Elmhurst is nestled between the next door neighborhoods of Corona and Rego Park. The best way to experience all of the community culture is to walk down the busy commerical streets of Corona Avenue, Queens Boulevard or Broadway Street to explore the local food shops. Home to the Queens Center Mall and the Queens Plaza Mall, Elmhurst's stretch of Queens Boulevard is one of the borough's primary shopping districts. Elmhurst has abundant commuting options, including local and express routes. Residents enjoy access to Brooklyn and surrounding Queens neighborhoods along the Long Island Expressway. Discover what Elmhurst has to offer and learn how this neighborhood can fit into your lifestyle. 

Neighborhood Tags

  • Schools
  • Shopping
  • Gastronomic Adventure
  • Parks
  • Vibrant cultures
  • Malls
  • Pet-friendly
  • lifestyle
    What to expectA vibrant cultural melting pot.
  • market
    The Market Shop small down the block or shop big at Queens Center Mall.
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    You'll fall in love with Authentic Queens people and places.

Neighborhood Highlights

  • Queens Center Mall
  • Queens Boulevard
  • Queens Place Mall
  • Rego Center
  • Roosevelt Avenue

Located in Central Queens

Nearest Subway

  • E
  • F
  • M
  • R
  • 7

Commute Times

Columbus Circle 35m by train, 30m by car

Grand Central 36m by train, 20m by car

Union Square 41m by train, 25m by car

Wall Street 50m by train, 29m by car

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Exploring Elmhurst

Elmhurst is undeniably one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods of Queens.

Over the years, Elmhurst has experienced an influx of residents from countries from around the world, making this neighborhood one of the most diverse in Queens. Elmhurst residents have completely redefined the food and shopping options that are available in the neighborhood.  Roosevelt Avenue is decorated with not only the elevated 7 train, but with storefronts that offer food for all different types of tastes. With Queens Center Mall and Queens Place Mall and Rego Center in the next door neighborhood of Rego Park, Elmhurst is made for shopping. The neighborhood has a unique community feel that is ideal for anyone to call Elmhurst their home. 

Queens Center Mall in Elmhurst

As a resident of Elmhurst, shopping and dining possibilities are endless for everyone. Residents take advantage of the largest mall in the borough of Queens. The urban shopping center of Queens Center Mall houses over 150 shopping, dining and entertainment brands, including Macy’s, JCPenney, Apple and H&M. Queens Place Mall is also frequnted by residents at is home to stores such as Target and Best Buy. 

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What to do

In Elmhurst, you are surrounded by a community that always has something great to offer.

Rego Center

Living in Elmhurst, you will have the ability to try all different types of cuisine from all around the world by the neighborhoods diverse residents. A simple stroll along Roosevelt or down Elmhurst Avenue will allow you to take in the vibrant and diverse culture that the residents of the community have brought in with them. Residents have access to the 7-line elevated train that can take them to and from midtown Manhattan along with local and express bus lines for transportation around Queens and Brooklyn. 

Buildings in Elmhurst