The neighborhood of Kew Gardens is part of the city of New York, New York.
Kew Gardens offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. In general, it is very easy to find bustling streets in this part of New York. Even though the nightlife is limited, there are a very large number of people around most of the time. The greenery in this area is reasonably prominent; there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit, like Forest Park, which makes them very easy to reach. Residents will also find that the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is good.
In Kew Gardens, around 70% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This area has a selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas owners make up the remainder. The buildings in this neighborhood are very old, because many of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s.
It is a very short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from any location in this neighborhood. Residents benefit from public and private elementary schools. Concerning food, it is especially easy to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from any home in Kew Gardens. Metropolitan Avenue is among the best streets for food stores. Additionally, those who enjoy eating out won't have to walk far in Kew Gardens, where over 50 restaurants and a few coffee shops are available, for example along Lefferts Boulevard. It is also a rather short distance to a reasonable selection of clothing stores.
Kew Gardens affords home buyers the choice between a variety of methods of transportation. Physically active house buyers will appreciate the very pedestrian-friendly character of Kew Gardens; running common errands is very convenient on foot, and many businesses are very close by. In contrast, it is at times challenging to travel by bicycle in this neighborhood as the bicycling infrastructure is not particularly comprehensive, and cyclists encounter a significant amount of elevation changes. Owing to Briarwood - Van Wyck Boulevard Station with access to the F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line and E | 8 Avenue Local Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines, getting around by public transit is very convenient in this area. Kew Gardens is also a fairly convenient part of New York for moving around by car. Nearby highways, such as Van Wyck Expressway, are very easy to drive to from any location in Kew Gardens.