Kew Gardens

Queens

Summary

Median rental price: $1,725, min $1,100 - max $9,650

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me

Commute

There are 2 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Lower, rank #204 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #67 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Internet Access
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Safe & Sound
  • Lack of Traffic

Not great for

  • Nightlife
  • Shopping Options
  • Eating Out

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Students
“The Key to the Kew.“

To me, Kew Gardens seems to be "the city away from the city," due to its quiet atmosphere and lack of hustle and bustle. Comprised mostly of residential homes and clusters of apartments, Kew Gardens resembles a neighborhood more like that of Westchester County or Hoboken, NJ than New York City. D... Read more

Kerry Barger • May 06, 2012
“Ethnically, economically, and geologically diverse community“

Adjacent to Forest Park, Kew Gardens is an interesting neighborhood with lots of hills and curves, on which there are lovely Tudor and colonial homes, as well as pre-war co-op buildings. Despite the fact that it is part of New York City, it feels like a small town with lots of small mom-and-pop s... Read more

NatM • Dec 23, 2011
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What do you think about this neighborhood?

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me