Introduction to Garden City, New York
Garden City, New York, in Nassau county, is 1 mile NW of Hempstead, New York and 18 miles E of New York, New York. The village is in the Nassau - Suffolk area. There are 21,672 residents in Garden City.
Garden City History
The village of Garden City was founded in 1869 by Irish multi-millionaire Alexander Turney Stewart. The area was merged with the village of Garden City Estates in 1915. It was incorporated in 1919. The village continued to develop after World War II. The high school of the village was established during this time.
Garden City and nearby Attractions
- Garden City Community Park
- Long Island Children's Museum
- Eisenhower Park
- Cradle of Aviation Museum
- Belmont Park race track
- Brooklyn Children's Museum
Things To Do In Garden City
During you stay in Garden City, you can visit the Gothic Cathedral of the Incarnation. It is the final resting place of Alexander and Cornelia Stewart. The Cradle of Aviation Museum and the Long Island Children's Museum are popular tourist spots. You can also plan a daytrip to the Bronx Zoo, Queens County Farm Museum or the Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Garden City Transportation
John F. Kennedy International Airport is nearby.
Garden City Higher Education
Nassau Community College and Adelphi University lie within the village.