Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights is a neighborhood in Queens that is known for its diversity. It is home to a wide variety of cultures, nationalities, and languages.

Welcome to Jackson Heights

A cultural community with extensive options for one-of-a-kind shopping and dining experiences
Jackson Heights is a neighborhood in Queens that is known for its diversity. It is home to a wide variety of cultures, nationalities, and languages. The area is also known for its close-knit community and a strong sense of civic pride. Jackson Heights sits south of the East River and the small Astoria Heights neighborhood. It is known as Little India, a primarily Asian community centered around 74th Street. The main drag has Indian cuisine, Bollywood music shops, and Indian markets.
More than 60% of residents were born outside the United States, and the community also represents a large LGBT community. Locals can travel around the city or neighborhood using the subway train at Roosevelt Station. The upscale area is home to prime real estate in the city, and the architecture ranges from small single-family to condominiums and townhomes to high rises. The Jackson Heights neighborhood also has unique buildings constructed during the French Renaissance that feature Roman-inspired designs and Tudor styles.
Jackson Heights is colorful and intricate, with architecturally diverse buildings and great ethnic restaurants. There is also a significant art scene. The neighborhood is filled with public art and is home to many galleries like New York Total Art Gallery & JK Visual Art Gallery, and Primavera.
With many ethnicities in Jackson Heights, many delicious restaurants with traditional meals are open day and night. Taste of Lahore is a casual Pakistani and Bangladesh restaurant that uses high-quality ingredients. The full-service eatery also caters to large events and can supply services like entertainment, decorations, and event planning. Addictive Wine & Tapas Bar is a charming eatery with wood plank walls, intimate lighting, and vibrant décor. The cozy dining space serves delicious dishes like Filet Mignon, charcuterie boards, seafood, and hand-selected wines.  
Jackson Heights is one-of-a-kind with its eclectic collection of restaurants, boutiques, and art galleries. But it is also where you can find a quiet block and park to relax or a bustling avenue to explore. It has something for everyone. The community has a wide range of shopping, from small specialty stores to big-name retailers. Jackson Heights Shopping Center is a well-known area with small shops like clothing boutiques, bakeries, restaurants, small businesses, and more.

New York City Schools serve more than one million K-12 students in New York, including Jackson Heights.

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