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6.7 out of 10

Jamaica Estates

Ranked 20th best neighborhood in Queens
40.7195266950916 -73.782822423763
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Internet Access
  • Medical Facilities
  • Neighborly Spirit
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  • Nightlife
  • Eating Out
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"Lots and lots of hills and trees"

Jamaica Estates is a neighborhood in Queens that is surrounded by other areas such as Fresh Meadows to the north, Hillcrest and Jamaica Hills to the west, Jamaica and Hollis to the south, and Cunningham Park to the east and northeast. Located in the eastern area of Queens Jamaica Estates is at first glance is a pretty area filled with larger trees and lots of hills. The streets are lined with huge oak trees, maples, elm and chestnut trees, making Jamaica Estates a great shaded area.

Eclectic housing in the community offer something to suit almost everyone’s taste. From slate-roofed 100 year old Tudors to 1960 split-levels, this area has it all and then some. The homes overall are beautifully kept and homeowners take meticulous care of details, right down to the flowers. The area is known for the home that Donald Trump grew up in along with his four siblings. The larger home can be found along Midland Parkway.

With a well-kept neighborhood come some good schools, and Jamaica Estates has both. There are several public elementary and junior high schools within the area. Many of the primary school’s graduates go one to the city’s elite high schools.

Stores and restaurants along Union Turnpike, the neighborhood’s shopping district, include Vogue & Vintage Grandma’s Attic, which sells antique and contemporary jewelry as well as gifts. There are also shoe stores, boutiques, baby stores, a Rite-Aid, and much more.
MarcoM STYLISH AND ELEGANTE Jamaica Estates in South Jamaica Queens is a Wealthy / Upper Middle class neighborhood, one of the great areas of New York city. A lot of the houses are breath taking, elegant, and stylish. Jamaica Estates also has a part that is condo, apartment buildings, just a great place to live.
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Unranked Streets in Jamaica Estates

178th St

"Hotspot of activity in Queens"
40.7115919468734 -73.7850372663441

196th St

"On 196th Street"
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197th St

"197th Street Is Nice"
40.7185845136348 -73.7659264833071

87th Dr

"On 87th Drive"
40.7159830016018 -73.7733130016178
"This is a good looking, well manicured residential neighborhood."
40.712025506124 -73.7918070079504
"Back To Basics"
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