Astoria is a quiet and relaxed neighborhood nestled in between the East River and LaGuardia Airport. Mostly residential, this neighborhood has many hidden gems like restaurants, museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Perfect for those seeking a relaxed alternative to Manhattan while also having easy access to it, Astoria is perfect for young professionals and families.
Astoria is named for John Jacob Astor, the very first multi-millionaire in the United States. Back when the area was colonized in 1652, Astoria was originally called "Hallet's Cove." That name persisted until the neighborhood was officially named a town in 1839, when the residents were trying to persuade Astor to invest in the area.
Astor did end up investing and the town of Astoria lasted around 30 years before being absorbed into Long Island City in 1870, and then into the Great New York City as a part of Queens in 1898. As the population grew and industry came to Queens…
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