Kew Gardens

Kew gardens is a welcoming and charming neighborhood located in the center of Queens. In Kew Gardens you will find the most popular local spots including Kew Gardens Cinemas, with a selection of independent international films. Dani's Pizzeria and Austin Ale House are among the neighborhood's favorites. The county's civic center, Queens Borough Hall, stands at the northern end of the neighborhood. Kew Gardens is easily accessible via the E and F subways, LIRR train, and expressways. Discover what Kew Gardens has to offer and learn how this neighborhood can fit into your lifestyle. 

Neighborhood Tags

  • Parks
  • Green areas
  • Schools
  • Pet-friendly
  • tree-lined streets
  • Quiet community
  • lifestyle
    What to expect Relaxing green spaces, historic architecture and diverse cuisine.
  • love
    You'll fall in love withThe urban community and the suburban tree-lined streets.
  • market
    Things to do Neighborhood favorites include sports bar Austin Ale house, the Village Diner and Kew Garden Cinemas.

Neighborhood Highlights

  • Forest Park
  • Kew Gardens Cinemas
  • Queens Boulevard
  • Grand Central Parkway
  • Long Island Rail Road

Located in Central Queens

Nearest Subway

  • E
  • F

Commute Times

JFK Airport 41m by train, 20m by car 

Union Square 51m by train, 55m by car 

Grand Central 46m by train, 50m by car 

Columbus Circle 43m by train, 51 by car

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Exploring Kew Gardens

A peaceful and charming neighborhood that has a small-town feel, ideal for starting a home.

In the center of Queens, Kew Gardens is a neighborhood that shares many similarities to the surrounding community of Forest Hills. Kew Gardens is a diverse and charming neighborhood home to residents of different backgrounds. Its proximity to the E and F trains offers a commute to and from Manhattan. Residents enjoy many green parks and spaces that create a relaxing environment that will make this neighborhood a great place to start a home. Kew Gardens is home to the third largest park in Queens, Forest Park. Residents can turn to Forest Park to take advantage of a sports field, hiking trails and running tracks available. Major streets such as Lefferts Boulevard and Metropolitan Avenue are full of locally owned businesses where you can find places to shop and enjoy good food. 

Kew Gardens has a mix of busy commercial avenues and quiet residential streets that come together to from a charming neighborhood. Kew Gardens is known for lush tree-lined streets and tudor-style architecture that create the perfect scene for a stroll around the neighborhood. 

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What's around you

Living in Kew Gardens, means that you'll be close to the most popular avenues and streets that Queens has to offer.

Major throughfares are Lefferts Boulevard and Austin Street, home to a movie theater, local stores and restaurants, a bagel shop and the Long Island Rail Road station which offers residents transportation throughout the city.

Imperial 123-30 83rd Avenue in Kew Gardens.

Living in Kew Gardens, everyone will be welcomed to be part of a friendly residential community. Residents can enjoy access to Forest Park, equipped with an array of public amenities such as hiking and biking trails, running tracks and even tennis courts. All of the ammenities are nestled withtin the lush green spaces that the park has to offer. Otherwise, visiting Metropolitan Avenue or Queens Boulevard at anytime of the day will guarantee you enjoy a great meal from locally owned restaurants and food shops.

Buildings in Kew Gardens