Profile for Whitestone, New York, NY
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Whitestone is a neighborhood of Queens
The community was named for rock at point where tides met from the East River and Long Island Sound
Elevation is 49 feet.
Bounded by the East River, Clearview Expressway, Bayside Avenue, 29th Avenue and Whitestone Expressway.
Former and merged names include:
Boomed after construction of a stamping mill in 1854
Well-known residents have included:
· Francis Lewis, signer of the Declaration of Independence
National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
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