ePodunk - The power of place
PLACE SEARCH
   State:    
Include former names         Go To:
Advanced search | Cemetery search
ASTORIA COMMUNITY PROFILE
New York > All counties > Queens County > Astoria
QUICK LINKS

Profile for Astoria, New York, NY

Astoria postcard post card - Hellgate Bridge, Astoria, NY
Hellgate Bridge, Astoria, NY

Send us your Astoria photos:

Tell us the pros & cons of Astoria
Blog about Astoria
Astoria map
Astoria is a neighborhood of Queens.

The community was named after John Jacob Astor, fur merchant and capitalist.
Elevation is 23 feet.


The neighborhood is on the East River.
Former and merged names include:
· Hallett's Cove
The Triborough and Hell Gate bridges cross here.

Power plants in Astoria provide most of New York's energy.

Local development was shaped by Greek immigration in the 1920s and 1960s.
Home of Steinway & Sons piano company.
Filming location for:
· 1990 movie, "GoodFellas"
· 1986 movie, "The Money Pit"
· 1993 movie, "A Bronx Tale"
· 2006 movie, "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints"
Well-known residents have included:
· Tony Bennett, singer
· Christopher Walken, actor
· Chamique Holdsclaw, basketball player
Fictional characters who hark from here include:
· Archie Bunker
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Astoria Park
Historic sites and museums: American Museum of the Moving Image, Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum
Colleges and universities: Drake Business School

Listed places near Astoria

Click on a group to see the items on the map
 
Please wait while the map loads... click here to force load
Astoria
Queens County
New York
Add extra pins to the map by clicking on the list above the map. You may click the displayed pins for more information, or search the displayed pins by using the above search field.

Note: Neighborhood names and boundaries may differ, depending on the information source.

Astoria Web sites
Attractions
Cemeteries
Census & demographics
Historical societies
Housing & real estate


Job Search
what
job title, keywords, or company name
where
city, state, zip code
jobs by Indeed


EPODUNK USER REVIEWS & BLOGS

LOCAL GUIDES

More info about Astoria:

RECORD SEARCHES
EPODUNK EXTRAS
OTHER EPODUNKS
FEEDBACK

Send us your corrections and additions

Search Health Care Jobs





powered by HospitalJobsOnline.com
Blogs about Astoria