Garden City, a village incorporated in 1919, is located in the town of Hempstead, in Nassau County, on Long Island, New York. Residents of Garden City enjoy great neighbors, a rich history and convenient travel options. Cities or hamlets within 1.5 miles of Garden City include Garden City South, Garden City Park, Mineola, New Hyde Park, Stewart Manor, West Hempstead, Herricks, and Williston. Garden City is 5.29 square miles, has a population of 23,371 residents, and is located in the 11530 zip code. The name Garden City predates the Garden City Movement which had its genesis at the end of the nineteenth century. The Hempstead Branch of the Long Island Rail Road opened here in 1873. It still provides quick access to midtown Manhattan, which is only 18.5 miles away. Charles Lindbergh departed Roosevelt Field, in 1927, for his famous transatlantic solo flight. Long Island mega mall, aptly named Roosevelt Field, is built on that very same airfield. A Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train station is conveniently located in the village of Garden City, and travel time to Manhattan is approximately 45 minutes by rail.
There are seven schools in the Garden City School District: five primary/elementary schools, a middle school, and Garden City High School. Adelphi University, the first four year college in Nassau County, is also located in the city. Garden City has local restaurants, pharmacies, grocery stores and is in such close proximity to so many other towns and villages that anything one might need is easily accessible. Leading industries in the area are professional, scientific or technical in nature. The fields of finance and insurance run a close second. Prominent occupations are in sales and management. The Garden City Hotel is a prominent landmark offering guests lodging in a hotel with luxurious old world charm. Many of the important, groundbreaking first flights of aviation took place on the nearby Hempstead prairie. The Cradle of Aviation Museum is located in Garden City and celebrates Long Island’s rich contribution to aerospace, and seeks to continue to inspire generations into the future. Long Island Children’s Museum is a great place for children to have hands on experience with a wide variety of manipulatives to stimulate the imagination and delight the senses. Notables who have lived in Garden CIty are journalist Bill Moyers, former New York Jets quarterback Joe Namath, actor Telly Savalas, and musician/news anchor John Tesh.
With so many wonderful features and attractions, it is no wonder why so many prospective homebuyers consider purchasing a home in Garden City. Homes currently for sale in Garden City range in price from around $209,000 for a one bedroom, one bathroom home, to around $4.9 million for a seven bedroom, seven bathroom single family home situated on 1.7 acres. The average home in Garden City sells for approximately $875,500. Garden City has an impressive inventory of properties for sale, including condos, single family home and townhouses. Beautiful Tudors, mediterranean, center hall colonials, brick front traditionals, capes, and both English and Dutch colonials are styles commonly found in this remarkable community.
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