, built as a planned garden city community starting in 1909 and still the most exclusive address in Queens. Home for many is in apartments, co-ops, and condos along and on the north side of Queens Boulevard. West and south of Forest Hills Gardens are Central Queens-style single- and multi-family homes, developed in the 1920s through 1940s. The New York Times characterizes Forest Hills as giving its residents an urban vibe with a quieter suburban lifestyle and points to its quick and accessible transportation to Manhattan.

Forest Hills has a longstanding association with tennis: the Forest Hills Stadium hosted the U.S. Open until 1978 and the West Side Tennis Club offers grass courts for its members. The area’s main commercial street, Austin Street, contains many restaurants and chain stores and entertainment. Forest Hills Subway Station is a main station that connects a few subway lines.

You have yet to find your Dream House. It’s becoming too expensive to rent and live like a nomad. Imagine waking up every morning to a new kitchen. Imagine not worrying about rent hikes every six months and being able to decorate your living space however you want. And there’s space for your dog too!

Contact Yael Shanee – a Forest Hills Real Estate Agent – to find your dream home. Whether you’re looking for a contemporary luxury apartment or a quaint cottage in the gardens, buying or selling a home I will tailor a plan just for you!