Important Fresh Meadows, Queens Information
Geographical Information Regarding Fresh Meadows Homes & Real Estate
Fresh Meadows is bordered by Cunningham Park on the East and is south of Union Turnpike. South Flushing is on the West side of Fresh Meadows.
Zip Codes in Fresh Meadows, Queens
Fun Facts About Fresh Meadows Properties, Real Estate & Lifestyle
Fresh Meadows is also the name of a housing development within the neighborhood, centered along 188th Street. The Fresh Meadows development was constructed in the late 1940s and was intended for lower middle & middle class residents. It is one of three postwar housing developments constructed by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company at that time, the others being Stuyvesant Town in Manhattan and Parkchester in the Bronx
It is home to many hard working, lower middle to middle class families of several different ethnicities.
The Long Island Expressway runs through the neighborhood. Primary streets are 188th Street, Horace Harding Expressway, 73rd Avenue, Utopia Parkway, and Fresh Meadows Lane.
The 107th Precinct of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) covers this neighborhood.
Kissena Park and Cunningham Park are both located adjacent to Fresh Meadows.
Fresh Meadows is also home to St. Francis Preparatory School, the largest Catholic high school in the United States. Francis Lewis High School, P.S. 26 (Rufus King school), M.S. 216 (George J. Ryan Middle School), and P.S. 173 (The Fresh Meadows School) are other notable schools within its precincts.
Parks in Fresh Meadows
- Kissena Park
Libraries in Fresh Meadows
- Queens Borough Public Library operates the Fresh Meadows Library
High Schools in Fresh Meadows, Queens:
- Francis Lewis High School
- St. Francis Preparatory School
Colleges Fresh Meadows, Queens:
- St. John's University