Profile for Forest Hills, New York, NY
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Affluent suburb; long known as the site of the U.S. Open tennis tournament
Forest Hills is a neighborhood of Queens. Elevation is 59 feet.
Former and merged names include:
Developed by millionaire Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage, founder of the Russell Sage Foundation
Filming location for:
· 2001 movie, "The Royal Tenenbaums"
· 2004 movie, "Spider-Man 2"
· 2007 movie, "Spider-Man 3"
Well-known residents have included:
· Art Garfunkel, musician
· Geraldine Ferraro, first woman to run for vice president on a major party ticket
· Helen Keller, deaf and blind woman who became an inspiration to people with disabilities
National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
- Festival of the Arts - June 10, 2007
- Fall Street Fair - Sept. 30, 2007
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