Forest Hills

Forest Hills is a historic neighborhood with a distinct community feel that is fit for everyone. Austin Street, the main shopping row, is comprised of boutiques and small local shops, while Metropolitan Avenue is known for its delicious food and exciting nightlife. Forest Hills residents like to stay active by taking advantage of the many walking and biking trails, sports fields, and the golf course in the near Forest Park. The E, F, M, and R subways take residents on a short trip to and from Manhattan, allowing for a multitude of commuting options. Discover what Forest Hills has to offer and learn how this neighborhood can fit into your lifestyle. 

Neighborhood Tags

  • Tree-lined streets
  • Old New York
  • Concerts
  • Parks
  • Great transportation
  • Schools
  • Shopping
  • Green landscapes
  • Pet-friendly
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    What to expect A residential neighborhood with an array of local restaurants, shopping stores and a small commute to the center of Manhattan.
  • yellow-green
    You'll fall in love with The vibrant green scenery of the streets and variety of living styles that cater to everyone.
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    Things to do Enjoy a concert at Forest Hills Stadium, great restaurants along Metropolitan avenue or take a stroll to take in the relaxing nature of the neighborhood.

Neighborhood Highlights

  • Forest Hills Stadium
  • Long Island Rail Road
  • West Side Tennis Club
  • Austin Street
  • Queens Boulevard
  • Metropolitan Avenue

Located in Central Queens

Nearest Subway

  • E
  • F
  • M
  • R

Commute Times

Grand Central 38m by train, 44m by car

Wall street 40m by train, 53m by car

Union Square 38m by train, 51m by car

Columbus Circle 37m by train, 57 by car

 

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Exploring Forest Hills

Located in central Queens, Forest Hills is a neighborhood that creates the perfect bridge between the urban and suburban aspects of New York City.

The aesthetically pleasing neighborhood of Forest Hills is rich in history, culture and community. This neighborhood is home to Austin street, the center street for shopping stores ranging from small shops to chain brand stores such as Target and Gap. With both Martha's Country Bakery and Eddie's Sweet Shop at reach, those with a sweet tooth will be in luck. If you need access to the city, commuting to an from Manhattan has never been made easier with access to both the E,F,M and R trains and the Long Island Rail Road. The neighborhood is decoarated by urban apartment buildings and Tudor-style architecture that sit perfectly on tree-lined streets. 

Tree-lined streets and Tudor-style homes

The suburban ambiance and the urban scene mix well to make Forest Hills the thriving neighborhood that it is.

Discover and Explore

What's around you

In Forest Hills, you will be part of a charming and welcoming community that will make you feel at home.

Forest Hills offers a valuable combination of fun and exciting activities that will allow you to explore and interact with the growing community. Residents who live in Forest Hills enjoy acces to the amazing public amenities that are offered by Forest Park, which is located just next door. 

Eddie's Sweet Shop
Austin Street in Forest Hills

Forest Hills is located in the center of Queens. The neighborhood is filled with the most beautiful green streets and scenic landscapes that will make you forget you are in New York City. Forest Hills Stadium is famous for hosting the West Side Tennis club.The stadium is also used as a concert venue featuring trending musical artists and performances. Its renowned restaurants will allow you to taste the wonderul and diverse cusine that the community has to offer. If you want to taste the sweet and rich history of the neighborhood you can visit Eddie's Sweet Shop, the oldest ice cream shop in New York City. The neighborhood has a great combination of small shops, boutiques and big chain stores to fulfill your shopping needs. Austin street, filled with an arrangement of shopping stores, is the perfect spot to shop and enjoy a tasty meal afterwards. Living in Forest Hills means you will have access to a lineup of wonderful recreational activities. 

Buildings in Forest Hills