Profile for Elmhurst, New York, NY
Lamount Avenue and Hampton Street, Elmhurst, NY
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Elmhurst is a neighborhood of Queens
. Elevation is 26 feet.
Bounded by Roosevelt Avenue, Junction Boulevard and the Long Island Expressway.
Former and merged names include:
English colonists moved here after an earlier settlement in Maspeth was destroyed in Indian raids
Developed by millionaire Cord Meyer Jr. Streets were named alphabetically, from Atom to Zuni
Well-known residents have included:
· William Casey, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, director of the Central Intelligence Agency
· Patty Duke, actress
· Ella Fitzgerald, jazz singer
· Clement Moore, poet
National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks, Gloria Jean's
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