Jackson Heights Real Estate

Historic Buildings

The Colonials

jackson heights real estate realtors queens nyBuilt in 1915, The Colonials were designed by architect George H. Wells for the Queensboro Corporation.  Located on the east side of 82nd Street between 35th and 34th Avenues, the six Neo-Georgian buildings all have small front gardens.

Operating as a cooperative since 1920, the ten five-room apartments in each building are identical, with a living room, dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms and one bathroom.  The five-story buildings are walkups.  The Colonials is a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.  This and the other historic buildings below represent some of the finest real estate in Jackson Heights and NYC.

 

Plymouth Court

co-ops condos apts for sale rent jackson heightsBuilt in 1916, Plymouth Court was designed by architect George H. Wells for the Queensboro Corporation.  Located on the west side of 82nd Street between 37th and 35th Avenues, each of the four Edwardian buildings has a total of 20 apartments.

Operating as a cooperative since 1920, each building has four five-room (two bedroom) apartments and sixteen four-room (one bedroom) apartments. The five-story buildings are walkups.  Plymouth Court is a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.


 

Willow Court

jackson heights real estate nycBuilt in 1916, Willow Court was designed by architect George H. Wells for the Queensboro Corporation. Located on the east side of 82nd Street between 37th and 35th Avenues, each of the two Edwardian buildings has a total of 20 apartments.

Operating as a cooperative since 1920, each building has ten five-room (two bedroom) apartments and ten four-room (one bedroom) apartments. The five-story buildings are walkups.  Willow Court is a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.

 

The Greystones

jackson heights real estate queens nycBuilt in 1917-8, The Greystones were designed by architect George H. Wells for the Queensboro Corporation.  Located on the 80th Street between 37th and 35th Avenues, the 14 Neo-Tudor Greystone buildings face each other across 80th Street.

Behind each row of buildings is a landscaped interior garden.  Originally called the Garden Apartments, their name was changed in 1925 because “garden apartment” had become a generic term in Jackson Heights.  The Queensboro Corporation planned for these buildings to cover the perimeter of both city blocks; however, only seven buildings were completed on each side of 80th Street.  Operating as a cooperative since 1920, the five-story buildings are walkups.  The six buildings (three on each side of the street) closest to 37th Avenue have two apartments per floor, with ten identical six-room (three bedroom) units.  The eight remaining buildings have three units per floor, each with ten three-room apartments and five four-room apartments. The Greystones are a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.  Click here to view featured Jackson Heights real estate listings.

 

Linden Court

historic buildings real estate jackson heightsBuilt as a cooperative in 1919, Linden Court was designed by architect Andrew J. Thomas for the Queensboro Corporation.  Located on 84th and 85th Streets between Roosevelt and 37th Avenues, Linden Court is comprised of 10 Neo-Romanesque buildings that surround a beautifully landscaped interior garden.

Each street-front has five buildings with four-, five- or six-room (one, two and three bedroom) apartments. Each five- and six-room apartment has four exposures and a sun parlor, located adjacent to the living and dining rooms.  Each building has a handful of parking spots, tucked into the rear of the building, below grade level.   The four-story buildings are walkups.  Linden Court is a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.

 

Hampton Court

jackson heights real estate queens nycBuilt as a cooperative in 1921, Hampton Court was designed by architect George H. Wells for the Queensboro Corporation.  Located on 78th and 79th Streets between 37th and 35th Avenues, Hampton Court is comprised of 11 Neo-Georgian buildings that surround a beautifully landscaped interior garden.

The five 79th Street buildings each have two six-room (three bedrooms) apartments that face both front and back, and one four-room (one bedroom) apartment with three garden exposures.  The six 78th Street buildings each have two five-room (two bedrooms) apartments that face both front and back, and one four-room (one bedroom) apartment with three garden exposures.  The six-room apartments are about 1,200 square feet, the five-room units 1,000 square feet, and the four-room 800 square feet. The five-story buildings are walkups.  Hampton Court is a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.  The Jackson Heights real estate market contains some of the best made housing stock in all of NYC.

 

Laburnum Court

BRGNewLogo_jackson_heights_real_estateBuilt in 1922, Laburnum Court was designed by architect George H. Wells for the Queensboro Corporation.  Located on 79th and 80th Streets between Roosevelt and 37th Avenues, Laburnum Court is comprised of 8 five-story Neo-Georgian buildings that surround an interior garden.

The 80th Street buildings are a cooperative, the 79th Street buildings are rental. Each building has five identical five-room (two bedroom) apartments and five identical six-room (two bedrooms with small sunroom) apartments. Each apartment has two or three exposures and a fireplace.  The buildings are elevated. Laburnum Court is a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.

 

Hawthorne Court

real estate jackson heightsBuilt as a cooperative in 1922, Hawthorne Court was designed by architect George H. Wells for the Queensboro Corporation.  Located on 76th and 77th Streets between 37th and 35th Avenues, Hawthorne Court is comprised of 14 five-story Neo-Georgian buildings that surround a beautifully landscaped interior garden.

