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About Our Neighborhood

About Our Neighborhood

Forest Hills and Vicinity

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About Forest Hills  


Forest Hills is a neighborhood in central Queens. It is bordered to the north by Rego Park, to the east by Flushing Meadows Park and Kew Gardens, to the west by Middle Village and to the south by Forest Park.

Statistics:

· Population: 70,000+

· Estimated Jewish population: 25,000

· Land mass: 600 acres, approx 30x30 blocks

· Best Places to Live 2005!(CNN Money.com)

· Middle and Upper Class residents

· Manhattan is only 20 minutes away on the subway, and Long Island Rail Road

While many Forest Hills residents have lived in the neighborhood for decades, an increasing number of young professionals have been attracted to the area because of its cosmopolitan nature, plentiful shopping and restaurant options, safety, and excellent access to public transportation.

Jewish Statistics:

·Synagogues of all denominations: 14

·Yeshiva Schools: 3

·Mikvah’s: 3

·Outreach Center’s: 0

·JCC: 1

· Chabad Center’s: 1

·Jewish Public Libraries: 1

·Established Torah & Adult Education Centers: 1

 

Forest Hills Gardens

Is a private community located in Forest Hills, Queens, New York. It is one of the country's oldest planned communities and the most prominent American example of the visionary  Ebenezer Howard's Garden City movement.

Statistics:

· One of the most exclusive neighborhoods in NY.

· 1200 addresses

· Estimated Jewish: 250+

· Synagogues and any type of Jewish

centers: 0

FHG - Neighborhood

· Forest Hills Gardens was once the home of the US Open tennis tournament, played at the West Side Tennis Club before it moved to the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Park. When the Open was played at the tennis stadium, the tournament was commonly referred to merely as Forest Hills just as the British Open was referred to as Wimbledon.

· The neighborhood boasts a beautiful aura of old English infrastructure.

· The feeling of the neighborhood is a safe one. Conclusive  for a healthy lifestyle , in mind body and spirit.

· It’s pretty picturesque senery make it perfect surrounding for  simply, better living.

· Only minutes away from the Mile long Austin street Shopping strip. As well as the large array of  shopping opportunities of Queens Blvd and the boutique style antique shops of Metropolitan Ave. Truly a garden, to live in.

Chabad of the Gardens - Come into my Garden...

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