Tuesday, October 5, 2010

9/30/10 - AM New York

city living
By V. L. Hendrickson
City Living: Kew Gardens' taste for Tudor

Photo credit: Lefferts Boulevard is the commercial heart of Kew Gardens (Photo by Marie Claire Andrea)

Out toward the end of the line on the E train in Queens is the sleepy hamlet of Kew Gardens, one of seven planned garden communities built in the first half of the 20th century. With the remaining Tudor-style buildings and eclectic collection of shops and restaurants, the area looks like a college town upstate.

The LIRR, however, gets locals to Penn Station in under 20 minutes and the neighborhood has surprisingly diverse amenities.

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