Each street-front has four buildings with identical five-room apartments and three buildings with identical six-room apartments. The five-room apartments are approximately 1,100 square feet and the six-room apartments are approximately 1,300 square feet. Each apartment has three exposures, a fireplace, and a sunroom.  The sunroom projects into the garden with three sets of double windows, its own full bath, and can be used as an extension of the living area or as a bedroom.  The buildings are elevated. Hawthorne Court is a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.  Click here to view featured Jackson Heights real estate listings.

 

Elm Court

apts for rent coops for sale jackson heights queensBuilt as a cooperative in 1922, Elm Court was designed by architect George H. Wells for the Queensboro Corporation.  Located on 79th and 80th Streets between 35th and 34th Avenues, Elm Court is comprised of 8 four-story Neo-Georgian buildings that surround a beautifully landscaped interior garden

Each street-front has two buildings with identical five-room apartments and two buildings with identical six-room apartments. The five-room apartments are approximately 1,100 square feet and the six-room apartments are approximately 1,300 square feet. Each apartment has three exposures, a fireplace, and a sunroom.  The sunroom projects into the garden with three sets of double windows, its own full bath, and can be used as an extension of the living area or as a bedroom.  The buildings are elevated.  Elm Court is a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.

 

The Chateau

houses for sale jackson heightsBuilt as a cooperative in 1923, The Chateau was designed by architect Andrew J. Thomas for the Queensboro Corporation.  Located on 80th and 81st Streets between 35th and 34th Avenues, The Chateau is comprised of 12 French Renaissance buildings that surround a beautifully landscaped interior garden.

Each street-front has six buildings with five-, six-, and seven-room (two-, three-, and four-bedroom) apartments. The five-room apartments are approximately 1,000 square feet, the six-room apartments are approximately 1,300 square feet, and the seven-room apartments are about 1,500 square feet. The buildings are elevated and are five- or six-stories; and every apartment has three or four exposures and a fireplace. The four corner buildings each have eleven seven-room (four bedrooms with 3 baths) apartments, with one sixth floor unit. The eight five-story inner buildings have five-room (two-bedrooms with one bath) and six-room (three bedrooms with two baths) apartments.  The Chateau is a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.

 

The Towers

condos coops jackson heightsBuilt in 1924, The Towers was designed by architect Andrew J. Thomas for the Queensboro Corporation.  Located on 80th and 81st Streets between 34th Avenue and Northern Boulevard, The Towers is comprised of 8 Neo-Romanesque buildings that surround a beautifully landscaped interior garden – with fountains and a baldacchino – designed by Noel Chamberlain.

Each street-front has four six-story elevated buildings.  The four corner buildings each have seven-room apartments of either 1,500 or 1,750 square feet.  The four inner building have six-room (three bedrooms with two baths) apartments of 1,300 square feet and seven-room (four bedrooms with three baths) apartments of 1,500 square feet.  All apartments have four exposures and a fireplace.  In the 1930s, two lines of seven-room apartments were divided into three- and four room units. A number of small apartments were also created out of former roof-top servants’ quarters. Built as a cooperative, The Towers failed during the Depression, but was converted to cooperative ownership in 1979. The Towers is a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.

 

Fillmore Hall

real estate queens jackson heightsBuilt in 1930, Fillmore Hall was designed by Edward Adelsohn for the Queensboro Corporation.    Located on the south side of 35th Avenue between 83rd and 84th Streets, Fillmore Hall has a deep entrance court facing the avenue, and similarly-sized garden court in the rear.

. Larger than most six-story elevated buildings of the period, Fillmore Hall has 122 apartments.  Built as a rental building, it was converted to cooperative ownership in the early 1980s. Most of the apartments are generously sized, and range from two-room studios (of 500 square feet) to three-bedroom units (of about 1,500 square feet).  Fillmore Hall is a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.  Click here to meet a few of the best Jackson Heights realtors.  It’s not easy to find this kind of high quality real estate, not only in Queens, but all of NYC.

 

The Berkeley

historic buildings apts for sale apts for rent jackson heightsBuilt from 1936 to 1938, the three Berkeley buildings were designed by Joshua Tabatchnik (77th Street and 35th Avenue) and Philip Birnbaum (78th Street).    The Neo-Georgian buildings wrap around one block – the east side of 77th Street, south side of 35th Avenue and west side of 78th Street.

The Berkeley’s three elevated six-story buildings also surround an interior garden.  Built as rental apartment buildings, they were converted to cooperative ownership in the early 1980s. Most of the apartments are generously sized, and range from studios (at 500 square feet) to two-bedroom units (approaching 1,300 square feet).  Over the last decade, the buildings and the exterior garden have been lovingly restored.  The Berkeley is a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.

 

Dunolly Gardens

jackson heights real estateBuilt in 1939, Dunolly Gardens was designed by Andrew J. Thomas for the Queensboro Corporation.  The six Moderne-style buildings cover the full block between 78th and 79th Streets from 34th to 35th Avenues.

The six-story buildings are elevated and surround a large interior garden.  Built as rental apartment buildings, they were converted to cooperative ownership in the early 1980s. The apartments range in size from studios (at 400 square feet) to two-bedroom units (approaching 1,100 square feet).  Dunolly Gardens is a designated landmark located within the Jackson Heights Historic District, and is also listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places.

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