Photo: Gus Powell
Around 60 percent of Jackson Heights residents were born outside the United States, bringing cuisine and culture from Asia, South America and beyond. It’s also home to one of NYC’s largest LGBTQ+ communities and an active nightlife scene.
Take the E, F, M, R or 7 subway train to the Roosevelt Avenue/74th Street station.
Little India and some of the best Tibetan and Nepalese food west of Kathmandu.
A historic district featuring prewar apartment buildings built in French Renaissance, Romanesque and Tudor styles.
The Scrabble street sign, honoring inventor Alfred Mosher Butts, is located at 35th Avenue and 81st Street.