Hollis Hills Civic Association
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Hollis Hills is bordered by the by the Grand Central Parkway to the South, Kingsbury Avenue and Richland Avenue to the North, Hollis Hills Terrace to the West and Springfield Boulevard to the East. Manhattan can be accessed via car in about 20 minutes during non-rush hour, via Express Bus in about 45 minutes, and via the LIRR to Penn Station in just under 30 minutes.
Hollis Hills Demographics
Median Age: 42
Median Household Income: $82,749
Households with Children: 36.2%
Homes Owned: 91.3%
This is one of the many gardens that brighten our neighborhood. The Hollis Hills Civic Association helps maintain these beautiful gardens.
This handsomely charming clock stands near the areas' welcome signs.
The historic Long Island Motor Parkway is park of the Brooklyn Queens Greenway making up a lush bicycling and pedestrian path.
The Long Island Motor Parkway pioneered the use of overpasses and bridges to avoid intersections. It was also the first roadway designed for automobile use only. Here it passes over Bell Blvd.
Cunningham Park is a 358-acre park in the New York City borough of Queens. The park lies between the Grand Central Parkway to the south and the Long Island Expressway. The park was renamed for New York City Comptroller W. Arthur Cunningham.
Cunningham Park has many kinds of ball fields; baseball, softball, soccer, basketball, football, bocce courts, cricket, volleyball and basketball courts
Alley Pond Park is the second largest public park in Queens, New York City. It occupies 655 acres, most of it acquired and cleared by the city in 1929. The Alley Pond Environmental Center, with a library, museum and animal exhibits, is located in the northern part of the park, on the south side of Northern Boulevard.
Alley Pond Park has lush paths and all the amenities you'd expect from a neighborhood park. There are playgrounds, barbeque areas, and courts and fields galore.
Potamogeton Pond is located into a narrow strip of parkland alongside Grand Central Parkway and named after an aquatic plant. It once had a bridle trail that connected Cunningham Park to Alley Pond Park. Potamogeton Pond is accessible at 86th Avenue and 217th Street.
Queens Library -- Windsor Park Branch is a public library located at 79-50 Bell Boulevard.
Public elementary school, P.S. 188, which consistently scores at the top, or close to it, on city and state tests. It is ranked as the top school in School District 26, which itself is ranked tops in the city. It is also listed among the Top 10 public schools in New York State.
Houses of Worship
Hollis Hills Jewish Center is an egalitarian congregation in the northeast Queens, New York located at 210-10 Union Turnpike, Hollis Hills, NY. They are affiliated with United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism.
American Martyrs Roman Catholic Church is located at 79-43 Bell Boulevard is a welcoming community that creates an atmosphere for a wonderful faith experience.
Chapel of the Redeemer Lutheran, located at 220-16 Union Turnpike, is a congregation in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and a member of the Metropolitan New York Synod.
Ebenezer Mission Church is one church comprised of multiple congregations of different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. It is found at 220-16 Union Turnpike.
Chabad of Eastern Queens is part of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement—a branch of Hasidism. Located at 211-05 Union Turnpike.
Hollis Woods Community Church is an American Baptist Congregation. Located at 215-16 82nd Ave.
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