Important Malba, Queens Information
Geographical Information Regarding Malba Homes & Real Estate
Malba is an upper class neighborhood in the Borough of Queens. North of the East River lies Malba, the Whitestone Expressway is to the East, 14th Avenue to the south and 138th Street to the west.
Malba's Boundaries are:
- North by the East River (Powell's Cove)
- East by the Whitestone Expressway
- South by 15th Avenue,
- West by 138th Street.
Zip Codes in Malba, Queens
Fun Facts About Malba Properties, Real Estate & Lifestyle
Malba is a neighborhood in north central Queens, Its name is derived from the first letters of the surnames of the five founders, all residents of New Haven, Connecticut: George A. Maycock, Samuel R. Avis, George W. Lewis, Nobel P. Bishop, and David R. Alling. The land was acquired in 1883 by William Ziegler, president or the Royal Baking Powder Company; a subsidiary, the Realty Trust Company, developed 163 acres (sixty-six hectares) in 1908 for wealthy boaters and fishermen, and in the same year railroad service was extended. There were thirteen houses by the time of the First World War and more than a hundred were built in the 1920s. The railroad station closed in 1932. In the mid 1990s Malba had about four hundred houses, ranging in value from $500,000 to $1 million; a group of homeowners, the Malba Association, attends to the interests or the neighborhood.