Rego Park is predominately a community comprised of apartment buildings, multi-family homes, and railroad houses that make up the north side of Rego Park. Apartment complexes include classics such as, The Carol House, Savoy Gardens, Jupiter Court, The Brussels, and the LeFrak City development complex. Today, the Rego Park community is a draw for young professionals as new construction of residential condos projects have gone up in recent years in the neighborhood.
As the population has grown and the face of the area has changed, the community has flexibly adapted to reflect the changing, diverse residents and their needs. There’s been a tremendous influx of different people from different areas. Today, many people of different cultures call this diverse neighborhood home. “There are so many different tongues being spoken here, and it’s a reminder of what the melting pot means. That’s the beauty of New York, and of Rego Park. It’s had the ability to change and remain a great place to live,” says Robert Silver, former co-chair of the Historic Preservation Committee of Queens Community Board 6.
Conveniently located in central Queens, Rego Park is bordered by the neighborhoods of Elmhurst and Corona to its north, Forest Hills to its southeast, and Middle Village to the west. Interesting historical fact bout this community, its name is derived from the REal GOod Construction Company, which began developing the neighborhood in the 1920s.
Today, just minutes away by subway from Manhattan, Rego Park offers its residents and visitors easy access to other areas of the city. The E, R, M and F lines of the New York City subway system stop at 63rd Drive and Queens Boulevard. And locals have plenty to do in the immediate area. Shopping is convenient, there’s plenty of entertainment in the area, and Rego Park is also home to some of Queens’ most popular shopping destinations, including the 277,000-square-foot (25,700 m2), 4-story Rego Center. And in nearby Elmhurst, is home to the Queens Center Mall.
If you’re seeking a diverse, vibrant community with great condo or co-op options, look to Rego Park, Queens.
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