NYC - The Official Guide
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Neighborhoods:

Jackson Heights

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.

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Get there
Take the E, F, M, R or 7 subway train to the Roosevelt Avenue/74th Street station.
Go for
Little India and some of the best Tibetan and Nepalese food west of Kathmandu.
Stay for
A historic district featuring prewar apartment buildings built in French Renaissance, Romanesque and Tudor styles.
Fun fact
The Scrabble street sign, honoring inventor Alfred Mosher Butts, is located at 35th Avenue and 81st Street.
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    Jackson Heights Map

    Map out Jackson Heights and discover all that's happening in the neighborhood.

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