Flushing is an area long associated with newcomers to New York, from the Dutch colonists that arrived in 1645, to the waves of immigrants coming from Taiwan, Japan, Korea, and mainland China in the centuries since.
Today, the neighborhood has evolved into a thriving hub of culture and commerce with a unique community character. On nearby Main Street, discover the diverse mix of local businesses, specialty food markets, and global cuisines that put Flushing on the map as a foodie destination.
Flushing is also home to some of New York City’s most important cultural venues and parks. Within a short stroll, find world-class institutions like the Queens Museum, the New York Hall of Science, the Queens Public Library, and Queens Museum of Art. Venture beyond Longfield’s community green space to explore nearby Flushing Meadows Corona Park, the Queens Botanical Garden, the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, and Citi Field, home of the New York Mets.