Easy commute to Manhattan, close to highways and full of shops and restaurants, Rego Park has quickly become of the top neighborhoods in Queens. In recent years, this area has experienced an influx of people from other parts of the metropolitan area.
Rego Park is a Neighborhood in the New York City Borough of Queens.
The upper-middle-class neighborhood has much to offer. It is truly a bustling community, home to many families, a diverse population from all over the world. Rego Park is lined with tall apartment buildings with “Manhattan-style amenities”, quaint Tudor homes, as well as single and multi-family homes. Excellent transportation options, quality schooling, and a wide number of shopping and restaurants make this Queens neighborhood a highly desirable real estate location.
This charming, family neighborhood took its name after the Real Good Construction Company, which began development of the area in the mid-1920s. “Rego” comes from the first two letters of the first two words of the company’s name. The company built over 500 eight-room homes costing $8,000 each. A sought-after area of the neighborhood is the Crescents, a series of crescent-shaped streets that showcase well-kept Tudor and single-family homes sporting manicured lawns and shady trees.
Rego Park is home to some of the best shopping in Queens. Queens Center Mall, The Rego Center I and II shopping complexes feature stores like Costco, Century 21, Bed, Bath and Beyond, and Burlington Coat Factory. The eateries reflect its blend of cultures with a wide selection of authentic cuisine from around the world. Imported goods line shelves at the supermarkets and specialty stores line the streets.