Murray Hill, NY
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Before the area was developed for residential housing in 1889, Murray Hill was the location of several large nurseries owned by the King, Murray, and Parsons families. The Kingsland Homestead has been preserved as the home of the Queens Historical Society. The Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary and Victorian Garden is also located in Murray Hill.
The neighborhood is served by the Murray Hill station on the Long Island Rail Road's Port Washington Branch, offering service to the Woodside station and to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. Numerous bus lines operate through Murray Hill, providing service to Flushing and the terminus of the IRT Flushing Line in the New York City Subway system.