Queens: Rosedale


Rosedale MapRosedale is a neighborhood located in the southeastern portion of the borough of Queens, New York City. It is part of Queens Community Board 13 and lies on the border of Nassau County and Queens County. The neighborhood is surrounded to the north by Cambria Heights (Queens), the east by Valley Stream (Nassau County), the west by Laurelton (Queens) and Brookville Park, and to the south by John F. Kennedy International Airport.

As of the 2010 census, there were 25,063 people, 7,572 households, and 6,108 families residing in the area. The median income for a household in the village is $79,530.

Welcome to Rosedale QueensA sign welcomes visitors and residents to Rosedale, a neighborhood in Queens County right on the border of Nassau County.

Rosedale SignA sign welcomes visitors and residents to Rosedale, a neighborhood in Queens on the border of Nassau.

War MemorialA memorial to men and women of war.

Welcome to Rosedale SignAnother sign welcomes visitors and residents to Rosedale.

The gem like area of Rosedale lies in the hearts of the people who live here. One has to view with patience and observe how residents spend their time, and separate between the transactions that take place inside its grate, to uncover Rosedale’s true character. It was in 1910, when southern Queens was mostly farmland dotted with small towns. The Long Island Rail Road was already well-established by then; the Springfield station was eliminated in 1939 when grade crossings in this part of town were eliminated.

MemorialA memorial to men and women of war.

Veterans SquareA small pole holds a sign marking Veterans Square.

Honor RollA memorial called the Honor Roll site in Veterans Square, at Sunrise Highway and Francis Lewis Boulevard, Rosedale.

Memorials ErectedMarks the memorials here being erected by the residents of Rosedale.

The former and merged names of Rosedale include Foster’s Meadow. It was named by an early British settler John Foster, as was the Long Island Rail Road station when the railroad arrived in the late 1800s. The only road through the meadows, now an undeveloped part of Brookville Park, was known as Old Foster’s Meadow Road until it was renamed Brookville Boulevard in the 1920s. The neighborhood is presently served by the Laurelton station, with the town of Springfield absorbed by the new Laurelton Land Company real-estate development in the early 20th Century.

Brookville Park. The only road through the meadows, now an undeveloped part of Brookville Park, was known as Old Foster’s Meadow Road until it was renamed Brookville Boulevard in the 1920s.

Brookville Park BenchA park bench at Brookville Park awaits its next visitor.

St. Clare Catholic AcademySt. Clare Catholic Academy, 3725 Brookville Boulevard.

Seventh-day Adventist ChurchThe First Rosedale Seventh-day Adventist Mission Church

Rosedale LaundromatThe Rosedale Laundromat.

Notable current and former residents of Rosedale include Darren Robinson (rapper), Aida Turturro (actress), John Turturro (actor), and Nicholas Turturro (actor). Rosedale has sufficient schooling infrastructure, especially at the Elementary stage. The schools in Rosedale are Sunrise School, William Haberle School, Rosedale School, and St. Pius X Elementary School. The Rosedale School is a public institution that runs from Kindergarten to Grade 6. St. Clare is a private school with over 500 boys and girls in Grades pre-kindergarten to 8.

New York City BusA New York City bus runs its daily route through Rosedale.

Rosedale Christian AcademyThe RCGA, the Rosedale Christian Gifted Academy.

Rosedale Patrolled by New York City PoliceRosedale is patrolled by the 105th Precinct of the New York City Police Department.

Rosedale HouseFine Colonial homes and ranches are considered affordable when compared to other New York City areas with starting at $700 thousand..

The Rosedale Civic Association has served the community for over 50 years. They meet every month to discuss community issues, including the appropriate sharing of critical information pertaining to availability of services, and to disseminate information on matters of public importance and of general interest. The association also recognizes the importance of economic development necessary to maintain and enhance the suburban-like quality of life resulting in a model quaint and harmonious multi-ethnic Rosedale. In fact, the area is considered as NYC’s highest-numbered streets, when you add the cross streets together. NYC’s highest-numbered individual street, 271st, is in Bellerose but the biggest numbers are in Rosedale. Real estate in Rosedale has both apartments and homes to rent or buy. Fine Colonial homes and ranches are considered affordable when compared to other New York City areas with starting at $700 thousand.



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